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…

The Gay Agenda

Here’s the tea. Year-round state subsidised iced coffee The dismantling of the oppressive structures of heteronormativity Recognition of cuffed jeans as a hallmark of bisexual culture Comprehensive sex education Stopping straight men. Just stop. Letting trans people use whatever bathroom…

The Qualitative Manifesto

The history of LSE is the history of subject-degree struggle. Political scientist, anthropologist, sociologist, historian, geographer, theorist stand opposed to the economist, accountant, finance consultant, businessperson for the century (and a bit) for which LSE has existed. For so long…

Week 11 Blues: Diagnostic Criteria

The length of the day coincides with the strength of your will to go on. You have deadlines looming but can’t be arsed to do anything about them. You’re not even looking at the reading lists anymore. You’ve resigned to…

LSE: The World’s Finest Online University

LSE’s online streaming platform has quickly become the preferred way to study at the university. Although the Echo360 system has a long way to go to rival the slick streaming quality and customer interface of Amazon Prime, the system has…

Reading Week for the Many, Not the Few

Reading week is a blessing of a concept. An entire week with no classes or lectures that you are free to devote to doing whatever you like. Go back to wherever you called home before London, hell, leave the country…

Women’s Education is a SCAM

As of late, I’ve broken away from the typical student life of eating takeaway and watching Netflix. This isn’t to say I’ve been more productive with my use of time; instead, I’ve been reading romance novels set in the late…

An Animal Walks Amongst Us

You know him. He’s tall, with dark features and a healthy vitality. His existence lies on a plane beyond the rest of us. His energy is seemingly unwavering. There’s an air of mystery about him; he so rarely speaks. He’s…

LSE Tops Staff Satisfaction Tables

LSE has come top in the league table for staff satisfaction, in part due to new measures introduced by new director Minouche Shafik. The new measures – which include limiting staff contact hours with students to seven minutes a week…