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Author: Alizah Gul Memon

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Alizah Gul Memon

An inquisitively nerdy student, interested in Physics, poetry, and photography.

Is Suicide Really a Way Out?

Even though some famous personalities have resorted to ending their own lives, it is definitely not worth it. Suicide has been a trending topic during recent years, because more and more people have started resorting to it over time. Surprisingly, in many cases it is the most envied of personalities that end up claiming their lives, while the world thinks they have everything they could ever want. One case that shook so many people across the globe was that of Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014). I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave...

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Logan Paul’s Ads Are Back, but Is He Really off the Hook Just Yet?

YouTube star Logan Paul is back to receiving ad revenue after a short ban, but can he complete his probation without messing up again? YouTube star Logan Paul’s ad revenue was temporarily suspended in response to a video which featured a suicide victim. Surprisingly, the YouTuber’s ad revenue was resumed just after three weeks, with a ninety-day probation. The problem started when Logan and his friends went to Japan and decided to visit the Aokigahara forest near Mount Fuji, to document its “haunted aspect” – because it was well-known to be a suicide hub.  While in the forest, Paul’s...

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Weekends in the Woods – NUST’s Newest Hiking Initiative

The National University of Science and Technology not only cares about the academic excellence of its students, but also their health and well-being; which is why it always comes up with different ways to ensure everyone maintains a healthy lifestyle. After conducting marathons and Intra-NUST sports events, and inaugurating a hiking trail within the very premises of the campus; on 9th February, NUST announced that it would be taking its students for a hike on both days of the weekend, to none other than Trail 5 of the Margalla Hills. Many students were part of the hike, and hostel-residents...

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You Are What You Speak

Could speaking a different language make us a completely different person? Understanding the Turkish saying: “One language, one man; two languages, two men”, or the Czech proverb: “Learn a new language and get a new soul.”; while languages help us socialize and convey our thoughts and needs to those around us, research has shown that languages go on even further to shape our personality as well, based on which of them we choose to speak. Early in her career, Berkeley Emeritus Professor Susan Ervin-Tripp conducted a study in which she asked Japanese-American women to complete sentences she gave them in both...

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An eulogy for the Queen of Spice

Zubaida Apa was the face of cooking shows in Pakistan Pakistan was deeply saddened on account of the death of one of its most famous chefs, Zubaida Tariq Ilyas, on Thursday, 4th January 2018. Pakistan has lost another gem. Seriously the end of an era. Seriously unbelievable. #ZubaidaApa — Sana (@sanabutterfly11) January 4, 2018 Known to the nation as “Zubaida Apa”, she was famous for her cooking shows and of course, her life hacks and household tips (commonly known as her “totkay”). Zuibada Apa was born on 4 April 1945 in Hyderabad Deccan, British India. Her family migrated to Pakistan in...

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