Catching up with former Beaver staff Members

The Beaver, LSE’s official newspaper and student publication, has now been around for more than half a decade. Since its creation in 1949, it has seen numerous generations of ambitious student writers and editors join its ranks. Year by year,…

LSE Labour’s response to ‘The poverty of labels’

I would like to start this article by thanking the author for his brave but misguided article. As a community it is imperative that we encourage and facilitate the communication of these opinions regardless of how hurtful and misinformed they…

Cocktail Society’s Absinthe Masterclass with ENVY Spirits

In celebration of the Cocktail Society’s very first event, this article is here to fill you in on everything you missed out on if you did not attend… We had the pleasure of hosting George Rowley, owner of La Fée…

What’s All The Fuss About Ridesharing?
LSE undergraduate Jeremy Wong gives a brief insight into why authorities worry about ride-sharing A few weeks ago, riots erupted in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. Dozens of yellow cabs thronged the streets and blocked several major roads in the city. The…
The stroke of a genius: “Loving Vincent”, the first ever hand-painted film

The film leaves the audience swirling through Van Gogh’s immediately recognisable French landscapes whilst familiar characters guide us through the emotional journey that lead to his tragic death. This is one for the aesthete as well as the heart-strings. The…

Prashant Rao: From LSE’s Beaver Editor to AFP’s Baghdad Bureau Chief and The New York Times

By Taryana Odayar.  Prashant Rao is the current Deputy Business Editor for Europe at The New York Times, and the former Baghdad Bureau Chief for Agence France-Presse (AFP). He was assigned to the Baghdad Bureau by the AFP for five…

Last Editorial: Goodbye Beaver!

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor. This is my last ever Editorial – the very last one! Can you believe it?! Looking back over my time as Exec, I feel proud of everything we have achieved as an Editorial Board, and…

Editorial by Taryana Odayar : Another One Bites the Dust!

By Taryana Odayar, Executive Editor.  And we are off! Welcome to yet another year at the LSE! What with Corbyn being recently re-elected leader of the Labour Party, Cruz’s Texan turnaround in endorsing Trump’s presidential candidacy, and His Holiness the…