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Rise of the Floor Bed

Fall flat for the best snooze of all… The Spartan section has seized the LSE zeitgeist, and it sure shows no sign of stopping. Courage has prevailed, but also controversy. The economic impact has been unparalleled. Up and down campus,…

Fight Night Haikus

There’s only one true way 2018’s most brutal matchups can be expressed… Too ill to catch fight night fever, it was instead my gs’ accounts that embedded a picture of what occurred during the spectacle. But it was most from…

Cross Country Chaos

LSE Athletes Leave Opponents Stuck in the Mud… The 2018 BUCS Cross-Country Championships lit up Lent Term. LSE sent its biggest ever team of 22 runners to compete alongside the most elite athletes that the country has to offer on…

Unlocking the Med Sesh

Meditation is often perceived as monkish meanderings, an ambiguous activity, but when understood and implemented right, it is one of the most fundamental ways to improve our happiness… The Key From fist to fight, form to fury, boxing has one…

LSE FIGHT NIGHT 2018

One and a half weeks remained before Fight Night when I sat down to observe a training session – to an ignorant eye, it might have appeared like the night before. The atmosphere at the Venue was explosive; each spar,…

Flow: The State of Success

In the race to the top, there’s only one state of play… Thinking back one ponderous Tuesday to my interview with LSE boxer Naveed Kabir, I recalled one thing he said that particularly stuck with me. His throwback to Fight…

Fast and Spurious?

Intermittent Fasting and its dialectical conclusion… You are walking down Kingsway, senses sharpened, taste-buds tingling. You meander past commuters with arcade skill. This is hard mode; fasting edition. The street beats with the transient city hum of ongoing traffic. Cars…

The Philosophy of Big Arms

LSE Management student Kim Lippoth takes us down the path to gains and greatness… The gym is the equivalent of the animal kingdom. For newbies it can be quite an intimidating environment with jacked up beef-heads walking around their natural…

Dash and Yannick: On Defending

With the exception of Fabio Cannavaro in 2006, 0 of the 62 Ballon d’Or trophies have been handed to out and out defenders. They are, quite simply, football’s most undervalued people. Discussed in neanderthalic, primitive terms such as ‘no-nonsense’ or…

A Call to Arms

The Flipside future beckons; week two and The Beaver’s back page transformation will be complete. As part of this special time sports sages Seth and I are opening a new segment. The Spartan Section. Be there or be square. Our…