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  • The One Change We Do Not Want

    The One Change We Do Not Want

    We’ve all heard of global warming, but how many of us are properly informed about climate change? Cl...

  • Beat Baazi

    Beat Baazi

    The buzz coming from Main Campus’s OBS Courtyard as soon as the sun set on the 22nd of November was ...

  • How to Arrange a Rishta

    How to Arrange a Rishta

    Do you remember your initiation day? Every woman’s experience has its nuances. Some were told to set...

  • Speaking of Stigma

    Speaking of Stigma

    Writing about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) reminds me of the kind of physical environm...

  • Sixty Seconds

    Sixty Seconds

    Let’s talk about the ways you can break a woman. You can force her into a marriage she doesn’t want....

The One Change We Do Not Want

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We’ve all heard of global warming, but how many of us are properly informed about climate change? Climate change takes place when long-term weather patterns shift. In the past, examples of this, such as the end of the ice age, were a result of tiny changes in the Earth’s orbit which would alter the amount of solar energy received by ... Read More »

Beat Baazi

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The buzz coming from Main Campus’s OBS Courtyard as soon as the sun set on the 22nd of November was an indication as obvious as the purple lights interwoven with the trees that something was going on. That something was Beat Baazi, a collaboration between the IBA Media and Communications Society and the Social Sciences Club, an evening of self-expression ... Read More »

How to Arrange a Rishta

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Do you remember your initiation day? Every woman’s experience has its nuances. Some were told to set aside their exam revision for the day and help out with the preparations for a dinner party they had no interest in while their younger brothers lay around watching television. For others, it began with a comment in the pre-teen years: ‘You ought ... Read More »

Speaking of Stigma

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Writing about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) reminds me of the kind of physical environment there used to be behind my school: the footpaths there were, and probably still are, home to heroin addicts. In the hidden crevices offered by electricity poles, they would share needles – one form of transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes AIDS. ... Read More »

Hum Log: Mustafa Ilyas

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Mustafa Ilyas is a professional photographer and videographer, and owner of Mustafa Ilyas Photography. He graduated from IBA in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Ilyas has been an inspiration to many students and amateur photographers at IBA. His success did not come easy; it took years of hard work and persistence. Here is a link to his ... Read More »

Sixty Seconds

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Let’s talk about the ways you can break a woman. You can force her into a marriage she doesn’t want. It’s even better if she is just 14 years old, and her new husband is thrice her age. Or you can let your eyes wander over her body as she walks the streets of the city you’ve greedily claimed as ... Read More »

The Current and Former Unstoppables

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Group stage action continues in the Champions League It’s the second to last spell of the group stages and the stakes are still pretty high. Most groups remain undecided and spots are still up for grabs. Every self-respecting footie lover should have seen the action live. But if not, don’t fret; we bring you two of the most exciting clashes. ... Read More »

Karachi Biennale 2017

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When I entered the hall, it felt like I had stepped into another world; the art on the walls silently screaming, the sculptures and the sounds evoking a myriad of emotions. Karachi Biennale 2017 – a world of art and expression. At a time when Karachi is ranked among the worst cities of the world by the EIU (Economic Intelligence ... Read More »

Let’s Talk About Men’s Rights

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I had never seen anyone else like her. The Earth was not vast enough to accommodate her beauty, and the way she walked…it was like she knew it. She trotted up to me and rubbed against my legs, circling them almost ritualistically. And like every single day, I bent down to my knees and gave my favorite little cat a ... Read More »

It’s Time We Start Giving A Shit!

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For most of us at IBA, our toilet is not much more than an afterthought, despite being the first and last place to visit for many. However, this flush and forget mindset isn’t the norm for 94 million Pakistanis who live everyday without access to proper sanitation facilities. Not having adequate sanitary facilities leaves them with all but one option: ... Read More »

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