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Open Book: Mental Health and… Socialising

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 explores how people from all…

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.…

Dear Crystal: Are we even friends?

Dear Crystal, I usually never miss class, but I just couldn’t drag myself to my 9am the other day. I had already decided I wasn’t doing the topic in my exam so I didn’t feel too bad about skipping out.…

Dear Crystal: I can’t stand him!

Dear Crystal, My friend is having her birthday party and I can’t wait to go. However, she’s invited someone that I absolutely can’t stand. Being in the same room as him makes me sick but he has responded that he…

Sex Advice from My Dad

Condoms have a 98% theoretical success rate when used correctly. And my parents did use them correctly, but no one ever thinks about the 2%. My parents were lucky enough to be in a situation where having another child wasn’t…

Dear Crystal: I’m a lonely second year in halls

Dear Crystal, I am a second year living in halls. I only live in halls because my strict parents didn’t feel safe letting me go into private renting. I have plenty of friends, however, they all moved out of halls…

Dishoom: Bombay in a Dish

Once heralded as London’s best restaurant, Dishoom is a cacophony of flavours, sights and smells. Situated in the middle of the buzzing cosmopolitan Carnaby Street, along with 4 other franchises across central London, Dishoom brings Bombay to your table. The…

Christie van Tinteren: On Doors

I’ve been at the LSE for a year and a half, I study Anthropology, and the Beaver team have made the error of asking me to write a weekly column. They are clearly desperate. This week I will be writing…

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