Life advice from strangers

The train started to slow down, the agonizing sound of the wheels grinding against the tracks seemed to reflect my internal agony. The train had reached Anakapalle, stopping there for only a few minutes before it would resume its journey towards my destination. The station lay barren, with only a few people occupying the small... Continue Reading →

What Makes a Drug, a Drug?

The year was 1905: the place, Chicago, the United States of America. A man, after a tiresome day of earning some scraps, walked into the Sears and Roebuck store which had taken the public by storm as they offered a variety of beauties in their catalog— watches, coffins, textiles, opium, and cocaine, to name a... Continue Reading →

How Indian Authors Redefined Reading

  As long as I remember, my childhood was spent rummaging through books for fantasies beyond existence. The crisp smell of paper still lingers in me as a souvenir of the sweet memories. From learning life lessons through Aesop's fables to going on village-side adventures, from the Famous Five to bringing out the super-girl detective... Continue Reading →

Killer Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody

It’s a warm sunny afternoon in school, and your chemistry teacher drones on about a plum pudding model. How she expects you to study henceforth without the thought of food on your mind remains a mystery. A forty minute class suddenly turns into chaos as the restless backbencher slowly thumps his feet twice and slams... Continue Reading →

Mousetrap by Aaina: Review

Anyone passing by Student Plaza in the last couple of weeks would have encountered several members of Aaina Dramatics courting them to attend its main production of this semester—‘Mousetrap’. The marketing paid off in the end and the play was performed to a sold out Syndicate Golden Jubilee Hall on the first of November 2018. A classic whodunnit written by critically... Continue Reading →

Inktober: What Is It?

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”Pablo Picasso It doesn’t take much to pick up a brush and flair your colours on paper. Art is an expression of something that words fail to decipher. You look around for inspiration, not realizing that the end does... Continue Reading →

Kidathon – kidstarting daan utsav

The Sunday sun rose casting tiny shadows of little people clad in their sports gear and red caps; the glow on their face putting the sun to shame and the clatter silencing the morning lark’s pride. DaanUtsav is a festival celebrated all across the nation from 2nd to 8th October to spread the message about... Continue Reading →

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