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A more manageable lockdown, courtesy of LSE Yoga Society

Illustration by Gabriela Król  Overview & President Martha Reid Now, more than ever, LSE students need avenues to maintain their mental health, fitness, and sense of community at university. With no in-person counseling, sports, or classes taking place, achieving these…

A brief guide to American Football
The Super Bowl is finally upon us. The culmination of a 17-game regular season and subsequent playoffs, two teams will battle it out to win the coveted Vince Lombardi trophy and be crowned the Super Bowl Champions. This year, the…
LSE & Sports: Bragging Rights

4423 games played, a win percentage of 48.86%, and poor head-to-head records against King’s College London (King’s) and University College London (UCL): these are some of the key findings uncovered in the previous article of this series. Now we shift…

In times of adversity, LSE Esports thrive

Illustration by Ellie Reeves (Multimedia Editor)   It is difficult to think of an activity more severely impacted by COVID-19 than sports. They tend to rely on all of the practices that the pandemic prohibits: large gatherings, physical contact and/or…

LSE & Sports: Are We Any Good?

Have you ever wondered which university LSE has played, won, drawn, or lost against the most; or how LSE’s record has evolved over the years; or if LSE is better than UCL, King’s, or Imperial? If yes, buckle up, you’re in for a ride.

A middle-class hero is something to be? In conversation with Archie Curzon

I was first introduced to the work of Archie Curzon, incidentally, in our own Beaver office. He was talking about three things: his rig biz run (where he runs five miles and listens to a business podcast), the various client…

KSI’s power of personality shows Esports the blueprint for future success

How one of YouTube’s biggest stars showcases the importance of personality in Esports and why this may be a problem It is November 2019. At LSE, outside the Centre Building, a small crowd has gathered. Sporting cries fill the air.…

Our last punch: reflecting on LSE Fight Night as our real bout against COVID-19 began

At the time of LSEAU Fight Night, sports leagues around the world were coming to a halt. Italian sports had already shut down and administrations around the globe were exploring the option of fixtures proceeding as normal without fans in…

Dana White’s ‘Fight Island’ showcases the UFC’s unstoppable rise

Despite its danger, the UFC may just be the perfect antidote for a post-corona world With the sports world in lockdown, the UFC is daring to be different, or, perhaps, extremely dangerous. In early April, the UFC’s president Dana White…

Zen and the Art of Marble Racing

When Shakespeare’s actors first uttered that sumptuous line, “There’s a special providence in the fall of the sparrow” all that time ago, who could have predicted that those words would carry so much meaning in the art of marble racing…