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A Friend in Need 0 (0)

Tears stained her pillow as her hollow screams were silenced. She turned and looked around her room looking for something that would occupy her mind and stop her from crying. She lay down on her now moist pillow and clutched her bed sheet tight and gritted her teeth, willing herself to stop crying. Slowly, her body relaxed and she took a couple of deep breaths as she realised she’d stopped crying. A few gasps escaped her lips as she steadied her breathing and sat up at the edge of her bed. “Tasha!” called out her mother’s cheerful voice from downstairs, “Dinner’s ready.” She sighed, wondering how her mother was never aware of what she was feeling, “Coming!” cried out her hoarse voice in reply.


COVID-19 & HIGHER-ED: THE IMPACT ACROSS THE TIMELINE 5 (1)

The COVID-19 pandemic has been wreaking havoc across the world, and one of the crucial sectors of everyday life that has been affected significantly is schooling and education. From the international context, schools closed in China as long back as in December, but their schools have begun to reopen slowly. The US and UK, on […]

THE SILENT PANDEMIC: HOW ONLINE SCHOOLING IS IMPACTING STUDENTS’ MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH 3.6 (5)

The current pandemic, caused by the virus known as COVID-19 (a type of Coronavirus), has been the worst in our recent history, as its effect on people globally hadn’t been experienced in decades. Consequently, people are getting affected on a scale we had hitherto not dreamt. The pandemic has affected and altered life as we […]

Do we really have to wait for the moment to feel grown-up? 4.3 (9)

Turning to an adult is overrated. Don’t you think? Right from the beginning of our very existence, we are made aware of the perks and responsibilities of becoming an adult. We get so over-excited at the thought of growing up and often tend to underestimate the journey of growing up.  The irony is that the […]