Category: Arts & Culture

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Zaeden Closes the Second Day of Reverie’19!

Turncoat debates, theatre, street play, a closing event by Zaeden, and a host of musical competitions marked the second day of Reverie 2019. Here is a recap of day two...

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Day 1 of Reverie 2019 at Gargi College Closes with The Local Train

Here is a re-cap of Day 1 at Reverie 2019, the annual cultural festival of Gargi College.  The opening day of Reverie 2019 commenced with the lighting of the lamp by...

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Celebrating Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture as the New Millennial Anthem

A critique on the criticisms of memes, shows and books about nothing. In his widely renowned book ‘Shows About Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture’, Thomas Hibbis...

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The Politics of the Gillette Ad

The Gillette commercial has divided opinion and provoked boycotts of the firm by some men. Is it really that offensive or just a sign of toxic masculinity which men keep...

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Security Arrangements at DU fests: the Staff’s Perspective

The college fests bring with them large and often overly enthusiastic crowds, necessitating tight security measures. DU Beat looks at what the security staff themselves...

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Roma and the World of Underappreciated Domestic Workers

Roma, the most honored film of the year, is turning heads and changing the public discourse around representation. The film puts into center, the unsung heroes of the...

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A Republic is Yet to be Born?

India is slowly inching its way into making its mark on the global and anarchical realm of international politics. But in the hustle, bustle, and glamour, has the...

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Unconventional DU Societies

 The University of Delhi is home to a lot of talent and uniqueness.We bring you a series of unconventional college societies that put their heart and soul into their...

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The Negative Impact of Prankster YouTubers

Pranking is increasingly becoming a means of sustenance for many YouTubers. Humour is after all, harmless and entertaining. But is it? Maximum entertainment is derived...

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Infinity and Diversity: A Review of 2018 in Terms of Comic Book Movies

The Hollywood box-office is most familiar to two types of films: the comic book films and the non-comic book ones. Starting with a few superheroes in metropolitan...