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Interview: hopes for closer collaboration between staff and students for LSE’s next sustainability agenda

Amongst the uncertainty and havoc of the current coronavirus pandemic, sustainability and climate justice seem to matter even more  Whilst we are all still trying to figure out how the pandemic translates into our day-to-day lives and near future it…

Dancing through LSE with Zulum Elumogo

Editor’s note – This interview took place last academic year. We are publishing this piece now to remind readers of the importance of a passion, especially in times like now where the world has been ‘turned upside down’. I met…

LSE launches first Sustainability Consultation

On Tuesday, 18 February, LSE’s Sustainability Team launched its first Sustainability Consultation. The event featured LSE Director Minouche Shafik, LSE’s Environment and Ethics Student Officer Saskia Marie, Professors Nicholas Stern, and Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute’s Centre…

Catching up with former Beaver staff Members

The Beaver, LSE’s official newspaper and student publication, has now been around for more than half a decade. Since its creation in 1949, it has seen numerous generations of ambitious student writers and editors join its ranks. Year by year,…

LSESU UN Society holds its first sustainable arts and crafts fair

LSESU UN Society is one of the best known and most popular societies on campus. On 11 December, the Society took a new approach, putting on outdone itself, bringing to campus for the first time, a Sustainable Arts and Craft…

LSE announces MSc International and Asian History

Following the creation of new undergraduate and masters programs last year, the International History department announced a new MSc on 20 November, focusing on International and Asian History. Applications for 2020/2021 are now open.  In order to recognise its expertise…

Carlos Peñalver: Conjuring art and environmental activism at LSE

Over the last few weeks Carlos Peñalver, a young Spanish artist, has been transforming the Central Building’s white walls into a large-scale, inclusive, and lively work of art. As students paced in and out of the building, the lower ground…

Raising mental health awareness: The Freedom of Mind Festival

Ella Marshall and the panelists on Mental Health and Culture: Derek Owusu, Triple O, Sonam Patel and Ruqaiya Haris. LSE’s first edition of the Freedom of Mind Festival took place during the second week of Michaelmas term, from 7 to…

LSE’s French population weighs in on Notre Dame Tragedy

Illustration by Raphaelle Camarcat The Notre Dame de Paris cathedral has outlived numerous revolutions, world wars and eras, standing over 800 years. However, the cathedral saw a tragic fire on Monday the 15th, causing a brutal sentiment of shock and…

Defying the stereotypes

Part B was reintroduced in 2015 as the Beaver’s well-needed arts and culture section. Today, it reflects a broader change on campus in all artistic domains. Although art can sometimes feel sidelined at LSE, artists and writers have been increasingly…