‘I would like to report a sexual assault’: how my university failed me when I needed it most

(c) Rebekah Paredes-Larson When I began organising a campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault, I wanted to detach my work from my own experience. It felt easier to research sexual violence and plan events as a concerned student rather…

Impromptu celebration in 32 Lincoln’s Inn as Michael Kremer finds out about Nobel Prize win on LSE Campus

Dr Michael Kremer celebrated his Nobel Prize win with staff and students at LSE on Monday, 14 October, after he was surprised with the news during a visit to the Economics Department. Kremer found out when the Head of the…

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…

Surviving 1st Year: an International students’ survival guide

Welcome to the UK! The land of tea, the Queen, and people who say “How do you do?” in a posh accent while holding an umbrella… Or so you thought!  Already perplexed? Fear not! We’re here to tell you what…

LSE is still invested in fossil fuels, but the share is smaller than at competing London universities

The share of the LSE’s endowment invested in fossil fuels is far smaller than that of rival London universities. LSE beats Imperial College and University College London (UCL) according to a Freedom of Information Act request reviewed by The Beaver. …

Mass Macarena Shuts Down Piccadilly Circus

On International Women’s Day, thousands of people took to the streets of London as part of the Women’s Strike. The event, organised by Women’s Assembly, called for an end to sexism worldwide, particularly shining a light on women’s unpaid and…

People’s Vote March: Hundreds of Thousands rally in London

Last week, protesters gathered in Parliament Square in demand of a “People’s Vote” on any final Brexit deal that comes into fruition. On the scene The “March for the Future” began in Park Lane where thousands gathered before it even began.…

‘Colonialism: An overwhelming force of evil’- Could not be further from the truth

You’ve opened the Beaver, turned to the Comment section, and read this article’s title, expecting a pro-colonial rant. Well I am afraid to disappoint, but it is far from that. Last week Ruby Warber wrote an article on her disdain…

LSE Kashmir Dialogue: Structural fault lines affect deliberation attempts

Note: This is an account of the India-Pakistan dialogue on Kashmir which took place on 17th February 2018 in LSE, London. The opinions expressed within this article are my personal opinions. They may not reflect the opinion of my co-panelists.…

“Stegosaurus”: a play about eating disorders and mental health at the VAULT Festival

Described as “emotion in its purest, most innocent form” from Broadway Baby and a “powerful drama” by The Sunday Times, “Stegosaurus” is a one-woman performance seen as a vivid exploration of mental ill health that everyone can relate to. Based…