Monthly Archives: July 2012

In Trouble? Just Yell “Fire!”

Are you a college student living away from home for the first time in your life? Do you feel unsafe as a single woman in the city? If yes, then what are you doing to protect yourself? In the light of recent cases of violence against women in India, Just Yell Fire Campus Life Story [...]

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Cracking the Semester Code

There was a time when college life was all about goofing around with friends for most part of the year and becoming a superstitious nervous wreck right before the final examinations. That was when most Indian Universities followed the annual system of evaluation and the ‘final exam’ was the most dreaded event in a student’s life. With the [...]

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Calling All Culture Vultures: Delhi University’s Student Cultural Societies

If you are a fresher, you will soon discover that college life, though unrestricted, is a time of rigorous study and self imposed discipline. But does that mean that you have to give up your creative pursuits to accommodate a burgeoning course load? The good news is that you do not have to make such [...]

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How to Survive Ragging?

In India, ragging is a criminal offence and punishable by law. While many maintain that ragging in the form of playful leg-pulling and harmless bullying is essential to break the ice between seniors and freshers, the unfortunate truth remains that ragging is rarely limited to the precincts of “playful” and “harmless”. In spite of stringent [...]

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