Alumni Interview: Somil Kumar

1. You’ve recently swapped a corporate job for a course on human rights at Geneva, congratulations. Was the corporate stint always meant to be just a stint? Ans. When I took the job, I didn’t really have a time frame in mind. Around the 9th or 10th semester (wow, that is not as long ago…

The Lives in a Metro

I Bob Bob isn’t just my name. Sometimes, it feels like Bob is my life, you know what I mean? It’s just so…Bob. Nothing changes in my life – just the same shit, every day, day after day, and then another day. And it isn’t for lack of trying, mind you. I do whatever I…

Kill your father

By Anonymous. This article was being written against a backdrop of rather sentimental dad advertisements floating on social media, and perhaps was written solely out of a sense of severe resentment. Because you see, when you finally understand you’ve had a bad parent, you’re also left to consider that in societies such as ours, you’re…

Yes, There’s Hope.

Anonymous This is a piece about depression. But I promise it is more positive than the ones that usually go around. I choose to be anonymous on this post only for one reason – I’ll soon be hunting for jobs and not all of them, even those working for ‘causes’, are too charitable when it…

Feminism 101

-The Gender Circle- Labels, it seems, are the bane of our times. Reducing an individual or a group to a narrow spectrum of thoughts and actions seems to be a norm on social media. One of these trends has rather unhelpfully been named ‘reverse sexism’. Reverse sexism implies employing a sexist attitude (usually in the…