Metropolis Rendered

By: Heer Cheema and Hammad Bilal In the discerning words of Mr. H.M Naqvi: “Cities are not wrought from just brick and mortar, but are informed by stories”. This idea underscores the crux of the “Rendering the Metropolis on the Page” talk that took place on 2nd October 2018. The session was as much a…

From Infancy to Adolescence

Lying on the sofa, skimming through childhood photo albums, I came to realize how time, with all its complexities and exhaustion, flies like a rocket. Sarah Addison Allen states in her novel ‘Lost Lake’: “Don’t you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it…

Rant of a Beleaguered Student

In the summer before the fall semester started and enrollment began, I emailed the Registrar’s Office (RO), begging them to reschedule a certain class that clashed with the class timings for another class that complemented the former. I asked them that if it wasn’t possible to reschedule the classes, the RO should at least come…

Public Authority in Contested Spaces

The Case of Abdur Rehman, 1972-1974 Dr. Anushay Malik By Usama Shahid Dr. Anushay Malik is a history professor at LUMS, and her talk consisted of an article from her thesis ‘The power of the labour movement in the 1950s and 1960s’. The article presented concentrated on the story of Abdul Rehman, how she came across…