The Wise Man of Economics ★★★★

There is a point in the second LSE Economics podcast where interviewer Matthew Bradbury lets out an almost indiscernible chuckle. The subject of the interview, Professor Charlie Bean, ex-Director General at the Bank of England, had just reflected on a…

Comment: Why I’m proud of LSE’s decision to go digital

Last week, LSE took the unprecedented step of taking all teaching online, replacing in-person exams with other forms of assessment and rescheduling much-anticipated July graduations. This has caused major disruption, and a grey feeling has inundated a very empty campus. …

Comment: Don’t be a consultant.

Many of LSE’s most talented graduates are enticed by the generous endowments and comfort of the ballooning middle-management industry. They should be wary of their pernicious social implications. In a recent opinion article for The Atlantic magazine, Yale Law professor…

LSE to go virtual: no in-person exams, no graduation ceremonies – campus to remain open

LSE has announced in a school-wide statement that it will go virtual for the rest of the academic year in an effort to improve social distancing due to the covid-19 pandemic. The rest of the academic year will take place…

Breaking: Failure to maintain globe causes dirt-related diplomatic debacle at LSE

The LSE Directorate had to move quickly late Friday as a custodial issue escalated into a minor diplomatic incident. Sources within the Estates Division confirm that the schedule for cleaning The World Turned Upside Down, commonly known as ‘The Globe’,…

Comment: Complacency will win Trump the White House

If the Democrat’s don’t keep their eye on the ball for 2020, we’re most likely due a repeat of the 2016 result. Here’s why. On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Donald Trump performed a historic upset. After an entire campaign in…

Comment: You will survive a beef ban

The outcry over the beef ban has been unfounded, silly and, most of all, offensive. Here’s why. A recent motion to ban beef at LSE has, as somehow all things are, been met with backlash by the beloved right-wing community…

Comment: The LSESU election and the Chinese population

被LSE学联忽略的声音 LSE would not exist without its Chinese international students. The Chinese student population is large, and, while the average tuition fee for a domestic and EU student at LSE is £9250, the average tuition fee of an international student…

Comment: What uni has taught me about money

This time last year I had just begun a part-time job that temporarily halted an increasing slide into debt and financial turmoil. Despite this, looming overdraft disasters coupled with dodgy loanshark funds threatened to end my studies at LSE entirely. …

Comment: Quit London’s commercial dating scene for love at LSE

Why is it best to stick to our university to find a partner, and cement ourselves within a cohesive community? With Valentine’s Day behind us, I had time to reflect about the interwoven intricacies of being a young person dating…