Mental Health and COVID-19

Coronavirus has changed the way we live, albeit temporarily, but spare a thought for those with existing health problems, and particularly those whose mental health issues are exacerbated by the crisis. The CDC warns that the COVID-19 is likely to…

As School ground to halt, cleaners left in dark on coronavirus closures

Additional reporting by Colin Vanelli. LSE issued limited guidance to cleaners regarding the ongoing coronavirus-related School closures during the initial days of the School shutdown, and some cleaners reportedly felt pressure to attend work despite pre-existing health complications, The Beaver…

LSE to go virtual: no in-person exams, no graduation ceremonies – campus to remain open

LSE has announced in a school-wide statement that it will go virtual for the rest of the academic year in an effort to improve social distancing due to the covid-19 pandemic. The rest of the academic year will take place…

LSE students launch petition for online study until Coronavirus Contained

By Jeffrey Wang and Cindy Ren A Change.org petition made on 5 March is requesting that LSE cancel all on-campus classes and revert to online education until the spread of Coronavirus is under control. The petition, created by ‘JQ’ and…

Concerns of bigotry rise as coronavirus spreads

As outbreaks of Coronavirus grow across Asia, Europe and, more recently, the Middle East, panic and, subsequently, instances of Sinophobia are spreading as quickly as the disease. With the virus advancing across borders and beyond Wuhan where it originated from,…

Coronavirus: What’s behind the mask?

Jintao Zhu writes about the Coronavirus, xenophobia and the implications of being afraid of the mask. The Coronavirus (2019-nCov) outbreak has caused severe consequences. Based on the official report, 28,083 cases had been confirmed. The death toll had reached 564…

LSE responds to Coronavirus Outbreak

As governments and global health authorities attempt to contain the growing coronavirus outbreak in China and around the world, operational lockdown and a paucity of accurate or timely information on the virus leave some students and academic programs in limbo.…

Coronavirus scare at LSE halls was “precautionary measure”, student has been discharged

The Daily Mail has reported that a potential instance of Coronavirus infection has been located at an LSE halls of residence at around 9pm last Wednesday. Accompanying images show two hazmat-clad health workers accompanying a third individual out of the…