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Tuition fee rebates: How SU proposals would make LSE grads pay tens of thousands more in loan repayments
Tuition fee rebates: How SU proposals would make LSE grads pay tens of thousands more in loan repayments

Tuition fee rebates: How SU proposals would make LSE grads pay tens of thousands more in loan repayments

Bora Bayram October 18, 2021 Features 0

Note: This article was published in Issue #913 as incomplete, this is its full version. Throughout the pandemic, students have been complaining about the lower quality of education they have received, and one group mobilised for the fee reduction that many supported. Students United Against

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Sexual assault at LSE: What has Hands Off achieved?
Sexual assault at LSE: What has Hands Off achieved?

Sexual assault at LSE: What has Hands Off achieved?

admin_beaver April 22, 2021 Featured Features 0

By Bora Bayram In light of the recent murder of Sarah Everard, sexual assault and women’s safety are issues that have come to the forefront. At LSE, the voices of those campaigning for better treatment of sexual assault victims on campus demand to be centred.

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An overwhelmed Moodle server, missing emails, and exam stress: January Online Economics Exams
An overwhelmed Moodle server, missing emails, and exam stress: January Online Economics Exams

An overwhelmed Moodle server, missing emails, and exam stress: January Online Economics Exams

admin_beaver April 19, 2021 Featured Features 0

Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay  This year’s January exams were radically different from previous years. Although it was not the first time that LSE conducted online exams, the unexpected technical difficulties that happened during them still posed unusual challenges to students dispersed all over

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‘We don’t like that we’ve had to organise. We were desperate.’ The next fight for student activists
‘We don’t like that we’ve had to organise. We were desperate.’ The next fight for student activists

‘We don’t like that we’ve had to organise. We were desperate.’ The next fight for student activists

admin_beaver April 14, 2021 Featured Features 0

By Jack Beeching In a 2014 piece for the Guardian, the late David Graeber wrote: “If ever a ‘reform’ has been proved an utter failure, the higher educational reforms of 2010 are surely it.” He was writing in support of the Free Education March, in

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Gaffes, Governance, And Social Media: The Fates of LSE Societies
Gaffes, Governance, And Social Media: The Fates of LSE Societies

Gaffes, Governance, And Social Media: The Fates of LSE Societies

admin_beaver April 8, 2021 Featured Features 0

It's 3pm on a Wednesday — almost precisely the middle of the week — and a clutch of students are waiting to be admitted into a Zoom call. In a year defined by online schooling, this would be a common enough occurrence in universities worldwide,

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A question to the community: Do corporations have a place in Pride at LSE?
A question to the community: Do corporations have a place in Pride at LSE?

A question to the community: Do corporations have a place in Pride at LSE?

admin_beaver March 26, 2021 Features Interviews 0

By Beatriz Silva and Yasmina O’Sullivan What do the NYC Pride March and a pre-pandemic Wednesday outside of the LSE Student Union have in common? Here’s a hint: it’s not world-class architecture.  Both can be relied on to include renowned companies, either displayed in rainbow

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LSE’s poorest students fell behind last year. New exam policies face an urgent task.
LSE’s poorest students fell behind last year. New exam policies face an urgent task.

LSE’s poorest students fell behind last year. New exam policies face an urgent task.

admin_beaver March 24, 2021 Featured Features 0

LSE’s low-income and working-class students fell behind last year, even as gaps faced by other disadvantaged groups narrowed. With many students completing substantial portions of this year from home, home inequalities have been exacerbated further, putting the spotlight on LSE’s new exam policies to prevent

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

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

admin_beaver March 23, 2021 Features Uncategorized 0

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 they are setting out

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