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Kintsugi: Healing Together

Esther David, Batch of 2020 and Charuvi Lokare, Batch of 2019 In November 2017, Charuvi Lokare and Prachi Palod started Kintsugi: the Mental … Keep Reading

The Election Circus

I had previously thought of writing a critique of all candidates’ manifestos except the events of last night don’t deem that effort … Keep Reading

Why We Need Sortition at Ashoka

Jyoti S. Nayak and Rohan Parikh, Batch of 2019 Nineteenth-century painting by Philipp Foltz depicting the Athenian politician Pericles delivering his famous … Keep Reading


Third-year undergraduate student Success Sibanda, who hails from Zimbabwe, writes on his experiences with racism and internationalism in India and Ashoka. “ I … Keep Reading

Gender In An Eggshell

Arush Pande, Class of 2019 Disclaimer: I have not written in detail about gender identities other than male and female. This is … Keep Reading

The Virtue in Tainted Walls

Zainab Ghafoor-Firdausi, Class of 2019 “A white blank page, and a swelling rage.” –Mumford & Sons (Translation: Rules and regulations do not … Keep Reading