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A letter from Roar: my experience with student journalism

By Tara Sahgal, Editor in Chief of Roar, King’s College London student newspaper From one student to another, KCL-LSE backgrounds aside: being a journalist at university is a daunting task. As a journalist, you feel responsible for ensuring that students…

Deadly virus, deadlier rhetoric

On the 30th of January, the 2019 novel coronavirus was declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO). As of February 16th, 69,000 people have been infected and 1,699 have died. Whilst these statistics are certainly disturbing, they…

Career diversity in marketing and communication

(C) LSE Careers By Anna Leigh Today the media is an inescapable and ingrained force in our society. Whether it’s on your cell phone, advertisements in the tube, or even LSE’s own branding, you are consuming content nonstop throughout your…

Irish general election results 2020: seismic shifts, deep roots

It would hardly be an exaggeration to call last weekend’s general election in Ireland a turning point in the country’s history. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, the centre-right parties which have dominated Irish politics since the 1930s, together garnered hardly…

Happy 120th birthday Gadamer, with love from the LSE

Today, 11th February 2020, marks what would have been the 120th birthday of Hans-Georg Gadamer*—a prolific German philosopher and titan of the hermeneutical tradition right up until his death at the modest age of 102, in 2002. Hermeneutics is the…

LSE cleaners sound alarm on “second class” treatment, two years after in-sourcing

Two years after winning their fight to be hired directly by LSE, cleaners say that little has changed. Their complaints about a culture of degradation suggest a worrying pattern of treatment for the School’s newest staff. The strikes which captivated…

Change Makers is here to stay

Last year, LSE and LSESU piloted the first iteration of the Change Makers programme. Inspired by a similar programme at UCL, where she worked previously, new Pro-Director for Education Professor Dilly Fung brought the project to LSE, partnering with the…

Messy and victorious: a night of Brexit

I went to the Houses of Parliament last night as Big Ben rung eleven, and Britain began the official process of leaving the European Union. What I experienced was a messy, vulgar display of Britain’s best and worst. It was…

The ideological future of the Labour leadership after Corbyn

After the Labour Party faced its worst electoral defeat in 84 years on the 12th of December, Jeremy Corbyn finally conceded to calls for his resignation. It is no secret that ideological warfare has been entrenched within the Labour Party…

In conversation with the New York Federal Reserve Bank President

Photo: Federal Reserve Bank of New York On 14 January 2020, New York FED President John Williams discussed his recent panel ‘Working Together: an interdisciplinary approach to organizational issues’ at LSE. Beaver: What brings you to LSE today? Williams: I…