RELEVANCE OF GEORGE ORWELL IN THE 21st CENTURY


When I read Animal Farm in the seventh grade and Nineteen Eighty-Four in the eighth grade, I wondered if the present would ever catch up with Orwell’s future and beliefs about society. And now, I ponder upon if our world has indeed become the nightmare George Orwell once described. When his book “Nineteen Eighty-Four” was... Continue Reading →

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Data across Borders: is your Right to Privacy maintained?


The article looks at the pressing issue of privacy violations that occur at international borders. Read on to learn more about the kinds of violations that occur, laws in place to safeguard us and precautions one must take themselves.

Major Stock Market Crashes


With the Corona Pandemic, the world came to a standstill. Many people have either lost their lives or their livelihood in this "pause". While the former may be due to the virus, the latter is a result of huge financial losses undergone by a large number of countries. This financial regression is what we name the Deep Global Recession of 2020, which also caused the Fastest Stock Market Crash in financial history. Read more to know about some of the Biggest Stock Market Crashes.

THE DARK WEB


Did you know that there is a massive portion of the internet you cannot find by googling? Typical search engines can only scratch the surface of the internet. The entire web can be divided into three categories: the Surface Web, the Deep Web, the Dark Web. If we visualise the entire web as the iceberg,... Continue Reading →

Yemen: World’s worst humanitarian crisis


Whenever we hear about the wars in middle east, we always think of Iraq or Syria but the most devastating of them all is the one being currently waged in Yemen. Learn more about the humanitarian crisis that has plagued Yemen for over a decade.

IT’S NOT OKAY!


It's not ok when you ask me to take it as a joke When I  complain how your sexist comment is making me choke It's not ok when I hear you say  That feminism is cliche It's not ok when I hear my 10 year old cousin humming that creepy honey singh song And people... Continue Reading →

Indolence, thou art the sweetest


A lot of times, we like to fit it all in. A lot of times, backing off feels like missing out. Sometimes it’s better to block the background noise of the ‘what ifs’, ‘this-that’ s’, ‘shoulds’ and ‘wants’. Sometimes it’s better to live life in the slow lane. Sometimes appreciating human connections is better than always trying to keep up with the Joneses. Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes and 50 seconds

Consistent exercise – Hurdles and benefits


With all of us being stuck inside our homes for the past 6 months, I am pretty sure that some of you may have started exercising a bit, or at least thought of doing it. The ones who started, after some days of doing it...well, we all know! If it sounds most like you, then... Continue Reading →

GENDER VIOLENCE : TURKEY’S LONG HISTORY OF FEMICIDES


Back in July 2020, we all saw a surge of black and white selfies being put up on various social media platforms by women all over the globe with the caption '#ChallengeAccepted'. This challenge was in fact an awareness campaign throwing light on the horrible conditions of women in Turkey, and the most pertinent issue being Femicide. Estimated reading time: 2 min 32 sec

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