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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Death And Not Oblivion

Death And Not Oblivion

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019 Death never intimidated me. It pains, yes, but the process lasts for a minute or two. I don’t believe in the Grim Reaper or the ‘light’. I am a realist and prefer believing in a scientific process of death wherein your heart collapses and then gradually, your brain does. What gives me horrible goosebumps is the idea of the blackness after death, and while science describes the decomposition of…

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Dear Campus Counsellor

Dear Campus Counsellor

Agonies aplenty? Deterred by your dubiousness? Caught in the fresher’s-fright or the ‘final-year repentances’ (or lost anywhere in between)? Need ‘surviving NSIT’/relationship/life/universe/existential advice? Here comes your personal problem solver (that’s any engineer’s expertise and we promise to create a problem if there isn’t any), your confidant ( we promise to not leak your identity beyond the thousands following us on various social networking sites), your friend in need (depends on the lavishness of the after-deed-treat),…

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Life of a Dayski

Life of a Dayski

Note: This article was written in the Metro (with an auntie peering into my phone), because I spend a major chunk of my life in it. The life of my kind is not an easy one. It’s not all fairy glitter, and to be honest, Paris Hilton’s dog probably leads a better life than a dayski engineer. But life has given me more lemons than this. The hostels that everybody thinks the day skis want…

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Travel Hacks

Prologue: The present NSIT world is still grappling with the ever haunting question of what is the meaning of their life. The contemplation of this pious question has been debated since time immemorial. It is the reason for the existence of multi-million dollar business of self-help, phenomenon of sudden liking to the rom-coms, indulgence in rum (more than the recommended dose) and also travelling to discover the meaning of life. It is about the latter…

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