JNUSU Rises in Protest Against the Gaya Rape Case, Burns Effigy

Standing against the Police mis-constructions, and in solidarity with the victims, the residents of Gaya and the people protesting nationwide, the JNUSU today protested...


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500 Ways of Representation: Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The Manic Pixie Dream Girl has often been used as a stock character to brighten the male’s life. (500) Days of Summer tells you that shedding the wrong conditioning is...


Living a Dilemma: Through the Eyes of an 18-year-old Indian Student

Influences of the American life have penetrated deeply in our day to day lives, perhaps more than we would have wanted to. But are we aware of its consequences yet? As...

Reminders to stay positive

Why you should unfollow ‘Positivity’ Pages and Accounts

Following too many pages on positivity? DU Beat analyses why it’s time for you to unfollow them. Here, I quote my good friend, Lilly Singh, “THIS GON BE SOME...


A Timeline of Notifications, MoUs, and Changing Criterions

Exploring the history of the events that triggered the ongoing unrest within DU’s academia. In October 2017, the University Grants Commission (UGC) had introduced...

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Why Humanities is Looked Down Upon

This article attempts to probe into the reasons that have long rendered humanities as a discipline to be looked down upon. “When my relatives ask me what I’m...


Minutes of DUTA Executive Meeting, January 2019

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) held an Executive Meeting on Saturday, 12th January 2019. The resolution for the same is a comprehensive account of...

The Millennials’ Fig Trees- Choices and Anxiety

The Millennials’ Fig Trees: Choices and Anxiety

Have you ever felt that the possibility of being many things is too much of a burden? Does it ever occur to you that the career choices in your path offer opportunities,...

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Auburn Umbrella: Lohri and Makar Sankranti Outfits

Fashion knows no weather! Here are a few ideas for the upcoming January festivities. Every year, 13th of January brings with it the excitement of the Lohri with bonfire,...

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In Her Own Words: A Teacher’s Struggle with Ad-hocism for 20 Years and Counting

A first hand account of Dr. Asha Devi, an ad hoc professor at Hindi Department of Aditi Mahavidyalaya. She talks about the difficulties ad hoc teachers have been facing...