Be That change

Be that change Even as the university had its round of elections, a certain cynicism has seeped into student polity today. For those who grumble about degraded state of...

LESSER LIVES

How important is your life? Will you squander it over a dead Icon? The hysterical mass suicide over the death of a prominent figure is not a new phenomenon. Upon the...

God God everywhere, Not a prayer heard

Children, delightful little creatures at times capable of the worst atrocities solely because they know their innocence shall shield them from the harsh punitive...

Candid Canvas

Credits: Pavni Poddar Think you can do better? Send in your entries to beat.du@gmail.com It can be a photograph, painting, anime  or graffiti. Basically anything your...

The secrets of good writing

A creative writing workshop was recently held at the Oxford book store, Statesman House  on August 18th for students and teachers of Delhi University.  The workshop...

Book review: Window Seat

Author : Janhavi Archarekar Publishers: Harper Collins, India Cost: Rs . 250 A crucible of thirty short stories,  Janhavi Archerkar’s debut book Window Seat provides...

WOTS: Tandoori nights……and days!

What: QDs…love @first bite! Where: Momo Street, Kamla Nagar, Delhi 11007 There are many things about college life that one would like to reminisce in his or her ripe...

IN FOCUS : STREET PLAY SOCIETY

Huge crowds. Incessant singing and slogan raising. Raised voices. Loud invitiations to draw in the audience. A rampant air of festivity. If you’re in DU and you notice...

Sex Amma

Is it advisable to have sex during periods? Will I get pregnant? Sex during periods? Rama, rama! But it is so icky, no? And it’s only a few days in a month that you...

Top 5 things that can kill you other than swine flu

A tour of DU’s toilets (with special mention to Venky for their untiring efforts at maintaining such high standards of filth) Prolonged exposure to Kangana Ranaut’s...