Category: Vol. 1 Issue 5 – Apr 2016

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Liberation in the Age of the Selfie

– Maryam Sakeenah   I like the word ‘selfie’- It is an honest word characterized by the ‘self’ ringing through it. The selfie is a phenomenon that defines our age. As I browse through the abyss of self photographed profile pictures on social media, I am struck by the remarkable...

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Fiction in Facts

– Ali Muqtadir As a country relatively new to widespread use of the internet, we forget that not everything we see on the internet has even a remote connection to reality. Whether it’s made up statistics advertising the latest health fad or ‘scientific’ articles from blogs, facts are rarely called...

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The Art of Complimenting

– Yumna Sadiq Hayat I have recently started working a 9 to 5 job. I knew absolutely nobody there. Everyone else was already hanging out with everyone else. Since I was the new girl, I knew that if I wanted to not die of boredom, I would have to be...

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The Desi Male

– Syed Aalim Akhtar  “Men are more intelligent than women, he is a chhakka, a hijra, she is a slut. All these statements will not be tolerated in academic spaces now, at least academic spaces. And these were freely supported here in these very institutions 30 yrs ago..” our Professor...