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The Making of “Sauvage”

Last month, writer-director Camille Vidal-Naquet’s feature debut Sauvage was released in cinemas. I had the fortune of meeting him and his lead actor Félix Maritaud – recipient of the Rising Star Award at Cannes 2018 – to discuss the technical…

APRIL FOOLS: Minouche Announces The Globe Sculpture to be Taken Down

Editors note: this article was published as a joke on April Fools day 2019 as a light hearted joke towards the ugly globe that has been erected on campus. This article is not meant as a political statement or to…

Zoo Hits New Low as AU Members Try (and fail) to Hit the Dance Floor

So it turns out there is something worse than getting pissed up in Zoo – being sober and standing outside it. Last Wednesday, dubbed Shite Night, was an odd one. I wasn’t drinking as part of my end of year…

Football or Women’s football – what’s the catch for women playing sport at the LSE?

Written by Marion Lieutaud, Sociology (PhD) and Eponine Howarth, Law (ug) [Editor’s Note: This article was edited from the original one that Marion and Eponine sent to us. As a result, some key information that has since been re-inserted was…

Open Book: Mental Health and… Progress

So that’s it; the term is over and so is this blog. I want to take a moment to reflect on the 8 weeks of stories that Open Book has shared. What purpose has this blog served, if any? Will…

Goodbye to The Beaver

The Beaver is my home. It is the university family everybody wants. It is the friend everybody deserves. I don’t know better people. Memes aside, the last three years at university have been difficult and emotional. But recently, as I’ve…

Solace in the Sports Section

I hated playing Imperial anyway. Their captain is an awful bloke and the pitch is by Heathrow airport. Around half an hour in to the game, I made a fateful turn chasing down their left-back, heard a click in my…

Sports, Community and other Rare Treasures

One thing I noticed in the SU elections was how all the candidates loved to talk about community. Activities & Development candidates competed over how many student events they could run. Gen Sec candidate Alex Selway focused his campaign on…

See you on the Flipside

I sort of fell into working for the Beaver. I spent the entirety of my first year reading it because my friend Isabella, who’d go on to become my flatmate, worked as a staff writer and I was keen to…

The Beaver Front Cover Awards

GAYEST COVERThe sex. The colours. The kiss. It’s all popping in this 2008 issue. BEST CARTOONThe giant student body breaks free of its bonds as an academic looks on. We live for the drama. THE ETERNAL STRUGGLE“HOPES FOR MORE LIBRARY…

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