Shehzad Ghias: A New Era of Pakistani Comedy?

By: Maida Tahir After having brought the house down with their first ever show, Stand Up! LUMS returned to the stage this past week with their second official event of the semester, an original, completely unadulterated standup routine by a professional comedian and journalist Shehzad Ghias. Ghias, being a LUMS graduate himself, returned to his…

A Season With A Few Ups and Downs

  SPOILERS AHOY!Read at your own risk Halloween 2K17 brought with it the much-awaited second season of Stranger Things, probably the most critically acclaimed tv series of 2016. Featuring an even more amazing and eerier soundtrack than the last season, the new season is also just as jam-packed with 80s nostalgia as its predecessor. After…

سوسائٹل نارمز

اگر آپ کو مختلف سوسائٹیزکی اوریئنٹیشنز پر جانے کا اتفاق ہوا ہو تو آپ دو چیزوں سے با خوبی واقف ہونگے ہر چیز میں ناچ گانے کو بلا جھجک گھسانا گویا ہمارا قومی فریضہ ہے۔ ہمارے یہاں سوسائیٹیز کو دین دھرم کا رتبہ دیا جاتا ہے۔ او ویک ختم ہوتے ہی فضا میں ایک نئی  کھلبلی…

The Castaway

“Assalam-o-alaikum wa rehmat-allah,”Assalam-o-alaikum wa rehmat-allah,” recited the Maulana. The congregation ended, and the worshipers started praying, uttering an Amen with every wish the Maulana made. People were praying for their health, wealth and their worldly and non-worldly affairs. Amidst the conversation between the Almighty and His believers, stood a man, in the middle of the…

Night Life at LUMS: A Poem

Quiet halls and humid Lahore The clock strikes six, I just had fries 4 point ohs walk to their class and I turn to bliss, where my bed lies Twas one, then two then three am The hours went by like sand in glass The cool AC felt safe as bliss Twas four then five…

Alone but not Lonely

It’s a generally accepted assumption that God created Eve because Adam was lonely. He needed another person to experience his new surroundings with him and relish in the wonders the world had to offer. Thus the concept of companionship was created and the human race divided into various groups, cliques, support systems and some bizarre…

She’s So Not That into You: The College Version

Twelve Signs That She’s Definitely Not into You Have you ever been stuck thinking: Is she into me? Is she not? Should I ask her out? Should I not? Well, guess what. Not all the girls will be singing Ariana’s “Into You” to your face and it’s not easy knowing who’s into you and who’s…