Archive for April, 2018

The native refugee

The native refugee

Public university halls in Bangladesh offer students living standard of no better than a refugee. Over politicisation of university administration and its failure, dominance issue of students political parties and ragging — make up most of the university life of a student. Indifference of the authorities and their lack of will to solve these issues only add to the miseries […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Let’s hunt some minds

Let’s hunt some minds

Netflix has released yet another mind-boggling television series- Mindhunter. A team of FBI agents interviews serial killers in order to understand their psyche, to psychologically profile them and to prevent future such crimes. Riasat Raihan reviews the series.    Netflix original ‘Mindhunter’ is a new series created by Joe Penhall based on the book ‘Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s elite serial […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture
Legality of student politics

Legality of student politics

Student politics in Bangladesh had a glorious past, however, that scenario has drastically changed with the entrance to the democratic era. Ordinary people now have a tendency to look down on student politics given allegations of its involvement with crimes and violence. Nafiz Ahmed talks about legality and other aspects of student politics.      The social media got into […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Mindspeak
Campus news..!

Campus news..!

IUB: On Sunday, April 22, Independent University Bangladesh organised a seminar on mother and child nutrition distribution hosting Dr Kerry J Schulze, associate scientist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health at their premises. AIUB: On Sunday, April 22, American International University-Bangladesh held the prize giving ceremony of an intra-department design competition titled Probhabok on their premises. ULAB: On […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
A spontaneous protest against sexual harassment

A spontaneous protest against sexual harassment

Students of Uttara University, earlier this week, took to the roads protesting at sexual-harassment of one of their students. They have detained an entire fleet of buses as the accused perpetrators were transportation workers. On the face of the cumulative protest, perpetrators were captured by the law enforcement. Tarannum Azam Khan Neha shares her experience of the protest.  ANY kind […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Experience
Life in a public university hall

Life in a public university hall

Public university halls are a major mode of accommodation  for the bulk of students. Unfortunately, for long, universitydormotories have been havocked by political party student wings, miserable living condition and forced  ‘ manner-teaching’, infamously known as ragging. Current students share their lives in public university halls with New Age Youth. ………………………………………………. ‘ WHEN it is about grabbing a seat in […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Voice
John Lennon’s Imagine

John Lennon’s Imagine

SONG REVIEW BY Sameer Mubeen EVERYTHING will be okay in the end, if it’s not okay it’s not the end- these were the inspiring words of the ex-Beatle, John Lennon; a man who had created an empire in music in the UK and conquered the west with heart-warming lyrics and composition, still had a lot left in him for the […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
The art of food preservation

The art of food preservation

SCIENCE FOR YOUTH by Hiya Islam FOOD, one of life’s simplest yet most treasurable pleasures is absolutely crucial to survival. While most of us eat to live, some live to eat. Food revolves around them like the earth revolves the sun. It is there, 24/7 on their plates or their Instagram roll. Rather than a necessity, it has grown into […]

April 29, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · FYI
Rajib Hossain: dismembered hand, dead dream

Rajib Hossain: dismembered hand, dead dream

YOUNG LIVES MATTER In conventional terms, Rajib Hossain was no brilliant young ‘change makers.’ He was an ordinary young man raised in relative’s house met with an every day accident in the city, but his tragedy got extra-ordinary attention in the media and it exposed how indifferent is the government towards the lives of struggling young people in Bangladesh, writes […]

April 22, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
The ‘Sun’ rising

The ‘Sun’ rising

Revolution and poetry are two strong traits of Bengali people. No surprise, armed revolution against the oppression of the British Empire started here, in Bengal. Led by Surya Sen, the Chittagong uprising of April 1930 was the first strong armed resistance against the empire. To commemorate the revolution, Istiaque Ahmed Nahian reviews Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010), a film […]

April 22, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Art Culture