Bhadra Sreejith
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Bhadra Sreejith is a third year Government and Economics student, and Managing Editor of The Beaver.

A Conversation on Indian Media: Interview with Siddharth Varadarajan

Bhadra Sreejith sits down with Siddharth Varadarajan, Founding Editor of The Wire, to discuss fake news, online advertising, and the Indian media industry. Siddharth Varadarajan is a senior political analyst, LSE alumnus, and the former Editor of The Hindu, the…

Editorial: On the Decline in Turnout

Another season of LSESU Lent Term Elections is behind us. Congratulations to all the winners, and commiserations to all the losers. It takes great courage to put yourself out there, and I promise you that this is a valuable experience—nothing…

Boycott NSS Campaign Gathers Steam

Despite the LSE and the Students’ Union’s efforts to get third -year students to fill out the National Student Survey (NSS), a Boycott NSS campaign has formed in response and appears to be gathering steam. LSE Boycotts the NSS, the…

Petition on LSE Summer Ball Receives 600+ Signatures

A petition to launch an LSE-wide Summer Ball to take place after exams each year was launched two weeks ago and has since acquired 615 signatures. The proposed ball, open to all students, faculty and alumni would be in “a…

LSE Needs to Diversify Assessment — Fast

3rd year Economics students have not had an easy time of it. They are the first cohort to have had January exams in both their first and second years, with second year January exams going so badly that all 600…

LSE Sees Increase in First-Class Degrees Awarded

The London School of Economics has seen a 6.7 percent increase in the percentage of graduates receiving first class honours over the past five years, according to a report published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. 28.9 percent of LSE…

“Disorganised” Examination Disappoints Econometrics Students

EC220 and EC221 students are vocalising their frustration over a reportedly “disorganised” and “unfair” economics examination held on January 4th. At least thirty-five students have taken to the department’s Moodle page to complain that their exam was “inefficiently conducted” and…

Editorial: The Case of the Misheard Gunshots

Chaos on Oxford Street on Black Friday Last Friday, I was at home resting with my flat after a terrible Zoo experience when I saw it. The BBC notification that something had happened in Oxford Circus hit our phones at…

Changing The System: In Conversation with Muhammad Yunus

In an exclusive interview, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus talks to The Beaver about social businesses, criticisms of microfinance, and whether voluntourism is a good idea Muhammad Yunus has no plans to slow down. In 1983, he pioneered the concept…

Editorial: The Pay Gap Revisited

Do women earn less than men? It’s more nuanced than you think. Econometrics has literally changed my life. It is by far my favourite subject this year. What I enjoy the most about it is its applications to the real…