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#BookReview: Revisiting the Jazz Age – The Great Gatsby

First published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s american novel, The Great Gatsby is claimed to be one of the best fictional pieces of its time. It traces the american society through tales of triumph and tragedy. It is a picturesque reflection of the society he was a part of, which was the Jazz Age, post… Keep Reading

Arts/Buzz/Conscious Ink

Inside a Fire Temple: All about the Parsi Community

“Hain kaun ye log, exactly?” One of the sweetest and warmest set of people you would find in the country currently, Parsis (inhabitants of Persia) are people from an Iranian descent who have found home in India since the eight century CE and settled first in the Sanjan village of Gujarat. Having entered as refugees to find… Keep Reading


All about the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders is named winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Lincoln in the Bardo is the first full-length novel from George Saunders, internationally renowned short story writer. The 58-year-old New York resident, born in Texas, is the second American author to win the prize in its 49-year history. In a lengthy… Keep Reading

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Top 9 Places To Eat In Delhi’s Little Tibet – Majnu Ka Tila

Delhi’s Majnu Ka Tila : the smaller version of Himachal’s Dharamshala popularly called Little Tibet, set up in 1960, home to Tibetan refugees is one of the most famous hangout and shopping spots among college students, especially the North Campus DU students. With its lovely austere, homely aura, narrow winding streets with the colourful Tibetan… Keep Reading


Kali Puja : How Bengalis Do Diwali!

I believe that every Bengali goes through this extremely morose phase, called the ‘Post Durga Pooja Depression’ which makes the everyday life seem absolutely dull and meaningless. After the five days of sheer joy and excitement, we find the ‘real-world’ APPALLING! For us, all of us, the approaching festivities are the only thing that keeps… Keep Reading


5 Books That Can Be Made Into Bollywood Movies

With Bollywood films minting crores of rupees, they are not just selling stories, but mini-universes for the audience to carry with them long after the running time of the movies. In an age where originality is dying at the rate of number of remakes of a certain film being made, the need of the hour… Keep Reading

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Arts/DU Star/Interviews

From Gargi College to Hollywood: Meet Janvi Anand

Janvi Anand is an acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, entrepreneur, and teacher currently based in Los Angeles. On May 11, 2017, she released her first music video for the song “The Girl on a Train” from her album Faces of Love released two months prior on March 11, 2017. University Express caught up with this… Keep Reading


The Game Of Censors- Airing Monday Feb 15

  Our recent memories take us back to think how Indian channels have purposefully done their bit to blur a woman wearing a bra that is visible at the nipples,or groin regions of a statue or mute and mangle words like ‘Muslims’ and  ‘fuck’. The question remains, ‘How is Game on Thrones possibly going to… Keep Reading


Rising fashion statements in the sports world

Just as we are all smitten by the wardrobes of our big stars, there grew an active infatuation in our minds watching the cultural shift in our sports stars that have now collectively as an industry (well almost) moved on from the faux pas in the past to wiping out the lines of categorization between… Keep Reading


The Dark Secrets Behind Fairy Tales

Between “once upon a time” and “happily ever after” lies a timeless, ever-changing world, where everything is possible and dreams do come true. Countless fairy tales with infinite variations, usually conveying moral, social or political lessons through skillful narrative and interesting characters, have existed throughout history and throughout the world. With globalization, full-length animated movies… Keep Reading

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