LSE Limelight #20: Anti-racism student movements

“I thought it would be really interesting to look into what exactly is a student movement, what exactly does it achieve, why students decide to use occupation as a form of protest.” – Eileen Gbagbo, third-year International Relations student at…

LSE Limelight #19: Faith in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“When hierarchies of power and systems are being broken down it makes everyone ask the bigger questions. This intense awareness of pain and our own mortality gives me this longing for something more.” – Lauretta Garrard, a second-year student. In…

Crossing the Globe #8: Covid-19 Returning home to the US

“I felt like [London]was kind of a home away from home. I was expecting to have to 2 or 3 months left and that’s the hardest thing. I felt like there wasn’t enough closure.” As we face a global pandemic,…

LSE Limelight #18: Halls in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“Spending days at a time not seeing another person is something I’ve had to get used to” In this episode, Angbeen and Simran provide two heartwarming conversations about what it’s been like to live in halls during a global pandemic.…

Crossing the Globe #7: Covid-19 Returning home to Morocco

“Yes it’s not ideal but what this quarantine life has taught me is… just adapting and being grateful for what you have.” In this episode, we’re talking to Safuoa Berady, a first-year International Relations student who flew back to Morocco…

Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter ★★★★★

Laura Marling’s seventh full-length LP was released three months before its due date in the belief that people could do with some light entertainment. In this release, the thirty-year-old singer/songwriter creates something close to perfection with her almost overwhelming charm.…

Our last punch: reflecting on LSE Fight Night as our real bout against COVID-19 began

At the time of LSEAU Fight Night, sports leagues around the world were coming to a halt. Italian sports had already shut down and administrations around the globe were exploring the option of fixtures proceeding as normal without fans in…

LSE Limelight #17: Opposite time zones in LSE’s virtual campus

“I guess it would’ve been so nice just to have the sunny LSE campus that we have during exam period, where everyone’s stressed but we’re all together and we all go sit in a park and complain and then we…

Mulholland Drive: Can Film Be Philosophy?

If you study this Lynchian fever dream philosophically, it metamorphoses from a cinematic jigsaw into a subversion of traditional film narrative that provokes philosophical inquiry through emotion.

The Last Dam Word #4: April ’20

“Her and Ken are just friends but she clearly has feelings for him. I’m invested.” – Zehra Jafree on her discovery of Barbie’s  Youtube channel. For April we rant about ‘Too Hot to Handle’, a world of streaming beyond Netflix,…