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third year sociology student and executive editor 2021/22. she/her.

LSE to deliver Michaelmas Term ’21 teaching in-person, lectures still online

In an email sent today by LSE Director Minouche Shafik to staff and students, LSE announced that it will be delivering the majority of its teaching in-person, combined with online lectures, and set out plans for returning international students. According…

The Last Dam Word #7: Pride

“On the behalf of Beaver Sound, we do not condone or support RuPaul’s fracking practices.” This month, The Last Dam Word is back with new hosts! For our first episode, we talk about the gay awakening cartoons, TV shows, and…

Pride #3: The Gay Liberation Front at LSE

“Archives are raw history in a sense. They record an event at a certain time. And it’s only when you look back that you can interpret it … but archives are the raw face of history.” In this episode of…

Review’s best albums of 2020

It may sound like a cliché by now, but 2020 truly has been a whirlwind. The start of the year feels like it was both ages ago and yet only yesterday. However, despite all the doom and gloom, we’ve also…

LSE Limelight #22: Coping during COVID

“I didn’t realise how easy it is for governments to change structures … I just hope that when we go back to normal, things will be different.” – Tilly Mason. As England goes back into another national lockdown, we turn…

The LSE Starter Pack #5: LSE as an International Student

“Things like public transport, getting accustomed to the sheer size of London, I think it took a few months before I started getting used to London.” – Hussain Abbas, Alumnus. In this episode, we talk to Hussain Abbas about the experience…

LSE Limelight #17: Opposite time zones in LSE’s virtual campus

“I guess it would’ve been so nice just to have the sunny LSE campus that we have during exam period, where everyone’s stressed but we’re all together and we all go sit in a park and complain and then we…

LSE alumnus starts initiative to provide free meals to key workers

An LSE alumnus, Bilal Bin Saqib (‘19), is one of the founders of the One Million Meals initiative, which aims to provide free meals to frontline staff and key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Saqib, who also served as the…

Guftagu #3: Aurat (Women’s) March

“Our slogan this year was ‘behnchara ke baghair no guzara’, which means ‘nothing without sisterhood’, and I feel that in the depth of my soul, because of the sisterhood, community, and collective love I felt for these women … we…

Guftagu #2: CAA and NRC in India

“The fact that there is solidarity coming from across the globe is extremely important… Our stories are not confined to this little bubble we are in. People are listening to what is happening.” – Mariyah Salim This week, we talked…