Student Petition to Remove Benches Hits 47k Signatures

Over the past week, the petition started by a group of LSE students to remove “anti-homeless” benches from outside the Library plaza cafe has received a further 47,000 signatures. Its organisers told The Beaver: “We’re delighted to see the mass…

LSE Defend New Benches Amid Upcoming Review

Following our previous article, LSE has released several statements regarding the rationale behind the newly installed benches which have sparked public concern. There are two officially stated reasons behind the new benches: the first being “extreme anti-social behaviour in the…

LSE Library: Refurbishment We Care About

The Lower Ground floor of the LSE Library was refurbished over the summer, with new tables, desks and seating space added. This refurbishment was conducted with a team of architects alongside Library staff and the Students’ Union, to “provide a…