Posted on: October 9, 2015 Posted by: Maliha Naseer Comments: 0

Socially Awkward Moments

Remember when you were walking from the khokha to pdc entrance? And you had to go through that inner conflict about whether your level of frankness corresponds to your simple socializing gesture or not? No? Well allow me to elaborate. On that barely-space-for-two-people-footpath you saw that girl you sit right next to, in your Pak Studies class and you are like, should I smile? Wave? Say hi? Or should I…

Posted on: October 7, 2015 Posted by: Maliha Naseer Comments: 4

Myths Busted

Excited, scared, confused, homesick? Freshman year offers you that gumdrop of joy which tastes like sourly sadness at the beginning, encased inside jaw breaking shell of frustration with a unique aftertaste which somehow leaves you longing for more. Between all the major milestones you will come across such as: • ‘first roomie interaction‘ • ‘first CP in class’ • ‘first almost successful lab’  Okay maybe not! • ‘survived O week…

Posted on: October 7, 2015 Posted by: Mariyam Toor Comments: 0

Welcome to the 100 Acre Wood

Welcome to the 100 acre wood, which you will soon come to know as home. An overpopulated forest where courses dangle from the highest, unreachable tops of the tallest trees; the feline species is the most dominant and pesky inhabitant; 4.0’s are hidden in the darkest, grassiest thickets found only by the swiftest cheetahs; tiny, cramped nests and caves are forcefully made to be occupied by three critters stranger to…

Posted on: October 6, 2015 Posted by: Zuha Siddiqui Comments: 0

Freshman 101: What to expect from Freshman year

So you’ve been prepping for college since the past few weeks and your enthusiasm is beginning to overflow. A little more than slightly. And as you enter the IN gate… Dark clouds shroud the sky, dense fog hovers around you, menacing gates creek open. Welcome to Freshman year. A year you will never forget. It begins with O week. And a consequent series of rather unfortunate events. Your hostel: Expectation…

Posted on: October 6, 2015 Posted by: Mariyam Toor Comments: 0

You Know You’re an HSS Major When…

You know you’re an HSS major when: Your SSE and ACF friends think that you are doing the ‘chillest’ major. Your SSE and ACF friends think you have the ‘chillest’ class schedule. Nobody has heard of your degree. And if they have, they wince a little because it sounds pretty useless. Your building is not called the HSS building. Even the Law students have a Law building now. Your vocabulary…