Category: Arts & Culture

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Slam Poetry: History, Culture, and Views

The culture of slam poetry has become so common that even schools have slam competitions and poetry sessions. This new-age, so-called hip-hop culture took decades to get...

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The Experience of a Transgender Woman in University of Delhi

The society has built walls of non-acceptance, invisibility, and harassing transgender people. Studying at the University of Delhi while being myself openly, I recount...

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How a Feminist Should Not Dress

Stereotypes exist for a reason. It won’t be false to say that our outfits speak before we do. Understandably so, we determine how a feminist should dress and what they...

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Book Review: The Happiness Equation

The Happiness Equation is a Self-Help book published in 2016. It is written by the Canadian author, entrepreneur and public speaker Neil Pasricha who gives science-based...

Band Night 2

Misba from SGGSCC and Nrityakriti from Maitreyi shine at Nexus’18, Unplugged Band Closes Day One on a Musical Note

Nexus, the annual cultural fest of Sri Venkateswara College began on 8th February 2018. The fest saw a decent turnout despite being right after the mid-semester break....

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Gabriel García Márquez- The Enchanter of Emotions

Today, we celebrate the 91st birthday of the Gabo- the famous colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, and quite certainly, the most...

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Anna Karenina’s Playlist

Fyodor Dostoyevsky declared Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina “flawless as a work of art”. Just like the novel, the character herself is beautiful. Here is an account of...

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Mrs. Scooter: A Film Review

Shiladitya Moulik’s movie ‘Mrs. Scooter’ released in 2015, now available on Amazon Prime Video, tells the story of a scooter and a bride. Here is a review on...

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The Musical Delight that Bollywood Qawwali is  

Qawwali is a Sufi form of music that originated in the 13th century. Amir Khusro, a Sufi musician, poet, and scholar is regarded as the godfather of Qawwali. It provides...

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Quintessence, the Annual Fest of Lady Irwin College Ended Succesfully on a High Note

It was early morning sunshine that marked the beginning of the day at Lady Irwin College. The front lawn was filled with stalls and the stage was setting up for the day....