Category: Weekly Wits

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In Defense of Doing Nothing

In an age where hyper-productivity is a modern cult, how do we deal with doing nothing? How do we define our potential when the only thing that defines it is overwork?...

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Will it Take a Stampede for Unions to Take Security Seriously?

By bringing a popular star, organising committees think their fest was a success, conveniently ignoring the ruckus and lack of security beside the glamorous stage....

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World Poetry Day: History and Significance

On the occasion of today’s World Poetry day, DU Beat brings to you a brief article talking about the day, how it came to be, its significance and other similar...

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Dance: The Highlight of Mecca Day 1

Celebrating nostalgia with the hashtag #PhirWahiDilLayaHoon, Mecca: The Annual Festival of Hindu College organised by the Hindu College Parliament commenced to a great...

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Cancellations and Celebrations: Day 3 of Confluence’19

Confluence, the annual fest of Hansraj College bustled with events on a larger scale on its third day. Highlights included a discussion by Rajat Sharma and cancellation...

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Freeing the Nipple from Caste, Colonialism, and Culture

We attempt to unearth the history of criminalisation and censorship of women’s bodies. A bra is one of the many things that societies have imposed upon girls by...

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This isn’t a Fairy Tale, Don’t Lock Me in an Ivory Tower

The freedom to loiter, occupy public spaces post 9 p.m., and see how our campus looks at midnight is a luxury and experience that women students are denied. Earlier last...

I am Afraid I Can’t Do this

Read what prevents or encourages the youth to say no to things that are too taxing, and not rewarding. A huge part of education comprises of un-learning. Whatever...

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The V-Tree episode is a fascinating example of active politics

Everything about Hindu College’s annual V-Tree pooja tradition and the protests against it make for a brilliant case study in politics in action. “The pooja...

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Auburn Umbrella: Gossip Girl Inspired Fashion

It has captivated us for ages now and this Auburn will help you pick out GG inspired outfits that do not get restricted to your Pinterest likes. Along the steps of...