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Fight Night Sonnets

Can the brutality of Fight Night be captured through the language of love? Fight Night was one of the last major LSE events held before the school’s unfortunate closure. How fitting then, that it was one of its best. Talent,…

The Scoop: A round-up of the week’s (semi-true) stories

Men’s FC plan trip to UNESCO world heritage site for 2020 Tour Marking a significant break from tradition this year, the LSE Men’s FC have decided on the historic city of Canterbury, home to the famous Cathedral, for their annual…

VAR ruins Chelsea’s chance at a comeback

Oh Chels’. When I first came to London in September, promising articles were sprawled about the Blues all over the sports section of the Evening Standard. As an American, I was particularly enamored of Captain America, Christian Pulisic. The winger…

LSESU: This Girl Can

Empowerment and exercise combine for a week full of opportunity. The LSESU This Girl Can Week is running this year from the 10th to the 16th of February. Much like the nationwide This Girl Can campaign, our week-long version aims…

LSESU Pole Fitness – Debunking Stereotypes

All Photography by Angie Abdalla Strippers, sex, prostitutes, promiscuous females, perhaps even the recent movie ‘Hustlers’. These are probably the first few things which come to mind when one mentions pole dancing or pole fitness. While such stereotypes may hold…

Ollie Cook: LSE student turned Olympic Rower

I was told not to apply for LSE and then, when I got in, that I wouldn’t enjoy it; “It’s not that sporty… it’s not that, you know, fun”. LSE was, in the words of my head of sixth form…

Carol continues tradition of debauchery with the best of the AU out in full force

Oh Carol! I am but a fool. Darling, I love you, even though you treat me cruel. Once a year, the stars align and suddenly sinking a tepid beer at 6:45 AM becomes not only normal but thrilling; people who…

LSE Women: Tackling the stereotype of queerness in rugby

“It’s not gay if it’s rugby,” is a tactless phrase I’ve heard uttered multiple times by the Men’s Rugby team, usually after drunkenly kissing a comrade in Zoo. For Women’s Rugby, it’s a whole different field (you didn’t think I…

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium makes its NFL debut

Image of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium courtesy of Jacqueline Weitz The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium put on quite the show for its first two NFL games. The brand new stadium is the first of its kind in the UK: the football pitch…

LSE Men’s FC join in 24-hour charity football match

Men’s FC at the charity football match The Men’s Football Club (FC) are not always regarded as the most decorous club on the LSE campus; that could be saying more about other clubs than it does ourselves. On Friday we…