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BHM events: a round-up

This year, LSE kicked off Black History Month with a host of events that discussed a diverse range of socio-economic, cultural and political issues that affect Black students. On the first week of October, the Caribbean Society held its Meet…

Dr Camacho Felix discusses Decolonising the Curriculum

The chief drafter of the Inclusive Education Action Plan 2019/2020, Dr Sara Camacho Felix, presented her work on improving BME student experiences at LSE in a lunchtime seminar on Monday 28 October.

Student hustings sessions kick off LSESU election campaigns

By Nora Lorenz and Angbeen Abbas Over the course of two days the LSESU hosted two events for students to meet and quiz their future representatives running for positions in the Michaelmas Term 2019. The first hustings session took place…

Angelina Jolie Visits the Suffragists Towers

On 11 October 2019, LSE welcomed Hollywood actress and activist Angelina Jolie to campus. Her appearance, though brief, had a great impact, as she delivered a lecture focusing on the different aspects of violence against women and girls, as well…

Former LSESU Gen Sec Busayo Twins on Channel 4’s dating reality show The Circle

Former LSESU Gen Sec Busayo Twins joined Channel 4’s reality television game show The Circle on 9 October, presenting as a middle class white man named Josh. Contestants on The Circle live in the same house but never actually meet,…

SU Delay Causes Sanitary Product Shortage

Since the beginning of Michaelmas term there has been an absence of menstrual products throughout the Saw Swee Hock Building. SU Women’s Officer Maria Golub told The Beaver in a statement: “It was extremely disappointing for me to observe that…

LSE recognizes Tsai Ing-wen’s PhD

On receiving numerous queries regarding Tsai Ing-wen’s academic merit, LSE released a formal statement on Tuesday 8th October, verifying the legitimacy of Dr. Tsai’s PhD. “We can be clear the records of LSE and of the University of London –…

Brexit and Ego Death

There are two underlying forces in debate, and the formation of political discourse in general. These two forces dictate the ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ of debate, and in turn can determine the ideas that shape the political narratives of subsequent generations.…

Hearing From Our Alumni – 2016 Executive Editor Taryana Odayar

Initially joining The Beaver as a deputy Features Editor, I soon worked my way up to Features Editor and in 2016 became the first woman of colour to be elected Executive Editor in the newspaper’s 70-year history. In my first…

Election Night Surprises: Zulum and Martha Reinstated, Turnout Increases 5%

This article was written by News Staff Writers Zehra Jafree, Amber Iglesia and Lucy Knight. Naveed Kabir opened the LSESU Results Night by reminiscing on his previous year. He said his “highs were seeing close friends vouch for you, believe…