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  • “He was no one. The Many-Faced God taught him how to shed his face and how to give the gift.” The words of George R.R Martin have triumphantly laid their mark on modern fantasy fiction for ages to come. None more so, in my opinion, than the ballad of the youngest Stark daughter and her dabbling...

    12th Sep 2016
  • No, this is not me employing exaggeration as a literary device to be humorous. I have literally had it ten times in the past year. I’ve counted. And of those ten times, seven have been on-campus incidents, making the disease much less bearable than it usually is.

    12th Sep 2016
  • Welcome. You are now part of a global institution. To learn the secret behind these metal buildings, well-groomed trees, and international environment, you must learn to look beyond what you see.

    12th Sep 2016
  • “Is Jindal nice?” the lady in front of me asks. She’s heavy with anxiety and concern, and her 17-year-old-fresh-out-of-school son is standing behind her and clutching his Class XII certificate and his heart in his hands.
    “Nice?” I ask her, and blink.
    I’m not quite sure what to say....

    29th Aug 2016
  • “INVITATION: Fifth Convocation Ceremony & Founder’s Day Celebration” reads the title of the email. It has been less than a week since I’ve been back on campus, and my mailbox is full of notifications reminding me of the convocation ceremony which also marks the 1-year anniversary of the...

    29th Aug 2016
  • The last few weeks have been really eventful, with some of my closest friends having their birthdays and the Theatre Society holding a Jazz Ball (Hello, gowns and heels!) during its annual fest, Camus. With JGU and its relatively liberal outlook of how hostel life can be, by allowing events such...

    28th Aug 2016
  • I distinctly remember my first few weeks at JGU - as I soaked in the new environment and interacted with students from all walks of life, I discovered how so many students have rebelled and defied the age-old “Engineer or Doctor” career option to embrace the beauty and complexities of legal...

    13th Aug 2016
  • Ah, research papers.

    We’ve all written plenty of those. Or maybe you haven’t, and have grown up studying in an education system that didn’t have CCE or FA1 or SA2 or some other combination of letters and numbers. Not to fret. University will rectify that for you, to the point where you...

    13th Aug 2016
  • The Board Exam results were announced not too long ago, and, as always, they have incited as many reactions as possible. I personally have counted 3 instances of fainting, 5 instances of applying to an engineering college, one instance of destroying the computer, and 10 instances of ‘My-Life-Can...

    11th Aug 2016
  • College is, as they say, “the best years of your life”. I wouldn’t disagree but I cannot agree completely either, only because I’ve been in college for a period of ten months now, and it feels like forever. I never knew moving to university would be this hard. I don’t adapt well to change but I...

    11th Aug 2016
  • The Indian education system endows a great deal of respect on teachers. Do not question them. Do not defy them. Accept whatever they say as if it is the Holy Grail. They are given the status of God. They can do no wrong. After being subjected to such a mindset, which became especially difficult...

    11th Aug 2016
  • Jindal Global University - the college for rich, spoilt kids who have can while away their time.
    Is that what we are? Are we not more? Does it matter?
    Students of the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH), two of the 5 schools in...

    04th Aug 2016