The Independent Student Newspaper of Ashoka University

To the recently graduated batches…

Ashoka Alumni Association Dear newly turned alums, A very warm welcome to the Alumni Community! We know that the transition from a student to an alum can be a confusing one. Your friendly neighbourhood alumni community is here to make sure that we can bring a sense of ease and warmth to this next big… Keep Reading

With Love to Ashoka: Friendliness, Food Poisoning, and Freedom

Cecilia Costa Da Luz, Class of 2021 I procrastinated writing this essay way too many times this past week. Going down memory lane during finals week is like opening a Pandora’s Box: you never know what you will come across. Anyways, here I am with my Google Photos open, trying to make sense of the… Keep Reading

The Thankless Position of Ashoka’s Support Staff

By Sanya Chandra (Batch of 2021) The working conditions of the support staff at Ashoka are nothing short of abysmal. This is because of multiple reasons— the bhaiyas and didis on this campus work under a strict hire and fire policy the details of which the student body is not privy to. They are hired and managed… Keep Reading

Unpacking the Blistering Student – Admin Relations

By Devika Jamkhedkar (Batch of 2021) As far as Haryana institutions are concerned, Ashoka is a ‘liberal’ space. This term has various connotations- academic flexibility, intellectual freedom and diversity of values. Recent events have shown some Ashokans take the word ‘liberal’ to a whole new extreme. Recent events involving harassing wardens in the name of… Keep Reading

2019 with The Edict: Professor Raghavan on National Security, Manifestos and More

Professor Srinath Raghavan is one of the leading scholars on historical and contemporary aspects of Indian foreign policy and national security; he is also the Head of the International Relations Department at Ashoka University. Our Editor-in-Chief speaks to speaks to him about the upcoming 2019 elections. Do you think that this election cycle has given… Keep Reading

Art that Speaks: A Walk Through KNMA

Surabhi Sanghi, Class of 2020 The History Society of Ashoka University collaborated with the History Society of O.P. Jindal Global University and organized a visit to the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) in Saket on 20th April 2019. The tour was led by Prof. Janice Pariat, Professor of Creative Writing and Art History at… Keep Reading

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