Columns

Regular columns from LSE students.

Last Editorial: Goodbye Beaver!

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor. This is my last ever Editorial – the very last one! Can you believe it?! Looking back over my time as Exec, I feel proud of everything we have achieved as an Editorial Board, and…

Falling Flat: My Forage into London Housing

Remarkably, I have made it to second year, and begin the new academic year with unbridled enthusiasm for my studies and a burning desire to truly know the causes of things. Even more remarkably, the Beaver have invited me to…

The Best Friend’s Best Friend – A Freshers Phenomenon

I like to think that I’m a very reasonable person. I’m a nice gal. But at the moment I’m being faced with a real dilemma, a proper moral test. It’s similar to when you meet your new partner’s ex, or…

Lent Term – The Time for Giving Up?

Well, God knows how we’ve got here, but according to my timetable we’re almost at the end of second term. This means the inevitable; exams are approaching. I reckon you could probably tell the beginning of exam season just from…

Halloween – The Rise and Fall of Molly’s Principles

It’s that time of year again. It’s Halloween. Perhaps the most bizarre of all the strange festivities, each year I moan for the entirety of October, lamenting about how capitalism is abusing popular culture to rip us all off. You…

Election Night: Cold Hearts, Warm Pints

It started well. I must admit that it did start well. The screens were blaring, the coffee had been chugged, the power naps were had and the vibes were good.There were hot dogs. Being the inclusive liberals we are, there…

Editorial : On the Death of a Friend

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor. Don’t let the title of this Editorial put you off. I am not usually one to express grief so openly, and being only 21 years old I can say that I haven’t experienced too many…

Editorial : This Week in News

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor.  Its already Week 3! Since last Tuesday, there have been some pretty interesting developments both at home and abroad,  so I thought I’d do a round up of the more riveting ones thus far. On…

Editorial : Spring Cleaning Anyone?

  By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor. Last week, I attended the open meeting organised by the United Voices of the World (UVW) trade union which was held in support of the LSE Cleaners.  The cleaners are directly employed by Noonan Services…

Editorial by Taryana Odayar : Another One Bites the Dust!

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor.  And we are off! Welcome to yet another year at the LSE! What with Corbyn being recently re-elected leader of the Labour Party, Cruz’s Texan turnaround in endorsing Trump’s presidential candidacy, and His Holiness the…