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Iconic nightclub KOKO closes its doors for the year

One of Camden’s most popular nightclubs and frequent Friday night spot for LSE students, KOKO, will be closing its doors on March 8th for structural redevelopment. The club will be closed until 2020, moving all of its events to the…

Academics ask: Should we be the London School of Economics OR Political Science?

It was billed as an epic clash between two major disciplines, and despite the odds, an unlikely winner emerged from a packed debate on Tuesday (Feb 12) to resolve a burning question – is Economics or Political Science the more…

International Fees Fixed From 2020

Image: Nona Buckley-Irvine, Gen Sec 2014-2016, courtesy of LSESU On his Instagram story, SU Gen Sec Zulum Elumogo announced that the LSE Council agreed to fix tuition fees for undergraduate international students throughout their study at LSE, regardless of their…

Academics ask: Should we be the London School of Economics OR Political Science?

It was billed as an epic clash between two major disciplines, and despite the odds, an unlikely winner emerged from a packed debate on Tuesday (Feb 12) to resolve a burning question – is Economics or Political Science the more…

Is the UK really a leading example for Research and Development in the pharmaceutical industry?

It is a sad fact that 990 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. On the 4th of February, thousands of campaigners joined together across the world to raise awareness of this fact at the 8th annual…

Red Right Hand—Harry Barber: The Interview, full transcript

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…

A Response to ‘Preston on the Catalan Conflict’ by the Foro De Profesores

In the last edition of The Beaver we published an interview with Sir Paul Preston entitled ” ‘Let Catalonia vote for its future’ – Paul Preston on a country in conflict”. In the week following the publication of the interview…

Newly developed University Ranking System places an emphasis on Culture

A new university ranking system has been created which takes into consideration 24 Wikipedia editions of various languages. Called the Wikipedia Ranking of World Universities (WRWU), the main idea behind this programme involves emphasising the cultural impact certain universities have…

LSE has not yet signed the Stand Alone Pledge

LSE has not yet signed a Pledge that calls institutions to commit to developing support for estranged students in Higher Education across the UK, despite widespread support from other universities. According to Stand Alone’s data, there are 11 estranged students…

Crime and ‘You’

Another Netflix controversy Last year, Netflix’s show 13 Reasons Why caused public anxiety about the risk of a suicide contagion among teenagers – particularly in those who are vulnerable to bullying and stereotypes. The show portrays the aftermath of a…

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