Isabella Pojuner
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2nd year Government and History student, News Editor, environmentalist

China-Taiwan Tension Feeds LSE Globe Furore

This article previously referred to Taiwan as recognised by the UN as part of the Republic of China (ROC). The UN does not in fact recognise the island of Taiwan’s formal independence or sovereignty. Ten days after it was installed,…

Campus Globe Vandalised in Palestine Protest

On the day Mark Wallinger and the Director opened ‘World Turned Upside Down’, a public art sculpture on Sheffield Street, the first of a series of vandalisations was made to the globe within five hours. Students, staff and tourists have…

A History of LSE Events

Muhammed Ali speaking in the Old Theatre in 1971 To the public, the LSE is known best for being a hotbed of socialism, a springboard for investment bankers and accountants, and holding public lectures. Whether or not these perceptions have any…

“Familiar, Strange & Subject to Change”: LSE’s Sculptures

Image courtesy of Mark Wallinger and Hauser and Wirth  In 2005, LSE’s resident penguin and elephant Tembo made their home on campus from Canada, donated by General Course alumnus Louis Odette. In March 2009, the penguin, barring its flippers, disappeared…

KCL Student Activists Temporarily Blocked From Campus Upon Queen’s Visit

On Tuesday (March 19) around 10 KCL students were temporarily prohibited from using their student ID cards to access KCL entrances and pass through gates. This coincided with a visit from the Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge, who opened…

The People Behind LSELove

Written by Isabella Pojuner, transcribed by Zehra Jafree and edited by Morgan Fairless. Illustration by Amelia Jabry. Along with receiving between 60 to 70 anonymous submissions a day, rescuing lost Oyster cards, bolstering BNOC reputations and fuelling political rivalries, LSELove…

LSE Students Succeed in Labour Students Elections

Last Thursday, two second year LSE students were elected to the national student wing of the Labour Party. Rania Ramli, a second year Economics student, was elected National Chair. Angus Reilly, a second year Government and History student, was elected…

Students Form Coalition for Second National Climate Strike

An LSE-wide campaign to participate in the second Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration, on the 15th of March, is in the works. This is the first major LSE student-led action on an environmental issue since the now-defunct LSE Divest group…

SU Elections Begin

Yesterday nominations for SU elections opened. They will close on the 7th. 7th March: Nominations for SU elections close at 3pm. 14th March: ‘Meet the Candidates’, an introductory event giving nominated candidates the opportunity to announce policy and engage with…

International Fees Fixed From 2020

Image: Nona Buckley-Irvine, Gen Sec 2014-2016, courtesy of LSESU On his Instagram story, SU Gen Sec Zulum Elumogo announced that the LSE Council agreed to fix tuition fees for undergraduate international students throughout their study at LSE, regardless of their…