The Gift of CampusFeed

One recent, major change to the world of LUMS as we know it has been the arrival of the CampusFeed application to the mobile devices of students across campus. The app is an anonymous, location-based social network that,  despite not boasting too novel a concept, has really changed the social landscape of the students. While…

Mehfil e Tasaweer

The flagship photographic society of LUMS, PhotoLUMS, held its first event for the academic year 2016-17 , ‘Mehfil e Tasaweer’ on Friday, 4th of November. For the first time in six years, the annual photography exhibition was open to not just Luminites, but Non-Luminites as well. The exhibition had total of 198 entries, of which…

Budding Luminite

For many of us, from the time of the final examinations to the time of the results, the name of this university hovered in our prayers, anxieties, nightmare and dreams alike. Thinking all the while about what would it really feel to be a Luminite. As a freshman, I believe that I am still under…

From Infancy to Adolescence

Lying on the sofa, skimming through childhood photo albums, I came to realize how time, with all its complexities and exhaustion, flies like a rocket. Sarah Addison Allen states in her novel ‘Lost Lake’: “Don’t you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it…

Don’t Be The Judge!

While looking at people there are many comments that usually pop up in our minds. Everyone of us has always got something to say about people’s dressing, their way of talking, their style , their gait. we always find a way to point something about everyone’s every act! There used to be a girl named…

What it means to be a Freshman at LUMS

Okay so, let me just be completely honest and say that O-week does not, in any way, prepare us for what comes after the initial excitement and exhilaration of being at Uni has died down. Hardly has one recovered from the forced social interactions, awkward run-ins with people you had wished to avoid, incessant screaming…

How We Think About Seeing

‘How We Think About Seeing’ is a reflection of Nicholas Mirzoeffs thoughts about how seeing is not as simplistic as it appears to be. It is, in fact, a deliberate action rather than a naturally occurring process. According to the author and the findings of Descartes, the images we perceive are perhaps not just the…