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Pockets of community: LSESU Bhangra Society

I want to tell stories about thriving pockets of community at LSE in conversational narrative vignettes. They’ll eschew heaviness and pretension. They’ll focus on the very human: thoughts, feelings, and emotions—things no less true than sombre facts. My goal is…

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…

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…

Cliteracy Class 2: Keeping it fresh

Welcome one and all to a fresh new year of Cliteracy – your LSE source for judgement-free, no shame chat about what we’re all thinking about: sex. Avid readers of The Beaver (if you’re out there) may remember my witty…

US Women’s Colleges: Your questions answered

I am a General Course student, and back in the US of A I attend Wellesley – the women’s college, the Hillary Clinton school, all that, yes. Compared to people in my home state, a lot of LSE students actually…

First-year survival guide

Around a year ago, I was anxiously searching the internet for positive affirmations and reassurances about university. I was moving to a completely new city, all by myself, and wasn’t really sure what to expect. The number of resources out…

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