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!
by Numrah Malik “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome onboard Flight OKM Boeing A189 with service from NUST to Aghosh Al-Khidmat Orphanage. It’s 09:55 AM and we are currently first in line for take-off and are expected to be in the air in approximately five minutes time. We ask that you please fasten your seatbelts at this time and adjust your seats to the upright position for … Continue reading Tale of a ‘Magical’ Day
It was a chilly Thursday morning, when a team of members from the NCSC family set out for Wah together. After an unexpectedly long drive, they finally reached Lahore Grammar School in the very immaculate Wah Cantt. The team was divided in three cars. However, in this race to their destination (quite literally a race, courtesy of some very enthusiastic Uber drivers), there was one … Continue reading Sharing the NUSTian Experience: NCSC Visits LGS Wah
By Mahnoor Qureshi “I keep telling you, your brother needs O- blood. We’re trying our best here. HELP US FIND A DONOR!” screams a frustrated nurse at the old dupatta-clad woman in front of her. The nurse realizes her patient is in a dire state; by the senior doctor’s estimate, the man may not make it through the night. His sister – apparently a Punjabi … Continue reading The Superhero in You!
by Jasim Ahmad The fact that us humans are ‘social animals’ intrinsically implies that our existence is intricately related to the ones around us. So naturally, the little things that we do every day have a direct bearing on us as well as them. The magnitude varies; sometimes, it might be negligible, but in most of the cases, it makes a whole lot of difference. … Continue reading Little Things Really Do Matter
By Rama Ali Amidst bigger woes that life can’t help, And the common crassness we behold, While in the skies are old metaphors for greatness, Down on Earth happiness is found to unfold. In acts of unexplained kindness, At first sight so small and scattered, Is a worth and peace of heart so rare, And all the love and joy that mattered. When love asks … Continue reading Little Things That Matter – A Poem
By Noman Zuberi I am a final year student at NUST. Over the past three years here, I have enjoyed many things, but since I do not have a car of my own, coming and going to university involves a lot of use of ride-hailing services and walking. I can confidently say that this has been one aspect of my university life I have not … Continue reading A Little Help Goes a Long Way