Christina Lauren
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Student writer. Jamaican leftist. Twenty.

See you on the Flipside

I sort of fell into working for the Beaver. I spent the entirety of my first year reading it because my friend Isabella, who’d go on to become my flatmate, worked as a staff writer and I was keen to…

The Gay Agenda

Here’s the tea. Year-round state subsidised iced coffee The dismantling of the oppressive structures of heteronormativity Recognition of cuffed jeans as a hallmark of bisexual culture Comprehensive sex education Stopping straight men. Just stop. Letting trans people use whatever bathroom…

Inside LSELove

There’s something special about LSELove that I think says a lot about the culture of LSE in general: it isn’t even run by an LSE student. Now I won’t name her for legal reasons but the girl who’s supposedly behind…

Making Bob Marley: The Strife That Shaped a Legend

Bob Marley died nearly forty years ago, yet his cultural impact still resonates. He’s the most widely recognised Jamaican, dominating living legends like Usain Bolt and Grace Jones. His song ‘One Love’ was declared the song of the 20th century…

Making New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

If you find yourself making the same resolutions every year, it’s time to take a step back and consider making some you’ll actually keep. Luckily, we’re here to guide you through the process.