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Dix conseils que j’aurais aimé avoir quand je suis arrivé à LSE

Salut et bienvenue à tous – soit les étudiants qui retournent, soit ceux qui viennent à LSE pour la première fois. La société des langues modernes est ravie de vous présenter notre nouveau blog! Chaque semaine (ou quinzaine) nous allons…

Hollywood’s shelf-life does not apply to Tarantino ★★★★★

It’s never difficult to tell when you’re watching a Tarantino film. His ability to mix darkly serious plots (which often include numerous counts of violence and profanity) with comedy unmistakably marks each of his films.  Tarantino has an ingenious knack…

Le spleen n’est plus à la mode (c’est pas compliqué d’être heureux)
Title credits - lyrics by Angèle and Romeo ElvisPicture credits - Jamaica1802 (Pixabay)
Sleep with, not on, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Starring two of the finest (and finest-looking) actors of their generation, this underrated gem is as much a study of the baggage of thirst as of its timeless appeal. “Take off your clothes” “But you saw everything last night” “Well,…

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…

after

What gets me most is that he’ll never go through an ounce of the sickening aftermath that I have lived. The first person I told about the assault was my 7th grade English teacher, over facebook messenger, almost 5 months…

The Ordinary Life of Arty Fishal

Arty Fishal is a regular guy. He lives in London, he has a job at a bank. He works six days a week. Every morning, Arty wakes up at 6AM to take the tube and gets to work by 7.…

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…