For true justice, we must march. For true change — progressive laws, social awareness and public conversation — we must make our voices heard. You should march because you can: your privilege makes it your responsibility to act. Continue reading #WHYIMARCH: I Refuse To Be Erased
I can’t see the night sky as clearly as I used to anymore because of the high amount of pollution: smog, cars, cigarettes, bad poetry from pretentious Lahori teens. There’s a metaphor here about the loss of childhood innocence in the big bad world, but metaphors are not my kind of thing. Continue reading On Astronomy, Mental Illness and Bad Metaphors
So, if you’re one of those unlucky souls who was forced to study Kinematics instead of the Napoleonic Wars, I apologize on behalf of our society. Continue reading The Stigma Against the Arts and Humanities
A Level is often referred to as a fresh start in the transitioning lives of us teenagers. However, after experiencing it for about a year and a half I have concluded that it is rather, an era of realization and learning from mistakes for individuals who struggle to grow as human beings. For harassers, on the other hand, it is a grazing ground of exploitation and toxicity. Continue reading We Are Coming for You, Misters!
‘Good’ A Level students from ‘respectable’ families are expected to stand clear from the messiness of everyday life, and focus on what ‘really matters’: formal education, profile building, and securing a place at a good university. And so, ironically, the most well educated, well informed section of the population on whom the future of the country depends stand structurally outside any space that is political. It is almost as if you are encouraged not to entrench yourself within the geography and politics of the world around you.
But you have the power to change that.
Continue reading We Need You To March On the 29th. Here’s Why:
To tribute the end of the spooky month and the beginning of an awful reality (at this point we don’t even need clown costumes, regular clothes will do just fine), here is a list of 3 events that occurred this past month, that scared the living daylights out of us. Continue reading Halloween’s Over but the Deadman’s Party Still Continues
For those of you who live under a rock, here’s a quick introduction to the global phenomenon known as VSCO girls before we move on. Continue reading SKSKSKSK-ing Our Way to an Eco-Friendly Future