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Villalonga: my father’s hometown

As the holidays roll around, and with just one week left of the term, I catch myself thinking about my origins. As a third culture kid, it’s difficult for me to identify with a single location. My mother is American,…

Cliteracy Class 6: A Tale of Tinder Titillation

Hear ye! Hear ye! We gather here today to commemorate the binding of two souls; one flesh and one algorithm. Just a year ago after one too many drinks, Miss PG made a fated scroll through the Google Play Store,…

The 6 types of Tory you meet at university

For three years I have lingered among London’s Tory students. I have become well-known and then shot back into obscurity. I have espoused moderation and then pushed for radicalism. I have turned up to pubs, speeches, and debates in the…

The Beveridge Report 2.0: We went to Zoo

L-R: Morgan Fairless, Laura Zampini, Sebastian Mullen and Christina Ivey Once upon a time, we used to have a weekly report on the happenings at Zoo called The Beveridge Report 2.0 or simply The Beverage Report. For one time, and…

sexual-groundworks.pride (ep.3)

As a continental European, I first understood what it means to be proud when I spent my tenth year of school abroad in Scotland. The Scots are a proud people—proud of their beautiful country, proud of their age-old dislike of…

Race and sexuality: Stop it. Weirdo.

LSE is one of the most international universities in the world, and interracial couples aren’t uncommon – don’t get me wrong, I think this is a good thing. It only starts to get icky when someone says something like “My…

Cliteracy Class 4: There’s more to porn than just Pornhub

It would be easier to ask who hasn’t been on Pornhub than who has. Maybe once as a teen you opened it in a cheeky Google search with friends while your parents were out, or maybe you’re a versed navigator…

MSc Financial Astrology Launching in 2020

One of the most common criticisms levelled at the economics profession is the failure to predict the financial crisis of 2008. Indeed, it was this very issue that was raised by the Queen during her now (in)famous visit to the…

Get reading this reading week

Reading week is fabulous. University mandated time off. I for one will be spending the week doing just that – reading. Reading the menu of my favourite café to figure out which is my least guilty option. Reading the labels…

Pockets of Community: Enron Taster

A FLURRY OF shouting roiled in a classroom at 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields one school night. It was a hive of activity, tempers flaring, voices blaring. Someone yelled, “If the market closes below twenty-one, this guy’s fucked!” “Dropping!” “Oh fuck.…

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