The Open House: A Case for Accountability

By Rana Saadullah Khan and Zainab Mubashir “I do not know how the D.C. committee deals with proceedings.” The above is a word for word quote from the Vice-Chancellor of LUMS, a university which is named a university of “Management Sciences”, where the headman of the institution’s academic core claims to be unaware of the…

Students Protest Against Stringent Security Measures at LUMS Convocation

Contributors: Awaid Yasin, Rana Saadullah Khan, Musharfa Shah On 1st June, an email concerning the upcoming Convocation Ceremony for the batch of 2017 was circulated by the LUMS administration to the entire student body. This email, serving to reiterate adherence to security protocol, cited the likelihood of the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain – by…

An Interview With the Outlook Warrior (Extended Version)

As many of you may have noticed by now, there is an ever-present presence on student events. He is the silent watcher, guardian of what he believes is right. The one man you can be sure will speak out for what he believes in. Tariq Shamim Khwaja, aka The Outlook warrior. When I first went…

Few moments with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz

Dr. Ayesha Jalal, a renowned Pakistani-American historian on the globe, holds a unique conceptualization within the minds of fellow Luminites. Her dense and intellectually stimulating articles form a part of the perceived notions we hold dearly for her. We have decided to share her thoughts about the LUMS community as well.   Q: Was your…

The Beginning of New Era

The LUMS Daily Student is proud to announce it’s partnership with Daily Pakistan; this truly is the beginning of a new era! Through this partnership, the LUMS Daily Student hopes to establish itself as Pakistan’s largest student-run newspaper, featuring a carefully curated selection features, investigative features and and articles written by students. Find copies of…

The Gift of CampusFeed

One recent, major change to the world of LUMS as we know it has been the arrival of the CampusFeed application to the mobile devices of students across campus. The app is an anonymous, location-based social network that,  despite not boasting too novel a concept, has really changed the social landscape of the students. While…

Budding Luminite

For many of us, from the time of the final examinations to the time of the results, the name of this university hovered in our prayers, anxieties, nightmare and dreams alike. Thinking all the while about what would it really feel to be a Luminite. As a freshman, I believe that I am still under…