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My Week as Felix the Beaver

What is it like to be a worker not only sweaty and uncomfortable, but simultaneously a strange looking but lovable beaver man (or woman) bobbing around campus extracting smiles from students and professors? When Karl Marx called for workers of…

New Black Mirror Special to be Based on LSE

Following the success of interactive adventure Bandersnatch in 2018, Netflix has announced plans for a brand new ‘choose your own adventure’ special inspired by LSE.  Bandersnatch, under the umbrella of the Black Mirror anthology, follows programmer Stefan as he navigates…

sexual-groundworks.definitions

It’s nothing new that sex makes for a great conversation topic. People love chatting, gossiping, and joking about it. In fact, every other sitcom is based on the premise that people enjoy sex talk. Take as evidence LSELove, the Beaver’s…

Cliteracy Class 3: flick your magic bean

If you’ve somehow misunderstood my overt innuendo, let me be totally clear: this week we are going to chat about one of my favourite things…MASTURBATION! Oh yes, Miss Pussy G loves a good stroke.   It’s a tragedy of our sexually…

Femininity is not a Weakness

In 2019, women are widely accepted in the Western world as equally valuable in potential, ability, and rights relative to men, in contrast to men’s history of privilege. But is this only a formality?

Gemini Man – where there’s two Wills there’s a way

In order to understand Gemini Man, you have to understand Ang Lee – or at least try to. The Taiwanese director is a darling of the Hollywood mainstream and an ingenious filmmaker. His career highlights include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon;…

Queer Eye is the only QE you really need to know at LSE

If you haven’t already heard of Queer Eye, then what heteronormative rock have you been living under? Queer Eye is the Emmy winning Netflix show where five fabulous queers travel around America imparting gay wisdom on those who need and…

No more excuses – how to enjoy London on the cheap

Theatre The National Theatre’s Entry Pass grants concession tickets for less than £10 for people under 26. The free Young Barbican membership can also get you theatre tickets for just £5, £10 or £15. between £5 to £15 The app…

Sexual Groundworks: Pilot

It’s Friday, I’m on a night out. A fellow dancer and I have been flirting for most of the evening, and it’s clear that the laws of student clubbing demand a one-night stand. There’s a well-known script for scenarios like…

An (Actually) Broke Student’s Guide to Surviving LSE

My first year at LSE was a rollercoaster. There were the highs: party invitations, academic seminars, fancy career networking events, a successful election, and coursework going well; things I was signing up to when I accepted my place at the…