Review’s Quarantine Picks: TV Shows

Nothing screams ‘TV shows’ more than quarantine. Now is the ideal moment to start binge-watching a brilliantly-plotted show. Get your favorite snack (be brave, and may the odds be ever in your favor during grocery shopping) and stop planning how…

Review’s Quarantine Picks: Live Music (Online)

Since the beginning of the UK’s lockdown on March 23rd, we’ve been forced to grapple with the concept of the ‘essential’ and ‘non-essential’. Unfortunately, live music falls into the latter category and it’s going to be a while before anyone…

Review’s Quarantine Picks: Films

With even Idris Elba stuck inside, it’s a sign we all deserve a cinematic break! Don’t worry – we’ve got you! I won’t be recommending Contagion or Outbreak, because that would just send you to the breakdown phase straight away.…

Review’s Quarantine Picks: Podcasts

Before launching into my podcast picks to see you through quarantine, I must reiterate a plea from Derry Girls’ Nicola Coughlan. To all you straight men out there: please do not start a podcast in your newly found free time.…

Review’s Quarantine Picks: Albums

Lockdown and Chill: Sticky Fingers, Caress Your Soul Today, dear Beaver reader, I bestow upon you a gift: a secret of the Antipodes, a jewel in the crown of Australian music, the one and only Sticky Fingers. This is good-mood…

LSE’s homeward bound Chinese students

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many LSE international students have chosen to return to their families and home countries. Students who have managed to return to China spoke to The Beaver about their experiences returning home, transitioning to…

Now Trending: Boredom

Approximately two weeks ago when LSE announced that the university would be moving online due to COVID-19, questions began trending amongst LSE students: 1. Will my spring week and/or summer internship be cancelled? *While frantically writing an email to HR…

Arts & Culture: Quarantine Special

Instead of doing my monthly “what to expect this month”, I’m bringing you a quarantine special where you can walk the ruins of Machu Picchu, discover the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, and stream productions from the…