Viktor Frankl’s Search for Meaning

  Nietzsche said “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how”. While the mental health debate goes on at the campus, the wise man’s words can help us find answers to many questions which we may have. Based on Nietzsche’s philosophy, Austrian psychologist Viktor Frankl worked on finding central instinct humans…

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…

In Review: Promising Leads of the Contemporary Fantasy Genre

  Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor  “Strange the Dreamer” is the first installment of a duology that follows the story of Lazlo Strange, a war orphan and junior librarian raised in the Great Library of Zosma. From the age of five, Lazlo has been obsessed with the mythical city of Weep. One day, the…

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…

Beast Titan: Review

[This review was first published on 10th April 2017 in The LUMS Daily Student Vol.1 Issue 4 – Print Edition] Attack on Titan Episode 26: Season 2 Premiere The arrival of April marks what anime enthusiasts have been looking forward to for nearly 4 long years; following a post-2013 hiatus marked by many release date…

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…

Covent Garden – Review

Covent Garden graciously hosted a dinner for the host team of CARMA on the second day of the event. The ambiance of the place was very sophisticated and cozy. What appealed the most to me about Covent Garden was how dynamic it was. From basement lounge to the snooker bar, it had everything one would…