A culture of complicity? London’s culture vultures and BP’s bankrolling of the British Museum

London’s students are often unapologetically passionate about two things: culture and the environment. In a society where British Petroleum (BP) is financing the majority of the British Museum’s temporary exhibits, these two devotions are incompatible. BP’s sponsorship of the British…

Culture change in the finance world

Photo: Federal Reserve Bank of New York On the 14th January 2020, LSE hosted the panel Working Together: an interdisciplinary approach to organisational culture. The panel consisted of Dame Susan Rice (BSB Chair) and John C. Williams (President of the…

Queer Eye is the only QE you really need to know at LSE

If you haven’t already heard of Queer Eye, then what heteronormative rock have you been living under? Queer Eye is the Emmy winning Netflix show where five fabulous queers travel around America imparting gay wisdom on those who need and…

No more excuses – how to enjoy London on the cheap

Theatre The National Theatre’s Entry Pass grants concession tickets for less than £10 for people under 26. The free Young Barbican membership can also get you theatre tickets for just £5, £10 or £15. between £5 to £15 The app…

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…

Making Bob Marley: The Strife That Shaped a Legend

Bob Marley died nearly forty years ago, yet his cultural impact still resonates. He’s the most widely recognised Jamaican, dominating living legends like Usain Bolt and Grace Jones. His song ‘One Love’ was declared the song of the 20th century…

A Cultural Monstrosity

Emmanuel Molding Nielsen analyses how culture has shifted from being an antidote to racism to a purveyor of populism At a recent public lecture at the LSE, Nick Clegg claimed that liberalism, amongst other things, is under sustained assault from…

Opera doesn’t need to be so unpopular

Here’s an opinion you don’t hear every day: I like opera. I’ll admit, it’s a niche art form. Most people on earth will live their lives without listening to anything remotely ‘operatic’. It’s an even more obscure passion than classical…