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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…

10 Questions with Luke Williams

The 7s were once considered a team you joined if you loved your football but weren’t necessarily gifted in that department – how do you think that outlook has changed this season? Was it sudden or has this developed over…

Red Right Hand – Harry Barber: The Interview

It is fair to say that Harry Barber has been missed on a Wednesday. It is equally fair to say that Harry has missed his Wednesdays. He is a lad who loves both his football and his FC and so…

A sitdown with LSE’s ‘Mr Cardiff City’

“I’m quite fortunate to be doing such an enjoyable job. It’s quite surreal to be walking around the stadium and the tunnel with multi-million-pound celebrities.”

Just how good has Andy Murray’s career been?

The sheer fact that his career is as successful as it is, is remarkable given that he played in an era with the finest players of all time.

Five Weirdest Sports That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Ultimate Frisbee Perhaps, I should’ve titled this one just ‘Ultimate’, for I could well be getting a law suit from Wham-o-Toys who have trademarked the word frisbee. The rules are pretty simple, its basically like netball but instead of chucking…

LSE 3’s Outmanoeuvre LSE 6’s in Wednesday’s El Clásico

There was a biting cold in Islington when I woke up. It was a cold that would eventually become rain and be the cause of many slips, injuries and mishits. For this was the day of El Clásico; the rumble…