Fight Night Sonnets

Can the brutality of Fight Night be captured through the language of love? Fight Night was one of the last major LSE events held before the school’s unfortunate closure. How fitting then, that it was one of its best. Talent,…

The Scoop: A round-up of the week’s (semi-true) stories

Men’s FC plan trip to UNESCO world heritage site for 2020 Tour Marking a significant break from tradition this year, the LSE Men’s FC have decided on the historic city of Canterbury, home to the famous Cathedral, for their annual…

VAR ruins Chelsea’s chance at a comeback

Oh Chels’. When I first came to London in September, promising articles were sprawled about the Blues all over the sports section of the Evening Standard. As an American, I was particularly enamored of Captain America, Christian Pulisic. The winger…

LSE Women: Tackling the stereotype of queerness in rugby

“It’s not gay if it’s rugby,” is a tactless phrase I’ve heard uttered multiple times by the Men’s Rugby team, usually after drunkenly kissing a comrade in Zoo. For Women’s Rugby, it’s a whole different field (you didn’t think I…

LSE Hockey enjoy solid start to 2019/2020 BUCS season

Celebrations were still in order as the Men emerged as tournament champions for the third year in a row, with Kabir Mandair as the man of the match.

All work and no play makes Sam a dull student

Welcome freshers and commiserations again for not getting into Oxbridge (it’s okay – clearly none of us did).  What did you all think of over summer when you considered your new university? Studying at one of the finest colleges in…

Tackling Sexism at The City Varsity

On March 18th, the rugby teams of Imperial and LSE met at Rosslyn Park for the much anticipated Varsity match. Despite strong opposition, LSE was victorious across the board, with both the Men’s and Women’s team delivering impressive performances. However,…

LSE Fight Night a ‘Knockout’ Success

On Wednesday 27th February, LSE’s ‘event of the year’, Fight Night took place. It was hosted in York Hall, an international boxing venue, to a crowd of over 1000 people. Fight night is an Athletics Union-run night hosting fights against…

Five Weirdest Sports That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Ultimate Frisbee Perhaps, I should’ve titled this one just ‘Ultimate’, for I could well be getting a law suit from Wham-o-Toys who have trademarked the word frisbee. The rules are pretty simple, its basically like netball but instead of chucking…

The Cold Kick Trick

Be bold, shower cold…