Category: DUB Speak

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College Misfits

Every college of Delhi University has a culture of its own which defines it. The culture is as instrumental in getting the college a ranking on the glossy pages of the...

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The World is Ending

For all those who watched the movie 2012 with rapt attention, hearts accelerating at 80 kilometres an hour-December 21st is just around the corner. Despite the fact that...

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Public Achievements Versus Personal Laundry

Most of the people sporting colourful LiveStrong Bands on their wrists are blissfully unaware of the message these simple strips of plastics convey. Lance...

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The long-gone Era of ‘Inappropriate’ Art

Nestled in the forested heart of India, the state of Madhya Pradesh contains a town that boasts of ancient symbols of piety and architectural splendor. The historical...

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Mid-semester Break – A Break? Really?

Lying on a vividly-hued hammock in your backyard, on a breezy day (those not blessed with the expanse of a backyard and hence with a hammock can replace the imagery with...

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Oh God! My Parents are Communist

Driving on the wrong lane is a punishable offence in India. Sporting a weird hairstyle is not. However, for the most of us, the former is but a walk in the park as...

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PTMs in DU: Hello, Military Camp!

Remember the time when one weekend in a month (or two) neared like impending doom? Remember the circulars, placidly inviting all the dear parents for a “healthy”...

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Of Idlis, Dosas, Puchkas and Mishti-Doi

One lovable thing about Delhi is that it belongs to one and all.  It is a delightful mixed bag of all cultures. It is perhaps one of the only cities where you’ll...

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Backbenchers, Alert!

  “Score- 85,00,000! Beat that man!” “S**** you!” (Excuse the profanity) “Sshhh! Sir’s watching!” Pay a visit to the underbelly of a typical 2012...

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The Plight of a Student of a College Not Affiliated to DUSU

Last year was my first year in college and as the elections approached, I started to root for that holiday that all my friends were getting. The election day holiday....