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Music in Athletics: the motivational push with the social pull

Illustration by Gabi Król   Music allows us to set the tone and tempo of our lives, and this is as true in sports as it is anywhere else. For instance, sports such as rowing, cycling, and running lend themselves to…

Opinion: British boxing community left out in the cold

By Thomas Jenkins Boxing. It is a sport that predominantly serves working-class communities in deprived inner-city areas, and one that can create opportunity, purpose, and structure where there is none. It is a sport that has a unique ability to…

What differentiates the Community and Welfare Officer candidates running in the SU’s election?

The Beaver asked the candidates running for the positions of Community and Welfare Officer to answer three questions that can help students better understand what each of the candidates stand for and, more importantly, how exactly they plan to achieve…

What differentiates the Education Officer candidates running in the SU’s election?

The Beaver asked the candidates running for the positions of Education Officer to answer three questions that can help students better understand what each of the candidates stand for and, more importantly, how exactly they plan to achieve what they…

Seedery: The New Student Startup and Investor Conference Launching in 2021

Picture from Seedery’s website. Following his Summer Internship with leading German venture capital firm Global Founders Capital – which is behind some of Europe’s most recognizable startups like Zalando, Revolut, and Delivery Hero – Daniil Danilov, a London School of…

Love In Colour : Bolu Babalola reminds us to believe and trust in the power of love ★★★★★

A yorubaddie, a romconnoisseur, and president of the Nick Miller fan club: these are all titles that Bolu Babalola has given herself. However, with the release of her debut novel Love In Colour, she can now add Sunday Times bestselling…

The LSE Starter Pack #6: Seeking Support

“I think there is a tendency for people at LSE to suffer with their mental health but think they’re not bad enough to seek support, and that’s really not the case. If in any way your mental health is affecting…

Laura Marling – Song For Our Daughter ★★★★★

Laura Marling’s seventh full-length LP was released three months before its due date in the belief that people could do with some light entertainment. In this release, the thirty-year-old singer/songwriter creates something close to perfection with her almost overwhelming charm.…

Mulholland Drive: Can Film Be Philosophy?

If you study this Lynchian fever dream philosophically, it metamorphoses from a cinematic jigsaw into a subversion of traditional film narrative that provokes philosophical inquiry through emotion.

L’heure jaune (The yellow hour)

“To my father, who transformed the famous “blue hour”, which appears when the sun is setting, and told me about the yellow hour… Thus, he is this poem’s source of inspiration.”