Solace in the Sports Section

I hated playing Imperial anyway. Their captain is an awful bloke and the pitch is by Heathrow airport. Around half an hour in to the game, I made a fateful turn chasing down their left-back, heard a click in my…

Sports, Community and other Rare Treasures

One thing I noticed in the SU elections was how all the candidates loved to talk about community. Activities & Development candidates competed over how many student events they could run. Gen Sec candidate Alex Selway focused his campaign on…

Mental Health and… Support

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

Is LSE Disneyland?

LSE is the equivalent of Disneyland with an academical spin. When children go to Disneyland, they are fully immersed in the experience. They look forward to it ahead of time. Their senses are hijacked by the glamour and activities. The…

Mental Health and… Identity

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

We’ve come far, but not far enough

Another year brings another pride week, where we celebrate the progress of LGBT+ persons and its acceptance British society. In the UK, gay people were barred from the military until 2000. Civil partnerships, the precursor to gay marriage, weren’t legalised…

Inside LSELove

There’s something special about LSELove that I think says a lot about the culture of LSE in general: it isn’t even run by an LSE student. Now I won’t name her for legal reasons but the girl who’s supposedly behind…

The Qualitative Manifesto

The history of LSE is the history of subject-degree struggle. Political scientist, anthropologist, sociologist, historian, geographer, theorist stand opposed to the economist, accountant, finance consultant, businessperson for the century (and a bit) for which LSE has existed. For so long…

Making New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

If you find yourself making the same resolutions every year, it’s time to take a step back and consider making some you’ll actually keep. Luckily, we’re here to guide you through the process.

Thank you for the Music (Society)

What can I say about LSE: at times it’s a cold, clinical, money churning machine. But at the heart of its mechanics are the friends you make along the way. And for me in particular, it’s music at LSE that…