A Glance Through the Rearview Mirror – Course Reviews #2

World Since 1453 with Dr. Ali Raza “If World Since 1453 were to be a musical performance, it would be a string quartet. Ali Raza would start it off with a slow melancholic symphony, slowly rising into a haunting spectre with sharp bow movements grating the strings of the violin, the world in a frenzy,…

A Glance Through the Rearview Mirror – Course Reviews #1

Modern Physics with Dr. Sabieh Anwar “As a sophomore doing an Economics major, I enrolled in Modern Physics, despite the fact that everyone advised me against it. I heard that I would get ‘screwed over’ and that I should choose an ‘easier’ course if I was looking for an outgroup. I remember in my very first…

Book Review – Fragments

Fragments – a novel about love and university – is a piece that will have something for everyone to relate to. This story takes us back to a time when we loved and lost and shows us the importance of why it was so important for us to have lost. This novel will leave you…

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…