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Campus Globe Vandalised in Palestine Protest

On the day Mark Wallinger and the Director opened ‘World Turned Upside Down’, a public art sculpture on Sheffield Street, the first of a series of vandalisations was made to the globe within five hours. Students, staff and tourists have…

Crime and Punishment: LSE Misdeeds

Like the metropolis that surrounds it, LSE has seen its fair share of crime and mischief. The open campus is often the target of petty theft, with four such cases around Houghton Street being reported in January of this year…

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…

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…

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