Qualified Without a Degree

Bader Almutawa In this day and age, most jobs require that the applicant has a degree in a related field. For example, an accountant most likely has at least a bachelor’s degree in accounting. A mechanical engineer with a postgraduate…

Tourist visa? More like a political visa!

Bader Almutawa The concept of a visa is quite simple. A prospective traveller is supposed to fulfil certain requirements set by the host country’s government in order to travel to said country. However, there can often be complications beyond this…

We cannot celebrate Thatcher or Johnson.

Thatcher decimated the North, removed opportunities from the working class and poisoned Britain, Johnson will do the same… One of the most enriching aspects of attending LSE is mixing with people of different nationalities, ethnicities and classes. We should all…

The World of Keith Haring

Keith Haring, like so many others, died from AIDS in 1990. His work as a visual artist throughout the 1980s remains instantly recognisable, and has influenced everything from fine art to classroom doodles.  Haring’s presence in the New York creative…

Worst internet moment of the decade: Covfefe

On 31 May 2017, shortly after midnight, the 45th POTUS tweeted “Despite the constant negative press covfefe”. Yes, he made a spelling error, and yes, the liberal American media went absolutely insane about it and pretended like they didn’t know…

Best internet moment of the decade: National Snake Day 2016

Everyone remembers where they were on National Snake Day, 2016. After months of an escalating feud between Taylor Swift and Kanye West, two of the most annoying people in the entertainment industry, Kim Kardashian West ended it all over Snapchat.…

From Blind Marriage to Member of Parliament: Kuwait’s Path to Women’s Rights

[Picture taken from @StudyLSE Twitter] Three things on LSE’s campus are particularly interesting for both domestic and international students: the Women’s Library, International Women’s Week, and the naming of the LSE towers after female suffrage campaigners. They allow us to…

Worst musical of the decade: Spider-Man Turn off the Dark

There is nothing in the world I wish I had seen live more than Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark — and I missed seeing Beyonce in 2009 because I was fighting with my mum. A Spider-Man musical, how fucking iconic. …

Best musical of the decade: Hamilton

I originally was going to talk about the best and worst play of the decade. I wanted to rave about something artistically mind-blowing, like Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. It’s a great show. If you haven’t yet,…