C’est La Vie : Living with the fear of Death

C’est La Vie : Living with the fear of Death

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of  2019    I lie sideways with my face towards the window. Rays of sunlight fall on my face through the cracks in the window blinds. The television is switched ON to something that would have left me enraptured in alternate circumstances. But just about now, I can hardly distinguish it from static. Or rather, I don’t bother distinguishing the two. Just like I don’t try facing away when the sunlight…

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Don’t Wanna Lose You Now

Don’t Wanna Lose You Now

By Kshitij Mathur, Batch of 2019 Backstreet boys, NSYNC, Jonas Brothers, JLS – what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear these names? Yes, boy bands! With dashing good looks, smooth moves and soothing tones, boy bands have always stolen the hearts of teenage girls around the world. As early as the 1960s, boy bands have dominated music charts and have influenced some of the biggest pop culture trends. Nowadays, however, boy…

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PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

Written By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019   There are a very few times when a book leaves you with much more than a story to remember and characters to recall and scenes to relish. Lucky for me, I decided to give the Perks of being a wallflower a try. It may seem weird but for me, an object loses its charm once it is in spotlight and stripped bare of all that made it special….

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The Death of Political Criticism

The Death of Political Criticism

Written By Perez Yeptho, Batch of 2019   None of the political ideas, concepts or systems that we speak of are inherently bad or ineffective. They are subjective to different people and are uniquely capable of being more effective than one another in different situations. Talking about nationalism, individualism, and collectivism, it is not to say that we mustn’t be vigilant over the domination of a few of such political ideals in our world. Our history…

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A Guide to Carving Your Career Paths

A Guide to Carving Your Career Paths

A Tete-a-Tete with Akshay Bhardwaj (Batch of 2015)   Akshay Bhardwaj’s is an exemplary story of how sheer will and passion for his studies took him on a journey from the classrooms of the MPAE Block at NSIT to the halls of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. As he joins the Institute for an M.S. in the Mechanical Engineering Program, we discuss the past few months with him- his labour and his struggles- that have…

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