Extracurriculars @LSE?

You may think there isn’t much going on beyond academics at LSE. After all, it is a pretty small school, with give-or-take 8,000 students total, and the campus is tiny. Athletic facilities are nearly non-existent, except for the so-called ‘sports hall’ in the Old Building basement with a pathetic basketball hoop and the basic gym [...]

Settled? Settling.

The fact that it’s been almost a month since the last time I updated this blog should be a telling proof of how busy I’ve been. I can positively say that within the last two weeks I’ve devolved into a geeky hermit who’s already checked out 20 books from the library, and has spent at [...]

Getting Involved

The first way I found to get myself somehow involved beyond the LSE community: through the London Symphony Orchestra. While looking for shows that would be available within the first month of my arrival to London, I found that the LSO offered a Student Ambassador programme, where students of universities throughout London help spread the [...]


Facebook is such an interesting sociological phenomenon. You ‘poke’ people, add them as ‘Facebook’ friends, talk and exchange information – personal and professional – as well as photo albums, and even play a game of Scrabble. More importantly, it’s a very handy tool to keep in touch with those friends you may not see all [...]