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LSE & Sports: Are We Any Good?

Have you ever wondered which university LSE has played, won, drawn, or lost against the most; or how LSE’s record has evolved over the years; or if LSE is better than UCL, King’s, or Imperial? If yes, buckle up, you’re in for a ride.

A middle-class hero is something to be? In conversation with Archie Curzon

I was first introduced to the work of Archie Curzon, incidentally, in our own Beaver office. He was talking about three things: his rig biz run (where he runs five miles and listens to a business podcast), the various client…

KSI’s power of personality shows Esports the blueprint for future success

How one of YouTube’s biggest stars showcases the importance of personality in Esports and why this may be a problem It is November 2019. At LSE, outside the Centre Building, a small crowd has gathered. Sporting cries fill the air.…

Our last punch: reflecting on LSE Fight Night as our real bout against COVID-19 began

At the time of LSEAU Fight Night, sports leagues around the world were coming to a halt. Italian sports had already shut down and administrations around the globe were exploring the option of fixtures proceeding as normal without fans in…

Dana White’s ‘Fight Island’ showcases the UFC’s unstoppable rise

Despite its danger, the UFC may just be the perfect antidote for a post-corona world With the sports world in lockdown, the UFC is daring to be different, or, perhaps, extremely dangerous. In early April, the UFC’s president Dana White…

Zen and the Art of Marble Racing

When Shakespeare’s actors first uttered that sumptuous line, “There’s a special providence in the fall of the sparrow” all that time ago, who could have predicted that those words would carry so much meaning in the art of marble racing…

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…