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…

The Cast of “Sweeney Todd” on dream roles and theatre at LSE and beyond

As the opening night for LSESU Drama Society’s Sweeney Todd approaches, I had the lovely opportunity to join some of the major talent behind the production to talk about dream roles, film adaptations, and theatre at LSE and beyond. I…

Pizza and Pasta at Princi

It’s hard to walk past Princi without stopping and gazing through its large windows to its inviting interior. Bakers, draped in white, stand over deep, glass display cases housing picturesque, flaky pastries amongst a background of visibly crusty, tanned boules…

“Sauvage”: The Humanity of Urban Animals

With his charismatic and resilient performance, Félix Mauritaud proves to be perfect casting in this documentary-style study of gay prostitution in France. Director Camille Vidal-Naquet’s carefully created film channels an abundance of heart and harsh reality. The attempts to achieve…

Is LSE Disneyland?

LSE is the equivalent of Disneyland with an academical spin. When children go to Disneyland, they are fully immersed in the experience. They look forward to it ahead of time. Their senses are hijacked by the glamour and activities. The…

What to Expect in a Mixed Raced Relationship

I’m mixed race – Afro-Caribbean and white, if I were to tick a box on a government form. I’ve spent most of my life in the Caribbean in a pretty comfortable middle-class background, and my boyfriend is about as middle…

Mental Health and… Sharing

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…

Save food, save lives

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. SAVE FOOD is…