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…

LSE does #March4Women

In an effort to raise awareness on campus about consent and sexual harassment, LSE and the Student’s Union have collaborated together and have launched the Consent Campaign this year. Our 5 Consent Champions, in collaboration with other important actors such…

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…

Get Amongst it: Swinging For Glory

Welcome to the first in a series of snappy ‘London Activity’ blogs based on my experiences of a fun and alternative set of things to do in London, primarily designed to inform and inspire your interest to get out and…

London Endowed With New Water Fountains in Mayor’s New Sustainability Initiative

Twenty new water fountains are to be installed in London’s public parks and squares this year as a part of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans for a more sustainable London. The initiative was announced by Mr. Khan on 23rd January…

LSE Societies Refuse To Organise For Women’s March

On the 21st of January, the anniversary of Trump’s first day as US President, thousands convened on Richmond Terrace near Downing Street in London to protest “gender-based violence, sexual harassment and abuse”. In attendance at were speakers such as Helen…