A Journey Though Ramen Lane

Ladles of warming, creamy, intensely umami broth, painstakingly derived from animal carcasses, playing host to hand-formed waves of bouncy noodles, perfectly braised slices of pork and a myriad of other carefully chosen accoutrements. I am describing ramen. More specifically, tonkotsu…

The National throw us a curveball and a new album

Fans of The National should by this point be accustomed to the weird, but last week’s announcement of a sixteen track mega-album and a short film starring Alicia Vikander takes the band in a new artistic direction while continuing a…

Peers of the Realm

LSE has a reputation as a corporate factory where all the students do is study and try to get internships. In this mini-series, we will try to focus on other societies and student groups who do good. Peer Supporters are…

5 Romantic Date Spots

Bar hopping in Shoreditch, clubbing in Camden, chirpsing at a restaurant in Chelsea… what do these all have in common? You can’t afford them of course! Don’t worry, just because you’re broke doesn’t mean you have to completely forgo having…

The Oscars of the LSE SU

LSE’s students are looking forward to the glitziest night in the SU calendar: the Students’ Union Election Results Night. But the event has not avoided controversy. The SU has planned a shake-up to the traditional plans in an attempt to…

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…

“Light of My Life” – Affleck makes the familiar feel exciting

Light of My Life confidently conjures the common dystopian traits of emotional interdependence and high-stakes responsibility to make Casey Affleck’s second directing stint a success. Whilst the film fails to touch the soul like some of the genre’s strongest films,…

Bring Me The Horizon’s “amo” sets an evolutionary bar for the rock genre

Bring Me The Horizon are a unique band. Since their debut album in 2006, every forthcoming release differs to their previous work. With their sixth studio release, amo presents another directional shift that shakes up the rock genre for the…

Mental Health and… Support

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 is an exploration of how…

“Sweeney Todd”: Applaud for Drama Society’s Final Bow

The end-of-year musical is the flagship event in the Drama Society’s calendar. In collaboration with the Music Society, master’s student Layla Madanat directs the viciously dark comedy-drama Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Musical theatre is a treat…