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Cliteracy Class 9: How to stay calm when everyone else is doing the deed

Guess who’s back? Yes, it’s Miss Pussy Galore, LSE’s second closest thing to Gossip Girl after LSELove (still slightly short in popularity, but we’ll put that aside for now). I’ve been in a year of hibernation but I’m back, baby…

Social Editor Shamelessly Plugs his Save the Children Campaign in the Beaver

Well. It’s safe to say that this Lent Term has not been the banger we had all hoped. As the number of unwatched lectures and unburned beer calories piles up at break-neck speed, any hope I had in the LSE…

What’s on Your Desk? Part III

By Bryan Ling Another week or so, another nail biting analysis of LSE profs, their desks, and what the first have on the second. Dr Jo Murkens, Department of Law (LL106, LL4Z6) B: What’s one item on your desk that…

What’s on Your Desk? Part II

By Bryan Ling The second entry in our ongoingly breathless coverage of LSE professors and what’s on their desks. Dr James Abdey, Department of Statistics (ST102) B: What’s one item on your desk that you couldn’t go without?  The second…

A Comprehensive Guide to Losing Money on the Stock Market

By Alan Philip “Should I invest in GameStop?” “I have absolutely no idea, mate.” “You’re at LSE, I thought you were meant to know about stocks and investing?” Alright, steady on. Clearly my friend from home thinks that LSE students…

A Day in the Life of a First Year / Vaneeza Jawad

I moved to London in October last year, just before the UK testing confirmed one million Covid cases. Welcome to the bane of my twenties.  Now this may be hard, but bear with me: imagine sneaking out of your house…

What’s on Your Desk? Part I

By Bryan Ling This term has been a tough one for all of us, having to adapt to online teaching and learning. But for every change we’ve had to adjust to this term, the pressure is up tenfold for our…

Covid-19 and the Bullshit Production

When it comes to watching an entire year of your life wash down the plughole, there are two schools of thought: some people sink into the deep pit of emotional emptiness and — despite their mums telling them never to…

LSE in Australia: Thoughts on University Life Abroad

When I am looking back at my life as a student in London before the pandemic and comparing back to what it is right now, I suddenly realize that the things being upside down in Australia really was not just…

5 Things to do in a Covid Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, but for some international students, visions of sugarplums have been replaced with fever dreams of national lockdown. With many staying in the UK over the winter break, here are a few…