SOS message on campus Globe

On the night of Monday 11 November, the LSE Globe was once again used as a medium for conveying a political message. Subject to vandalism and political controversy since its inauguration, the public art sculpture on Sheffield Street had posters…

Angelina Jolie Visits the Suffragists Towers

On 11 October 2019, LSE welcomed Hollywood actress and activist Angelina Jolie to campus. Her appearance, though brief, had a great impact, as she delivered a lecture focusing on the different aspects of violence against women and girls, as well…

LSESU “very pleased” with nominations turnout

The LSESU MT Elections nomination period closed today, seeing 93 nominees across the categories up for election. Union management and officers had set a goal of 50 nominees. The turnout of 93 thus vastly exceeded expectations. LSESU Democracy Committee UGM…

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…

Raising mental health awareness: The Freedom of Mind Festival

Ella Marshall and the panelists on Mental Health and Culture: Derek Owusu, Triple O, Sonam Patel and Ruqaiya Haris. LSE’s first edition of the Freedom of Mind Festival took place during the second week of Michaelmas term, from 7 to…

SU Delay Causes Sanitary Product Shortage

Since the beginning of Michaelmas term there has been an absence of menstrual products throughout the Saw Swee Hock Building. SU Women’s Officer Maria Golub told The Beaver in a statement: “It was extremely disappointing for me to observe that…

LSE recognizes Tsai Ing-wen’s PhD

On receiving numerous queries regarding Tsai Ing-wen’s academic merit, LSE released a formal statement on Tuesday 8th October, verifying the legitimacy of Dr. Tsai’s PhD. “We can be clear the records of LSE and of the University of London –…

LSE Press to launch Houghton Street Press for Student Journals

LSE Press – the university’s publishing division – is set to launch Houghton Street Press (HSP) in a bid to help student academic journals in editing and publishing their output. HSP will launch with 6 student journals: Studies in Philosophy,…

Distracted cooking causes fire alarm in the SU

By Laura Zampini Earlier today a fire alarm caused a few minutes of disruption for students and staff in the SU Building. According to an LSE spokesperson, the fire alarm, which led to the evacuation of all 6 floors of…

Student Mental Health Service Under Pressure

A Freedom of Information request by The Beaver has revealed possible underfunding at the LSE Student Counselling Service. From the academic years 2010/11 to 2016/17, the number of students seeking individual counselling sessions each year rose from 462 to 801.…