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…

Labour Society endorses Alex Selway for Gen Sec

We believe Alex is the candidate who represents the society’s core values of equality, inclusivity and opportunity for all. Both the Labour Party and LSE were founded on these values over 100 years ago, and they remain relevant for all…

Policy Profiles (General Secretary): William Stein

TB: What is it about how the LSE and LSESU are being ran that made you want to run for this position? WS: I think I have an ability to bring people together, and I really believe that the role…

Policy Profile (General Secretary): Zulum Elumogo

TB: What is it about how LSE and LSESU are being run that convinced you to run again? ZE: I believe both institutions certainly have students’ best interests at heart, but the biggest issue is communication. Communication between what’s happening…

More Than Half of Societies Asked Find It Difficult to Work With The Students’ Union

A survey carried out by The Beaver reveals huge discontent with Students’ Union management amongst society heads. Of the fifty-five societies whose leaderships responded to the survey , more than half described working with the SU as “moderately difficult” or…

Hundreds of LSE Students Strike for The Climate

At 11am on Friday 15th March, students from every corner of LSE congregated outside the SU to strike for action on climate change. Joined by students from Imperial College London, UCL, and SOAS, thousands marched to Parliament Square to protest…

Colourism: Check your privilege

White people are not the only perpetrators of racism Last week, I overheard a troubling  conversation between a few of my boyfriend’s friends. When talking about the ‘types’ of girls they liked, one of the boys said that ‘Alexa is…

SU Elections Candidates Face Allegations of Rule Violations

Several allegations of campaign misconduct ahead of the official campaigning period has put into question the viability of a short campaigning period. Two candidates, William Stein and Zulum Elumogo are reported to have began lobbying societies for endorsements. Allegations against…

SU Elections Begin

Yesterday nominations for SU elections opened. They will close on the 7th. 7th March: Nominations for SU elections close at 3pm. 14th March: ‘Meet the Candidates’, an introductory event giving nominated candidates the opportunity to announce policy and engage with…

LSE Makes University Challenge for First Time in Five Years

James Engels, Finn Dignan, Zara Elstein, Kevin Schilling and Tom Dawtrey are the University Challenge contestants. Last week, LSE successfully won a place on University Challenge for the first time in over 5 years. University Challenge is the BBC’s longest…