In Memoriam

I woke up in the morning and felt a chill in the air. That, coupled with the sounds of the helicopters overhead, signaled to me that something was wrong. I unlocked my phone to read a friend’s messages; alerting me of the attack on the Agricultural Training Institute, killing around 12 people- mostly students. The…

Travel Agencies: How It Happens

Contributors: Laiba Paracha and Aiman Manzoor Tourism has become a vital source of earning for our country, once depleted almost entirely due to relentless security threats and the lack of proper infrastructure. However, traveling, a main part of tourism has augmented at a fast pace, due to increased globalisation in the recent years. Students, who…

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…

Violence: Do We Really Love It?

Strangely, the world has always had this uncanny attraction towards violence. From the medieval times all the way to modern times, it can be acknowledged that, at some level, society today does strive and campaign for peace. While society may do this, governments probably do not and there also exists a dark part of society…

A Freshman’s Two Cents

A few days ago, when our Outlook inboxes lighted up with the words “Spring Enrollment 2018,’’ most of us were taken by surprise (to put it mildly). Cries of “It is enrollment time already?’’, “Didn’t this semester JUST start?”, and “Abhi tou meray iss semester kay courses finalize nahi huay” were heard all over the…

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…