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LSE Reach Semis of Alumni University Challenge

The Beaver conducted an interview with its old executive editor, Simon Garfield, now journalist and non-fiction author. He reveals insights into the alumni University Challenge, life at the LSE and careers in journalism. After successfully reaching the semi-finals of the…

Student-led Media Thrives at LSE

This past academic year, many new student-led journals have been made at LSE. These include Earthrise and 68. These have been considered proud achievements and a positive step toward seeing even more student activism and creativity at LSE. Earthrise Earthrise…

Carol 2018 – A Success?

It is December, and it is the time of year where LSE is at its most creative – with Carol. It has been described as LSE’s warped version of Cambridge’s May Ball, with less class and weirder and wackier costumes.…

LSE remains Top for Increasing Participation of Disadvantaged Students

The LSE, once again, remains the top university for increased access of disadvantaged students in the UK. Study conducted Reform’s study charts the average proportional increase in the disadvantaged students annually comparing that of the 2012-2013 academic year to 2016-2017.…

LSE charities make final push before the Christmas Break

A week before the end of Michaelmas term, students would be mistaken in thinking that now is the time for wrapping things up (pun intended) and bracing for a cold December. For many LSE charities, work has just begun. The…

LSE Email Accounts Hit by Mass Phishing Attack

LSE students and staff have been the target of a mass cyber attack with multiple cases of fake “phishing” emails being sent out to LSE-affiliated email accounts being reported. Mass emails are being sent with subjects related to students’ previous…

LSE’s answer to fake news: A new agency

In line with the the LSE Commission on Truth Trust and Technology report published on 19 November, recommendations have been made to establish a new agency to monitor and tackle the problem of fake news. The suggested “Independent Platform Agency”…

LSE Talks Brexit: Gender Put on the Backburner

A panel hosted by the LSE Department of Gender Studies, School of Public Policy and the European Institute explores the gendered gains, losses and dilemmas of Brexit in relation to policy making, the development of social workers’ rights, the likely…

London Labour Societies Boycott Westminster CLP

Last Wednesday, Labour societies across London rescinded their participation in and support for the Constituency Labour Party (CLP) of the Westminster borough. Their cited rationale was the CLP’s decision to invite Chris Williamson, a supposed “anti-Semite”, to speak.   UCL…

LSE Puts Consent on the Backburner

LSE has ended face-to-face consent training for all students after it refused a Student Union request to fund the scheme. During the 17/18 academic year, any student could attend consent training workshops. Now LSE has stripped its consent education down…