Podcasts

LSE Limelight #20: Anti-racism student movements

“I thought it would be really interesting to look into what exactly is a student movement, what exactly does it achieve, why students decide to use occupation as a form of protest.” – Eileen Gbagbo, third-year International Relations student at…

LSE Limelight #19: Faith in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“When hierarchies of power and systems are being broken down it makes everyone ask the bigger questions. This intense awareness of pain and our own mortality gives me this longing for something more.” – Lauretta Garrard, a second-year student. In…

Crossing the Globe #8: Covid-19 Returning home to the US

“I felt like [London]was kind of a home away from home. I was expecting to have to 2 or 3 months left and that’s the hardest thing. I felt like there wasn’t enough closure.” As we face a global pandemic,…

LSE Limelight #18: Halls in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“Spending days at a time not seeing another person is something I’ve had to get used to” In this episode, Angbeen and Simran provide two heartwarming conversations about what it’s been like to live in halls during a global pandemic.…

Crossing the Globe #7: Covid-19 Returning home to Morocco

“Yes it’s not ideal but what this quarantine life has taught me is… just adapting and being grateful for what you have.” In this episode, we’re talking to Safuoa Berady, a first-year International Relations student who flew back to Morocco…

LSE Limelight #17: Opposite time zones in LSE’s virtual campus

“I guess it would’ve been so nice just to have the sunny LSE campus that we have during exam period, where everyone’s stressed but we’re all together and we all go sit in a park and complain and then we…

The Last Dam Word #4: April ’20

“Her and Ken are just friends but she clearly has feelings for him. I’m invested.” – Zehra Jafree on her discovery of Barbie’s  Youtube channel. For April we rant about ‘Too Hot to Handle’, a world of streaming beyond Netflix,…

Crossing the Globe #6: Covid-19 Returning home to Singapore

As we face a global pandemic, Crossing the Globe is exploring the stories of LSE’s international students. In their journeys from London to Home, we discuss the impact of Covid-19 on student health, wellbeing, and studies. In this episode, we’re…

LSE Limelight #16: Creative Societies in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“There is a whole underworld of amazing individuals and amazing ideas happening. So I hope this gives people a moment to think, how do I make the most of the creativity here?”- Percy Fagent, Chair of the Creative Network at…

LSE Limelight #15: Mental Health in LSE’s Virtual Campus

“There are a lot of things you can do to make your mental health better throughout quarantine, but you don’t have to be doing all of them. In a time of national and personal crisis productivity is not goal number…