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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…

LSE Hockey enjoy solid start to 2019/2020 BUCS season

Celebrations were still in order as the Men emerged as tournament champions for the third year in a row, with Kabir Mandair as the man of the match.

All work and no play makes Sam a dull student

Welcome freshers and commiserations again for not getting into Oxbridge (it’s okay – clearly none of us did).  What did you all think of over summer when you considered your new university? Studying at one of the finest colleges in…

The AUful truth – A guide for women in LSE’s Athletics Union

file image: 18/19 Women’s Rugby Members Coming to university is daunting, that is a given. Working out how to get to that awkward lecture on the top floor of the Pankhurst building is overwhelming enough – especially when everyone still…

Zoo Hits New Low as AU Members Try (and fail) to Hit the Dance Floor

So it turns out there is something worse than getting pissed up in Zoo – being sober and standing outside it. Last Wednesday, dubbed Shite Night, was an odd one. I wasn’t drinking as part of my end of year…

Football or Women’s football – what’s the catch for women playing sport at the LSE?

Written by Marion Lieutaud, Sociology (PhD) and Eponine Howarth, Law (ug) [Editor’s Note: This article was edited from the original one that Marion and Eponine sent to us. As a result, some key information that has since been re-inserted was…

Solace in the Sports Section

I hated playing Imperial anyway. Their captain is an awful bloke and the pitch is by Heathrow airport. Around half an hour in to the game, I made a fateful turn chasing down their left-back, heard a click in my…

Sports, Community and other Rare Treasures

One thing I noticed in the SU elections was how all the candidates loved to talk about community. Activities & Development candidates competed over how many student events they could run. Gen Sec candidate Alex Selway focused his campaign on…

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