The Open House: A Case for Accountability

By Rana Saadullah Khan and Zainab Mubashir “I do not know how the D.C. committee deals with proceedings.” The above is a word for word quote from the Vice-Chancellor of LUMS, a university which is named a university of “Management Sciences”, where the headman of the institution’s academic core claims to be unaware of the…

The Rendezvous

As the sun sets on yet another day at LUMS, the street lamps come on, engulfing the whole campus in a warm golden hue. For those day scholars who have managed to stick around till this hour, it signals the end of their day at university. But, for the hostelites who call the University their…

Students Protest Against Stringent Security Measures at LUMS Convocation

Contributors: Awaid Yasin, Rana Saadullah Khan, Musharfa Shah On 1st June, an email concerning the upcoming Convocation Ceremony for the batch of 2017 was circulated by the LUMS administration to the entire student body. This email, serving to reiterate adherence to security protocol, cited the likelihood of the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain – by…

The Beginning of New Era

The LUMS Daily Student is proud to announce it’s partnership with Daily Pakistan; this truly is the beginning of a new era! Through this partnership, the LUMS Daily Student hopes to establish itself as Pakistan’s largest student-run newspaper, featuring a carefully curated selection features, investigative features and and articles written by students. Find copies of…

The Lab Of Metaphors

  There it was, a long brass bar held up as if it was the One. Chosen from a bunch as if it had some mystical powers attached to it, the lab assistant held up the hexagonal bar for students of all “Ratti-fication” ability to see, reminding me of Rafiki revealing Simba at Pride Rock…

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…

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…