Cocktail Society’s Absinthe Masterclass with ENVY Spirits

In celebration of the Cocktail Society’s very first event, this article is here to fill you in on everything you missed out on if you did not attend… We had the pleasure of hosting George Rowley, owner of La Fée…

Treat Yo’ Loved Ones (And Yo’ Self)

Treat Yo’ Loved Ones (And Yo’ Self): A Guide to Buying Gifts During the Holiday Season as a Study Abroad Student Ladies and gents, the holiday season is finally upon us! Christmas markets around London are brightening up the streets…

sQuid Card Use Continues to be a Problem

Access to sQuid Loyalty Rewards is slowly being rolled out to the student body after weeks of system errors. Students are being contacted in waves so they can download their loyalty balance at the single working terminal in the cafeteria…

Controversially Removed PTO Bursaries to be Reinstated

The bursary for the Part Time Officers (PTOs) of the Students’ Union, which was controversially recalled after elections last year, has been reinstated for the 2017/18 academic year following a meeting on Wednesday 8th November. PTOs are students representing different…

Students Demonstrate at LSE for “Justice for Daniel”

The ‘Justice for Daniel’ campaign held a demonstration outside the New Academic Building on Monday night last week to raise awareness about the case of Daniel, a cleaner at LSE who has repeatedly faced homophobic abuse from colleagues on campus.…

Gordon Brown’s Speech at LSE Well-Received

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown came to the LSE on Wednesday 8th November, delivering a candid and anecdotal speech about his life in politics in front of a packed crowd in the Old Theatre. A lively Q&A session resulted in…

Burglary at Passfield Hall

On the night of Tuesday the 24th October, residents of Passfield were evacuated on two separate occasions due to unscheduled fire alarms, arriving back to their rooms with at least two cases of stolen property. The two fire alarms were…

AU Carol Decision Defies Logic

The LSE Athletics Union (AU) announced last week that AU Carol – the union’s flagship pre-Christmas social usually held on the second-last Friday of term – has been moved to Friday 24th November this year, this decision has angered and…

LSE Research Finds that Nine UK Schools Produce Country’s Most Powerful People

LSE researchers have found that the alumni of nine leading public schools are 94 times more likely to reach the most powerful elite positions in Britain that those who attended other schools. Thirty-six out of fifty-four British Prime Ministers went…

In Defence of the LSESU

Seventy-Four percent. This figure, published by National Student Survey (NSS), is the London School of Economics & Political Science’s (LSE) student satisfaction rate in 2017. Out of context, this figure seems reasonable, yet relatively, it is appalling. It is the…