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

Student Uproar Over Warwick Group Chat

Warwick has faced a national backlash from students after reneging on their disciplinary decision last June to ban two students of five from campus for 10 years. In June, two of the other male students were suspended for one year,…

Feminist Interrupted Again

The civil rights advocate and critical race theorist Kimberle Crenshaw, known for developing the concept of ‘intersectionality’, was “aggressively interrupted” by a man at her workshop at the LSE on Monday the 21st, according to the LSE Gender Institute. Crenshaw…

Arrest Made in LSE Library

The arrest: what we know so far Last Monday evening, 14th January, a man of unknown age was arrested in LSE Library for unknown reasons. Reportedly, policemen arrived at the Library at approximately 7pm and were searching for the man…

The Crisis: it’s ecosocialism or fascism

The environmental crisis is huge – the biggest crisis humanity will see. It’s bigger than both World Wars and the Cold War combined. And it will cause the biggest changes to our political and economic systems. The UN Secretary-General Guterres…

‘Accelerated’ Two-Year Degrees In Pipeline

On the 18th of November, Universities Minister Sam Gyimah announced once again plans to permit universities the option to offer two-year undergraduate degrees, in place of the current, general, three-year model. The plans were initially proposed by the previous Universities…

London Labour Societies Boycott Westminster CLP

Last Wednesday, Labour societies across London rescinded their participation in and support for the Constituency Labour Party (CLP) of the Westminster borough. Their cited rationale was the CLP’s decision to invite Chris Williamson, a supposed “anti-Semite”, to speak.   UCL…

Vernon Bogdanor on Brexit: “the people should own it…if the people still want it”

Vernon Bogdanor is largely regarded as the UK’s foremost constitutional expert and is a Research Professor at King’s College London. Isabella Pojuner, News Editor at The Beaver, interviewed him on the UK’s current constitutional crisis: Brexit, before the Prime Minister…

Academics Contest Reforms To Trans Legislation

On Tuesday 16th October, 100 academics, including one from LSE, signed a letter regarding the Gender Recognition Act reforms published in the Guardian. This was then followed by a response from several LGBT societies at London universities, written by an…

Societies Report Abundance Of Fresh Meat

The beginning of the 2018/19 academic session has seen a new influx of undergraduate and graduate freshers, with many societies reporting an significant increase in the number of students attending ‘Give It A Go’ or introductory sessions. The Beaver News…

Kingsway Fire disrupts LSE100 classes

On the morning of Thursday 11th October, a small electric fire broke out at 20 Kingsway. Students walking past Kingsway on the morning of the incident were met with fire engines, security tape barring access to the campus via Kingsway,…