Athina Khalid
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Why I’m Leaving the LSE: Part B Editor Speaks

When I heard back from the LSE, I spent the day researching the school, looking at international rankings for my field, acceptance rates, and delving into the depths of YouTube to find videos that might provide an insight into life…

Death of a Ladies’ Man

We went to Leonard Cohen’s grave on Thursday. It wasn’t yet a year since he had passed, but I don’t think he would have minded that we didn’t come on the exact one year anniversary. She read out one of…

Conceptual Art in St Paul’s Cathedral

Every time I’ve walked past St Paul’s Cathedral, I’ve wanted to go in, but it was too late, or I had somewhere to be. Without making a point of visiting, I’m not sure I would have made it in. But,…

New Sikh NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Rocks Canadian Politics
On October 1st, Jagmeet Singh was elected the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP). Singh surprised political pundits and NDP members by winning a clear majority—53%—on the first ballot. Singh is now the leader of Canada’s traditionally left-wing party,…