The Star Wars Poll

In the face of impending doom, if you had to save a couple of films- representing the richness of the art that is film-making, which films would you choose? For me, Star Wars definitely has to be one of them. As Film critic Roger Ebert wrote in the past, Star Wars represents a watershed moment…

Prelude to the Finals

by: Anonymous   Balls to Justice, the annual inter-batch football tournament, started in the last week of March with high anticipation among the footballing community. Tournament is by now, all but over with only the final remaining to be played. The teams which have made it to finals are the 5th Year A-team and the…

The Death of a Dissenter

On Friday, the 24th of April, Pakistani social activist Sabeen Mahmud was shot and murdered by unknown assailants in Karachi. Mahmud had been on her way home from a talk organised by her organisation, The Second Floor (T2F) on the conflict in Balochistan, where a secessionist movement has been ongoing ever since the creation of…

Let’s Talk About The Back Gate

The Gender Circle yesterday released the results of its survey on sexual harassment in the area outside campus. This coincided with the Student Welfare Committee’s announcement that certain steps would be taken in order to ensure student safety just outside the campus gates, specifically in the stretch from the metro station to the Main Gate.…

On Earthquakes and Evacuations

Tremors were felt in the Academic Block today, as a result of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal at a little past a quarter to twelve earlier this day. Since today was a working Saturday for the first, second, and third years, the classrooms on the first floor were full of students, and the upper…

The Sound of Resistance

by Veda Handa In a first of its kind of event to take place on campus, the Gender Circle invited the SPACE (Society for Promoting, Art, Culture and Education) Ensemble to perform at the college, inter alia, their original piece “The Mud People” to commemorate the Dalit History Month on Thursday. Lamenting the tyranny of…