Jason Reed
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A Look Into Three Strikes

Earlier this month, hundreds of LSE students took to the streets in central London as part of the international climate protests movement. In tandem with students around the world, the protesters marched through Westminster to make a point about the…

Campus Is Abuzz With Exams Talk As LSE Clarifies Its Assessment Regulations

The LSE has announced that first-year undergraduate students will have access to in-year exam resists for the first time in 2019. This week saw the long-anticipated release of the LSE exam timetable for summer 2019. The full timetable of exams…

The Right-Wing Student Group That Is Falling Apart Before It Has Begun

Images: Twitter @TPointUK The Right-Wing Student Group That Is Falling Apart Before It Has Begun Turning Point UK has barely been active for a fortnight and it already appears to be collapsing – the leader of its LSE chapter tells…

LSE Takes On Plastic Waste With New Water Fountain

LSE’s Head of Sustainability claims that the new water fountain, which has been installed on campus as part of the #OneLess campaign, “will enable students… to be part of the solution to our global plastics issue”. Students walking by the…

Government to Crack Down on ‘No Platforming’

The document published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission is being seen as an attempt to clamp down on censorship of controversial speakers on university campuses. The government has published new guidelines on free speech in universities which presents…

Activist Pioneers Kick Off LSE LGBT+ History Month Events

On Friday 1 February, three prominent activists instrumental in the founding of the LGBT+ movement shared their stories in a public lecture. OUTing The Past is a campaign started in 2005 by LGBT+ charity Schools OUT UK to raise awareness…

At Davos, Minouche Talks Climate and Influences Business-Leaders

Image courtesy of Bloomberg (2019) The LSE Director attended the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Switzerland along with politicians, business-people and other prominent voices from around the world. LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik attended the annual meeting of the…

The NUS is a sinking ship – let’s escape while we can

The LSE should join the 15 plus universities who have left the NUS due to poor representation. The National Union of Students (NUS) is in dire financial straits. Letters and financial statements leaked in recent weeks have exposed an economic…