An interview with the Gen Sec candidates (that showed up)

What should we do with LSELove? Zulum Elumogo: Leave it alone? It’s fine as it is. lsepunz4gaddasfis_sonsfundz: I’m Harry Compton, I run [Instagram page] lsepunz4gaddafis_sonsfundz, it’s fully regulated from yours truly. The one danger I see with LSELove is the…

Katie Tesseyman on Feminism and Inner Strength

Katie Tesseyman is a raging feminist and wants everyone to know it. If you have a problem with that, you should probably stop reading now. Katie grew up thinking that everyone was bisexual. She discovered that she was “the odd…

Stephanie Leung on life and law

Stephanie Leung is probably the kind of person my mother wants me to be when I grow up. She tells me about herself as we walk through Hyde Park. Steph is the president of Lawyers Without Borders. Lawyers Without Borders…

Christina Lauren on sexuality, racism, and environmentalism

Christina may just be best known at LSE as the resident LSELove commenter (more about this on page 19). But she’s so much more. She is an advocate for women and people of colour and the environment. She knew she…

Alex Selway on RAG and Voluntourism

What does charity mean to you? Charity has always been an important part of how I structure my life and giving back to society has formed a big part of who I am. As nerdy as it is, this passion…

Samir Patel talks to FLIPSIDE about getting hangovers and how to deal with them

Are you ready? I feel like I’m doing an interview for JP Morgan! How much did you drink last night? I wasn’t drinking too much, just the usual rum and coke and then I got dick of the day [from…

International Student Diary: Stripping, Pets, and Food

Where are you from? Ryan Lim: I’m from Singapore. I grew up in quite a few countries because my dad used to work in the airline business, so I was in Hong Kong for one year, then India for another…

The Bigger Picture: Fashion and Mental Health

This week, Jerome Paredes and Eloise Bond talk to FLIPSIDE on the fashion show this evening and how they manage to stay sane. What is fashion to you? JP: Fashion to me isn’t about clothing, it’s this nexus point between…

Education, Literature, and Poetry: Eileen Gbagbo and Martha Ojo

This week, we’re interviewing Eileen Gbagbo, the brain behind this year’s BHM issue, and Martha Ojo, SU education officer. Let’s start with Martha–what do you do as education officer? MO: My job is to represent all of the academic interests…

God, Dance, and Kendrick Lamar: Zulum Elumogo

Faith: Who is God to you? Love. Perfection. Grace. Everything I do is for His glory. I couldn’t live without Him and I wouldn’t want to. At the end of the day every knee will bow, so I’m just trying…