Morgan Fairless
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LSE’s 2030 Strategy is a sign of good times to come. Students should engage with it

After a year at this university, I have come to perceive that very few people around me show any excitement about the LSE. Despite its incredible offer of academic prowess, impactful and innovative research and a campus in the centre…

Dame Minouche exhibits her LSE 2030 strategy at School-Wide Forum

On Friday 2 November, LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik and members of the School Management Committee hosted a town hall addressing LSE’s 2030 Strategy – set to launch in March of next year. This event was the final in a…

LSE Director Hosts Second Student Forum

Attendance LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik hosted a second student-only forum on Monday, 5 March. This time, the event advertised free pizza, which may have been a motivation for attendance. More than 100 students attended the event, and – as…

General Secretary Campaigns Kick-off at Hustings

Hustings The initial hustings for the LSESU Lent Term Elections saw General Secretary candidates Zulum Elumogo and Waleed Malik give their first candidate speeches of the electoral cycle. The hustings were held on Wednesday, 28 February. Discounting our three representatives,…

LSE Takes Steps Towards Assessment Diversification

Despite growing support for assessment diversification, the LSE’s assessment policies have not changed, as LSE faculty have been slow to adjust. Pressures by students and some faculty members have successfully created a movement for assessment diversification embodied in the Programme…

“The Post” speaks to our times, obviously

The Post is both a testament of the times it represents in its storytelling, as well as the times in which it was made. It is difficult to watch The Post without thinking of the #metoo movement, the times up…

Bankside House goes Uncensored

Last week Monday, with some cringe-worthy silences, some roaring laughter and a packed bar, Bankside House kicked off its first “uncensored” student comedy night of the year, featuring five acts by residents. The ambiance – and to a lesser extent…

Bankside Laundry Malfunctions Draw Criticism

Laundry has been a continuous  source of distress for residents at Bankside House. Since the start of Michaelmas Term, the operating system and the dryers have malfunctioned at different times. At a time which LSE is having issues with student…

A Successful Pride Week for the LSE LGBT+ Community

Deemed as a great success, LSESU’s Pride Week is over. The special week included a Drag show, film screening and several socials. The campaign’s purpose is to celebrate the LGBT+ community at the university. The general feeling from students is…

Forum with Director

On Monday the 6th LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik held the first student-only forum of the academic year. Held at The Venue, the event was marked by an overall relaxed atmosphere. Attendance was not large – around 80 undergrads and…