Open Book: Mental Health and… Pressure

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

Open Book: Mental Health and… Honesty

“I want LSE to open up about mental health.” That’s the sentence I’ve said the most in the last 3 months. When my friends cry because a seminar overwhelmed them, I’ll offer it to them as a word of reassurance.…

A Whirlwind 48 Hour Stop in Barcelona.

In Spain’s most cosmopolitan city , you’ll sample traditional paella, face the kicks of tapas and sweet sangria, binge on seafood delicacies, enjoy the vibrant nightlife and make your mind up as to whether the 100+ years of unfinished Sagrada…

The Path Home

  by Melissa Au   When you ask where home is, I can give you a variety of answers. I was born in Hong Kong, but I grew up in Shanghai. I’m not deeply familiar with either of these cultures…

The Flow of Water and the Drought of Blame 

Firstly, I must yet again begin with an apology. I would like to blame exam season, or something equally justifiable, but i’m afraid my blogging absence is only attributable to something far deeper. The problem is, I’d built my extensive…

Low Expectations and Even Lower Water Pressure

I can only apologise for what has been an inexcusable break in blog posting. I am sure this literary drought has been of great trauma to the whole of my committed and extensive fanbase, as I starved you of your…

Get Amongst it: Swinging For Glory

Welcome to the first in a series of snappy ‘London Activity’ blogs based on my experiences of a fun and alternative set of things to do in London, primarily designed to inform and inspire your interest to get out and…

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, Right?

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: when the FOMO is a little too real to handle. At some point in time, studying abroad loses a little bit of its magic. Maybe it’s the day that you take a seat in…

My Non-Binary Diary: Coming Out (Again)

Written by anon So I just tried to come out (again) to my Mum. I say ‘tried’, in that her response was simply to tell me to “stop worrying”. How else to combat my dysphoria, than to simply forget it’s there?…

4. Game Theory: Dead Mice and Unreciprocated Oral Sex

Written by anon In the spirit of terrible movie trailers that give away every exciting part of the story, I’ve chosen to title my piece for maximum effect and the least subtlety. (But how are they related? The true mysteries still…