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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…

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…