Archive for August, 2017

Of being different on campus

Of being different on campus

Educational institutions are supposed to be the place where we learn to value and practice equality, respect difference and celebrate diversity. However, in reality, university and college campuses seem to be far from that. New Age Youth this week asked students about their experience of dealing with difference, and the responses we have received are rather worrying. Have you faced […]

August 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
SONG REVIEW A graffiti in the Milkyway  By Istiaque Ahmed Nahian

SONG REVIEW A graffiti in the Milkyway By Istiaque Ahmed Nahian

Lyricists fade away under the pomp of singers and musicians. Their name only appears in the corner of your TV or laptop screen, and that’s all. Hardly anyone talks about the lyricist. And during the mp3 era, when people did not bother to read the album covers, their condition was much more pitiable. I still sometimes ask myself why aren’t […]

August 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
APP REVIEW Pathao  By Naushin Jahan Chaudhury

APP REVIEW Pathao By Naushin Jahan Chaudhury

Bangladesh is truly coming around. Our country is computing towards progress and making movement more feasible. ‘Pathao’ is a pioneer start-up company that started their journey in 2015 as a delivery service, and has immensely evolved by mid-2016 by introducing on-demand motorcycles rides for the locality. This was an innovation for Dhaka riders to reach destinations. Initially ‘Pathao’ was available […]

August 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Everyday stories of intolerance

Everyday stories of intolerance

When we talk about violence on campus or youth violence, we mostly talk about the violent political clashes between right wing student parties. When you talk about violence an ethnic or religious minority student face, we mostly talk about the arson in their village, we never talk about everyday form violence and discrimination minority students endure in Bangladesh. Ayan Soofi […]

August 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Shamdanee Tabriz, a young entrepreneur’s journey

Shamdanee Tabriz, a young entrepreneur’s journey

When most business students aspire to become a top executive of a multinational company, Shamdanee Tabriz took the risk and become a successful entrepreneur at a very young age. Maureen Nawer writes about his journey       We all dream. But how many of us actually have the guts to pursue the dream we have? Because we are slaves […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Graffiti as a way of expression

Graffiti as a way of expression

As an art enthusiast and believer in revolution, Rummana Ferdous Fagun writes about her thoughts on grafitti.     Why do people take up doing graffiti on walls instead of showcasing their work elsewhere? Because graffiti is much more than just art. It is a way of expression as well as protest. One of its perks is anonymity. Graffiti, painted […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
NEWS

NEWS

JU student protested legal harassment On July 30, students of Jaharngirnagar University organised a torch procession demanding immediate withdrawal of case against 54 students, including 31 named, in a case filed for ‘vandalising’ their vice-chancellor’s house. The case was filed when students of the demanded road safety since many students were killed in the high road near campus.   Knowing […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sylhet with Friends !!

Sylhet with Friends !!

One of the favorites travelling destination in Bangladesh is Sylhet,particularly during monsoon. Riasat Raihan writes about his time in Sylhet… It’s always great to have a trip with friends, isn’t it? On the month of April 2017 while we were  working so hard with our studies and stuffs, me and my two friends decided to have a break. Later, the plan that […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Travelogue
Street voice

Street voice

There are a number of street voice through their graffiti are making mark — voiceless Bangladesh, Subodh series and more. In the face of state surveillance, when it is hard to speak up, young minds are finding voice in anonymity, collectively giving our streets a voice. This week New Age Youth asked students about graffitis they have seen around city […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
SONG REVIEW : Aj Ei Bristir Kanna Dekhe

SONG REVIEW : Aj Ei Bristir Kanna Dekhe

By Sabiha Anjum ‘Aj ei bristir kanna dekhe mone porlo je tomay’ is such a song that can be compared with a perfect cup of tea. This everlasting song has the potentiality to beat the pace of time. This song is sung by Ustad Niaz Mohammad Chowdhury, a legendary singer, almost all of his songs get ardent love of the […]

August 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · FYI