Water, Water Everywhere

(By Smriti Prakash) Water, water everywhere, / Nor any drop to drink ~ Samuel T. Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner It might sound cliche, but what seemed to me a cute rhyme learnt in the second grade actually describes the situation our world finds itself in today. The full poem actually describes the state of sailors on a cursed, becalmed ship, surrounded by salt water … Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere

The Face of Evil

(Written By: Neha Gupta) Actors from a horror movie set? Youtube stars showing off their looks for Halloween this year? Nope, the people in these images are just ordinary individuals, who also happen to have scarred faces. From the Joker to Darth Vader, Hannibal Lecter to Dr. Poison, even the beloved Lion King’s antagonist, who didn’t just stop at having a scar, but was quite … Continue reading The Face of Evil

Say Anything (that I agree with): A world of trigger warnings and censorship

(Smriti Prakash, IB Year 2 + Edited by Samyukta Sounderraman) I’m about to reveal a somewhat embarrassing truth about myself. Promise not to judge. I barely survived sixth grade English Literature. The highest grade I got that year was a B5 (which, to my parents, meant I had spent the year failing). In my defense, we had ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ that year. Search … Continue reading Say Anything (that I agree with): A world of trigger warnings and censorship