The Education Problem

In the modern day, the word Education is so mundanely used that it has almost lost its meaning. Most educational institutes infuse a set of values and skill and call it education. But we have to ask our privileged selves that is it all it is to education? If it is, then a trained monkey…

God of Small Things: A Review

”Never again will a single story be told as though it’s the only one.” This is the epigraph that marks the beginning of Arundhati Roy’s novel ” God of small things”. Although seemingly peculiar at first, the relevance of these words is grasped only after reading the whole novel. Simply put, it has less to…

Rupi or not Rupi?

                                                                                By Dua Rehman “your art is not about how many people like your work your…

The Capital of Pakistan’s News Media

Democracy attaches a huge weight to people’s desires and hence their ability to choose. As their choices are molded by information they possess, it is imperative that information in a democratic society be ‘social’. Such an arrangement requires that the information be a product of the whole of society and hence necessitates access to information…

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 Dichotomy of Power

Waking up on the morning of the 28th it felt as if the world had slowed down its pace, as if everyone was listening in to what was going to happen at 11:30. The media had stirred up a frenzy with panels guessing the verdict as if it were Jeopardy. However, it was almost certain…

Boastful Buffets

Review by A Wannabe Food Connoisseur Warning: I will be using the word ‘Ramazan’ instead of ‘Ramadan.’ The aura in the air and the diet schedules are not the only things that change in Ramazan. When it comes to the restaurant business, the changes cannot be ignored; this is proven by the fact that almost…