Activist Pioneers Kick Off LSE LGBT+ History Month Events

On Friday 1 February, three prominent activists instrumental in the founding of the LGBT+ movement shared their stories in a public lecture. OUTing The Past is a campaign started in 2005 by LGBT+ charity Schools OUT UK to raise awareness…

Prepare to be Strand-ed!

Did you like catching that convenient bus from outside Clement House? Did you like the quick bus route to Waterloo or just generally south of the river? What about the direct bus route from Islington to the Strand? Well not…

Outside Parliament on D(eal)-Day

As the political gridlock over the the Brexit process continues, on Tuesday the 15th January,  The Beaver followed the demonstrations outside Parliament on the eve of the Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Largely campaigners and supporters of a…

Student-led Media Thrives at LSE

This past academic year, many new student-led journals have been made at LSE. These include Earthrise and 68. These have been considered proud achievements and a positive step toward seeing even more student activism and creativity at LSE. Earthrise Earthrise…

LSE remains Top for Increasing Participation of Disadvantaged Students

The LSE, once again, remains the top university for increased access of disadvantaged students in the UK. Study conducted Reform’s study charts the average proportional increase in the disadvantaged students annually comparing that of the 2012-2013 academic year to 2016-2017.…

LSE Email Accounts Hit by Mass Phishing Attack

LSE students and staff have been the target of a mass cyber attack with multiple cases of fake “phishing” emails being sent out to LSE-affiliated email accounts being reported. Mass emails are being sent with subjects related to students’ previous…

An Ethiopian Man’s Tribute to a Suffragette

I will always be indebted to Sylvia Pankhurst and her descendants’ commitment to enduring values of justice and freedom for all, regardless of race, gender, class or country The year 2018 marks the centenary of the year some women (those…

AIDS: Tackling the Pharmaceutical Industry

Leading HIV activist Sean Strub has stated that: “at the beginning of the fourth decade of the HIV epidemic, profound stigma and discrimination is a fact of life for those with the disease – not just socially, but within our…

Science Students Could See Fees Double While Arts Tuition Fees Are Lowered

Tuition fees could be cut to £6,500, but with much higher fees of up to £13,500, for some subjects that could result in higher earnings such as the sciences or medicine. The decision would see Arts and Humanities students, whose…

Academics Contest Reforms To Trans Legislation

On Tuesday 16th October, 100 academics, including one from LSE, signed a letter regarding the Gender Recognition Act reforms published in the Guardian. This was then followed by a response from several LGBT societies at London universities, written by an…