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a bipolar blog: covid-19 pandemic special

TW: suicide, self-harm, substance abuse It’s been over a month since my last bipolar blog on friendship. I’ll chalk up my tardiness to trying to survive our new normal. LSE campus has shut down and everyone is scrambling to figure…

ICYMI: LSE memes in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

Everything sucks, but LSE meme production has never been better. I thought I’d share my favourite ones about LSE’s shitty response to Covid-19. Beyond extremely driven student campaigning, the ubiquity of these memes should serve as further proof of how…

Animal Crossing: A Stalinist Take

Animal Crossing is a wonderful game that has arrived just in time for us to escape the misery of real life. It has also planted the seeds of regret for when exam results come in and you realise island life…

Go Fuck Your Banana Bread

Hey, listen: go fuck your banana bread.  Alright – wait. Please don’t go.  I’m sorry for telling you to go fuck your banana bread. Ah, shit, there I’ve said it again. I don’t know what’s going on. Why do I…

How to SHAG: What is safe sex and are people even having it?

While spring typically laid the plot for people’s Hot Girl Summer, fornicating is about two meters away from many a single/non-cohabitating person’s grasp this year — at least it should be. Lockdown has provided many people with ample time to…

Dancing through LSE with Zulum Elumogo

Editor’s note – This interview took place last academic year. We are publishing this piece now to remind readers of the importance of a passion, especially in times like now where the world has been ‘turned upside down’. I met…

Now Trending: Boredom

Approximately two weeks ago when LSE announced that the university would be moving online due to COVID-19, questions began trending amongst LSE students: 1. Will my spring week and/or summer internship be cancelled? *While frantically writing an email to HR…

FOMO and JOMO

“I wish I could be there right now,” “Hmm… it feels like I’ve been replaced overnight,” “I can’t believe she got married without me,” How many times have you mumbled these things in your head while scrolling through photos of…

Bank of England lowers base rate on street credit

The Bank of England’s Special Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC) met Friday and announced it would be lowering the base rate for street credit by 60 basis points, the largest single reduction in rates since the shocking underperformance of Wiley’s ninth…

Breaking: Failure to maintain globe causes dirt-related diplomatic debacle at LSE

The LSE Directorate had to move quickly late Friday as a custodial issue escalated into a minor diplomatic incident. Sources within the Estates Division confirm that the schedule for cleaning The World Turned Upside Down, commonly known as ‘The Globe’,…