By Arooj Kazmi 2018 was an amazing year for me! Next year I resolve to go to the gym more often, learn fingerstyle guitar, read philosophy and As the year draws to a close, there is one thing that I feel really requires my attention – developing deeper connections with people; going beyond initial judgments to know people for who they are. When I say … Continue reading Connect
It was a cold Sunday morning, but she had to wake up early. This was the day, as she was told, that a group of students from some university in Islamabad was coming to their town to distribute clothes. She readied her daughter, Ayesha, who was as much looking forward to this visit as she was. They were expected to gather in the house of … Continue reading NCSC & Chadar Fight Off the Winter Cold
By Khadija Asad Sometimes my mind wanders off to realities I’d rather ignore. Like how the snug little bubble that I live in can burst in the blink of an eye. How everything I’ve ever known, everything that I’ve come to so blindly rely on, is in fact, just temporary. It’s a thought that makes me uneasy, so I return to ignoring it. But for … Continue reading Be Grateful
All of us, as human beings, are entitled to certain inalienable rights that must be preserved and fulfilled. However, governments the world over are doing a questionable job of upholding these rights, and they need to be held to account for this. At the same time, while we struggle to ensure our rights are not taken away from us in any way, we need to … Continue reading NCSC Speaks for Human Rights
by Numrah Malik Faint chirping of birds, golden rays of sunshine, fallen autumn leaves, a park, an excited bunch of kids, a few volunteers, and some heightened sentiments; the fragments that shaped the OKM visit to Ayub Park on the 15th of December. A cheery ride later as the team exited the bus, they were greeted with warm hugs and handshakes by the children of … Continue reading ‘Their Little World Of Amusement’
By Sana Shafiq Do you ever feel sad, alone or consumed by the nagging thought that literally no-one understands or cares for you? So as it is advised to anyone with the similar case, you try to reach out to other people around you, socialize and stuff. But apparently, no matter what, it never goes well. You feel your parents are somehow never home, or … Continue reading Listen
By Khadija Asad NUST Community Services Club (NCSC) just concluded their second Blood Donation Drive of the year, on Friday, December 7th. The four-day event was the biggest ever organized by NCSC yet, with a record-breaking turnout of donors and a whopping 552 pints collected, breaking last time’s record of 502 pints! Unlike all previous BDDs, this time the Drive was held in collaboration with … Continue reading Saving the Day, One Pint at a Time!