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

What’s the deal with FOMO?

(Aarthi Krishnan, IB Year 2) Ever been bothered by seeing your friends hang out without you on social media? Ever felt inadequate upon seeing pictures of someone doing great things while you’re just sitting on your couch? Ever felt resentful towards people who are happy without you? If your answer is yes to one or more of these questions, then you might be suffering from … Continue reading What’s the deal with FOMO?

Stretched and Unstressed

(Sharvani Sivakumar, IB Year 2 ) Stepping out of their regular Saturday morning routines, about 40 students gathered at our school auditorium to do something unusual- feet stomping, pretending to be forest animals, and paying attention to breathing in and out. They had come down for a school event ‘NIRVANA- From Warrior to Warrior’ organised by Vyas, Shweta and I, students from IB Year 2. … Continue reading Stretched and Unstressed