College Beat: The Best & The Worst

By Anushree Deb and Nandini Swaminathan Delhi University, recently ranked 254 for its research quality, graduate employability, international outlook and teaching...

A lot just happened over coffee…

By Riya Chhabra When Lays started their ‘No one can eat just one’ campaign, it was received with innocent delight. But when Bru declared that ‘One is...

DU in 2007: A Recap

The good- · LSR, Kamala Nehru College, Stephens – Built disabled- friendly campuses with ramps, disabled-friendly toilets, recording studio for visually...

Paharganj: The craziest street in the world

By Aniruddh Ghosal Paharganj, with its tangled up lanes, has become famous for cheap hotels that many tourists use while staying in Delhi. However, if one was to...

Travelogue: ISRAEL – Part 4

Modern Jerusalem -By Jonathan Daniel Luther If the archaic and modern co-exist, the closest they can get is at Jerusalem. This modern city is as diverse and vibrant as...

UPBEAT DOWNBEAT

By Olina Banerjee UPBEAT: ASI plans to give the Taj Mahal a Multani-Mitti face-lift That’s not nearly as fun as Mayawati’s Shopping mall. Damn! Spider...

Editor Speaketh

People often ask me what DU Beat is. And my standard answer to that is, “Well…we are an independent student newspaper”. But then what does this phrase...

Word Out

Our readers tell us what they think of DU Beat: “A beat apart!” Akanksha Saxsena, Hindu “I Enjoy doing the crosswords every week, they’re fun...

The daughter dies, the son shines…

Olina Banerji It’s frightening when real life begins to imitate art. A popular, resurgent leader, a homecoming, a failed attempt at her life, a near-fascist...

What if…

The Blacks were the Whites??? No, this isn’t an obscure reference to the latest fashion trend or one of the “pink is the new black” alerts from the...