Colette Fogarty
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1st year International Relations student and News Editor.

Round One of Hustings Sees Low Participation and Common Concerns

By Colette Fogarty and Laura Zampini General Hustings Hustings for 15 different Student Union representative positions occurred at noon on Thursday 14th March, with each candidate giving a speech and answering audience questions. The event was sparsely-attended, with less than…

UCL Holds Referendum to Ban Smoking on Campus

Following campus smoking bans at King’s in 2016 and Imperial in 2017, UCL has held a referendum to ban smoking on campus. The referendum, which closed Friday, ended in favour of the ban, with 65% of voters in favour of…

Iconic nightclub KOKO closes its doors for the year

One of Camden’s most popular nightclubs and frequent Friday night spot for LSE students, KOKO, will be closing its doors on March 8th for structural redevelopment. The club will be closed until 2020, moving all of its events to the…

Warwick Group Chat Students Elect Not to Return: Exclusive with a Warwick Campaigner

Two Warwick students involved in a group chat threatening sexual assault against another student have stated they will not be returning back to campus, despite the university announcing they would permit them to restart their studies last week. The men…

Mearsheimer DESTROYS Liberals

Mearsheimer lecture on the failure of liberal hegemony On the 17th January, the Department of International Relations and the US Centre hosted speaker John Mearsheimer to discuss his new book The Great Delusion: liberal dreams and international realities. The so…

Hall Elections See Low Candidate Turnout

Every year as LSE students finish settling into their new accommodations and make their hall home, each hall holds committee elections in late October. Representative of the strong sense of community many students report having in their halls, committee members…