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Uprising at the United States Capitol

As we all somehow managed to make it past one of the most bizarre years of our lives, we all looked forward to 2021, hoping to abandon all things dreadful. Ironically enough, six days into the new year, what we… Continue Reading →

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For the People

I never really had a definite answer to the question, “Who is your greatest role model?” It was always confusing for me because I had never been so inclined to anyone’s story. But then there was Ms Harris. As I… Continue Reading →

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The Perfect Fit

If you think you never have enough clothes, think again.  2700 liters of water is required to make one cotton t-shirt; that’s the amount of water an average person drinks in about two and a half years. Out of the… Continue Reading →

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Pandemics-Then and Now

“There is light at the end of the tunnel” is what we all have been telling ourselves since the outbreak of Covid-19. Making a comeback in the history of pandemics, Covid-19 dominated the year 2020. With the vaccine rolling out,… Continue Reading →

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Modern “Art” (?)

Do you want quick and easy money? I’ll tell you a great way to get big bucks. Things you’ll need: A banana Duct tape Steps to follow: Search for a clean wall Affix the banana to the wall using the… Continue Reading →

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From A Jew Who Did Not Make It

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, and brutality in relation to Nazi practices. Reader discretion is advised.   Have you heard of me? Of course, you haven’t. I am neither a Jew who survived… Continue Reading →

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Con Art 101

“Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can’t stop looking at the pinstripes.” The famous quote by Frank William Abagnale Jr., one of the popular con-men specialized in impersonation and forgery, can definitely be taken as the basis… Continue Reading →

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Laughing in the Face of Adversity

Picture a person going through a great deal of misery and sorrow because of some certain terrible circumstances they are in. What expression did you picture this person in? The majoritarian guess would probably be a sad and unhappy face…. Continue Reading →

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We Should Totally Just Stab Caesar!

“Why does Caesar get to stomp around like a giant while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? What’s so great about Caesar, huh? Brutus is just as cute as Caesar. Brutus is just… Continue Reading →

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DSZQUPHSBQIZ

What’s wrong with the title? Has there been a mistake or has the writer gone crazy? Would you believe me if I tell you that nothing is wrong at all? Here’s the trick-Replace each letter of the title with its… Continue Reading →

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A Head Full Of Dreams

In a world of change, the only thing constant is the effort to make a difference. While we all desire to be our finest selves, the path to being better is a rocky road. There are some days where we… Continue Reading →

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A Revolution dies, and Rock Music is born

What is common to a mullet-wielding, neon-donning 1980s American teenager and their Persian contemporary living in obscurity, confined in the clutches of Ayatollah Khomeini’s reign? Hint: it starts with ‘rock’ and ends with ‘music’. In 1979, at the heels of… Continue Reading →

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Purple in ‘The Color Purple’

To most, the color purple is just like another color and holds no special significance, other than to be one’s favorite color. It is a simple color resulting in a beautiful blend of red and blue colors. But in reality,… Continue Reading →

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Four Paws and a Heart

Love is unconditional. It’s received and given in many forms, but it’s said that the truest of love is when it’s without any limitations. A love for caring about others without demanding much for yourself. The love of acceptance and… Continue Reading →

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Half Heaven, Half Hell?

I’ve grown up reading great things about Kashmir’s beauty. In one of my textbooks, it’s also called “The Heaven on Earth” or in the local dialect, “Dharti ka swarg Kashmir.” From the icy mountain slopes to the lush green plains… Continue Reading →

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Understanding Akira

In any medium, there will always be a piece of work that will usher in a new age. It doesn’t have to be great; it doesn’t have to be good; it just has to be different. Something that can change… Continue Reading →

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The Art of Screen-Writing

Artists across the globe have not been credited enough for their work. These artists keep us entertained in our difficult times besides facing immense competition, worries of a short-lived career, declining engagement, and providing quality and original content to us… Continue Reading →

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The Nature of Good and Bad

Since the primitive days of human existence, we have come quite far as a civilization. While this advancement can be attributed to numerous factors, the ability to socialize takes the cake. This remarkable ability to express our feelings, work together,… Continue Reading →

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Not So Perfect Minds Of The World

Trigger Warning: The following content contains a description of abuse and murder which is potentially disturbing. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Did you know that Adolf Hitler was alleged to have paranoid schizophrenia? Many Psychoanalysts pronounced that he had mental… Continue Reading →

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