Ross Lloyd
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Ross is a 3rd year History and Government student. He is the copy editor at The Beaver, but also contributes satire and opinion.

The Beaver reports: S.E.X and the City

As living costs skyrocket in London, LSE students are hard pressed to sustain lifestyle habits previous generations took for granted. Whereas students previously could afford gimp leather suits and latex puppy gear out of their student loans, the rising cost…

Ode to the Right Winger

“I have my final victory! The man of words; the child of Thatcher cried. Where is my wreath? My chariot of fire?” “The slings and slurs I suffered so, From wheezing academics in their ivory towers, From triggered libs who…

Big red ball in NAB ‘might fall at any moment’ warns LSE Director

Dame Minouche Shafik has warned staff and students this week that the ‘big red ball’ suspended in the NAB was not nearly as securely fastened as ‘we could have previously hoped for’. The Director’s response came after reports that several…

Ignorance is not bliss: a case for caring

A rebuttal was offered a few weeks ago in response to a Comment piece written by a powerful member of this newspaper. However boring it must have been, I admire the effort taken to point out the glaring errors, poor…

My Week as Felix the Beaver

What is it like to be a worker not only sweaty and uncomfortable, but simultaneously a strange looking but lovable beaver man (or woman) bobbing around campus extracting smiles from students and professors? When Karl Marx called for workers of…

From Our Mouth to Your Ears

Four new podcasts take you through the New Year. From DJ sets to climate catastrophe, 4 new podcasts mark a shift towards different media forms this year for the Beaver. There is a huge variation in content: from engaging passive…

LSE charities make final push before the Christmas Break

A week before the end of Michaelmas term, students would be mistaken in thinking that now is the time for wrapping things up (pun intended) and bracing for a cold December. For many LSE charities, work has just begun. The…

LSE Increases Opportunities To Study Abroad

Why now? The LSE responded to what it deemed as an increasing demand for options to study abroad by announcing the new BSc in Language, Culture and Society starting in 2019/20. This echoes the LSE Director’s recent call for LSE…

Students Grill Minouche

Director Answers Tough Questions about LSE’s Brexit Fallout and the Charlottesville Protestor On Monday 15 October, LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik set out her ‘New Strategy’, addressing growing concerns over plummeting student satisfaction, complaints over the quality of teaching, and…

LSE Campus Becomes Battleground for Economist Civil War

To mark 500 years since the beginning of the Catholic Reformation, ‘Rethinking Economics’, a progressive economics campaign group, nailed its ‘33 theses’ to the doors of the LSE Student Union building. The organisation claimed on its website that the stunt…