Tinder Has Changed the Mating Game

Tinder Has Changed the Mating Game

[addtoany]Go into any bar in New York City or San Francisco (or, increasingly, Mumbai and Delhi) popular with the younger crowd and you will find a curious transformation. The majority of the patrons spend at least as much time checking their phones as they do checking out...
More Than a GPA

More Than a GPA

[addtoany]I spent the first year of high school, like many others in this area, comparing myself to the people around me. I’d ask people for their test scores and spend hours seething with envy over little victories I saw people achieving. In retrospect, I realize that it was...
Inclusive India

Inclusive India

[addtoany]I recently came across the article Secular India? by Rachel Sondkar, a college student who writes about the perpetuation of a “Hindu India.” As a fellow student, I believe it is important to share my perspective as an Indian Hindu. Sondkar’s article presumes British...
Force Facebook to Shut Down WhatsApp

Force Facebook to Shut Down WhatsApp

[addtoany]Defects in the design of Facebook’s WhatsApp platform may have led to as many as two dozen people losing their lives in India. With its communications encrypted end-to-end, there is no way for anyone to moderate posts; so WhatsApp has become “an unfiltered platform...
Secular India?

Secular India?

[addtoany]  Recently, I was tasked to explore a topic of interest in the modern world for my history class. Immediately, I was drawn to the Indian independence movement. India is so incredibly diverse. It is home to a myriad of languages, dialects, cultures, and regions. I...
Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

[addtoany]This Fourth of July, the hyphenated identity is being discussed everywhere. Immigration – the benefits and demerits of the system – who gets to be included and why is being discussed in newspaper columns, on TV channels and at family cookouts. As a first...