Aliza Rahman

December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019

Dressed for the past

I didn’t think I’d care to watch videos about dresses worn by people in the centuries past. But that was only until I stumbled upon the YouTube channel of dress historian Bernadette Banner.

December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019

The pointlessness of using difficult words

It is not the least uncommon to see people use unnecessarily complex words when a simpler one would suffice. You may have come across people using “quintessential” instead of “essential”, and...

November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019

CHANNELS WE NEED

YouTube in Bangladesh is in its budding stages in terms of quality, but its potential is easily visible. There are hundreds of channels, and some have over thousands of subscribers and millions of...

October 31, 2019
October 31, 2019

A carnival of colours at IUB

October 23, 2019 marked the beginning of Independent University, Bangladesh’s annual three-day Club Carnival. Inaugurated by the acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Milan Pagon, and attended by the deans,...

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

Extra Explanations

About 13,000 miles away, dressed, bejewelled, and illuminated by blue, pink, and red lighting is Natalie Wynn, better known as “ContraPoints”.

October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019

APPLYING ABROAD US EDITION

While studying abroad is a dream that many aspiring students have, how exactly to achieve that dream often remains a mystery to many students and parents alike.

October 3, 2019
October 3, 2019

TEACHERS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

When semesters are about to end, students in many universities are asked to complete faculty evaluations.

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019

Potluck recipes for painful reunions

For many, life after school is great simply because their time in high school was just varying shades of constant awfulness, and it was awfulness of such great intensity that the responsibilities...

August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019

Etiquette: Why we need it

What is the point of etiquette? Maybe to ensure we don’t repulse or offend others.

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019

OUR LIVES IN METRICS

My mornings begin with eggs, coffee and a feeling of shame creeping in when I think about how at the age of 21, I am only in my second year of university.