Flipside

See you on the Flipside

I sort of fell into working for the Beaver. I spent the entirety of my first year reading it because my friend Isabella, who’d go on to become my flatmate, worked as a staff writer and I was keen to…

The Beaver Front Cover Awards

GAYEST COVERThe sex. The colours. The kiss. It’s all popping in this 2008 issue. BEST CARTOONThe giant student body breaks free of its bonds as an academic looks on. We live for the drama. THE ETERNAL STRUGGLE“HOPES FOR MORE LIBRARY…

Rocks

I see rocks, cement blocks, gradually crumbling.Water flows and erodes them,wind blows and throws themaway.In time they melt.Slowly it happens everydayalways and anyway;watch it flow:panta rei. Warm hugs,smiles, laughs,shared mugs.Honest and rough. Those blocks that you built,Not in one off…

A Year in Review

With FLIPSIDE’s inaugural full year about to come to a close, it is prime time to look back at how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. FLIPSIDE consists of four very tenuous sections. SOCIAL has…

Mental Health and… Action

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…

10 Questions with Luke Williams

The 7s were once considered a team you joined if you loved your football but weren’t necessarily gifted in that department – how do you think that outlook has changed this season? Was it sudden or has this developed over…

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…

“The Golden Glove” – a slimy slap in the face

The feeling of drowning in pig shit whilst simultaneously being set on fire is a sensation known to few. But those who braved the entire 110-minute runtime of Der Goldene Handschuh (The Golden Glove) understand this feeling. Such a disgusting…

Mental Health and… Sleep

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…

Nomad

I live in a suitcase,  My head rests on a pile of scrunched up multi colored socks,  Bedsheets made of folded blue washed out pair of ripped jeans,  Covers composed of warm winter turtlenecks and marine blue wool jumpers,  Constantly…