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.

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…

LSE Student Runs For Local Council

LSE undergraduate James Slater will be standing for election as Labour Councillor for Hamstead Town on December 3rd. The 19-year-old social policy student will be the youngest candidate to have ever stood for the position, and if elected will be…

Pushback Against KCL “Safe Space Marshal”

The King’s College London Libertarian society has launched the ‘Abolish KCLSU’s Safe Space Policy’ campaign, in response to what they deem as an attempt to “police speech.” The campaign is concerned with the issue of ‘Safe Space Marshals’, a salaried…