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Issue 11 February 2020

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Lessons From 27/2/2019: Linguistic Deterrence And Narrative Warfare

Lessons From 27/2/2019: Linguistic Deterrence And Narrative Warfare

Narrative warfare is taking an increasing role in international relations and becoming a key source of wining battles without fighting them. Haleema Khalid explains how it is being carried out and why we must use language as a weapon for intensified national security he effective use of words and media today ... is just as
This is Why You Must Join A Student Society At University

This is Why You Must Join A Student Society At University

While they are no real substitute for fully functional student unions, student societies at universities still offer many of the goods for students that the now banned unions once offered. We tell you why you must spend some of your time at university as a functional member of a student society. tudies will eat up
Do VCs Want Student Unions? Yes, But Only A Part Of ‘Em

Do VCs Want Student Unions? Yes, But Only A Part Of ‘Em

By the look of things, everyone appears to want and wish for the restoration of student unions at universities. But many vice chancellors, the officials who will eventually be dealing with these unions if restored, have some reservations. Arsalan Haider finds out what these are and in what way do the VCs want the unions
Pakistan-US Ties: Education Can, What Politics Cannot

Pakistan-US Ties: Education Can, What Politics Cannot

Pakistan’s relationship with the United States has long been called a marriage of inconvenience, mainly because of the enormous political overhang the ties have been under over the decades. For many young Pakistanis, the US remains a shining citadel of knowledge, progress and education. But can an improved educational cooperation and an equality-based student exchange

Do VCs Want Student Unions? Yes, But Only A Part Of ‘Em

By the look of things, everyone appears to want and wish for the restoration of student unions at universities. But many vice chancellors, the officials who will eventually be dealing with these unions if restored, have some reservations. Arsalan Haider finds out what these are and in what way do the VCs want the unions
Doctors-In-Law: The Case of Pakistan’s Missing Female Doctors

Doctors-In-Law: The Case of Pakistan’s Missing Female Doctors

Almost half of females who graduate as doctors from public universities end up not practicing the profession. Instab Sahi finds out why that is so and what can we all do to make the stats a little more bearable akistani female doctors are often at the receiving end of unwarranted criticism for often not practicing
Why Buying Books Is Breaking The Bank?

Why Buying Books Is Breaking The Bank?

Just like most things, the prices of books has gone through the roof in the past year-and-a-half. This has made education an even harder challenge for Pakistanis. Faizan Warraich investigates why the prices have gone up and what the stakeholders think should now happen. he last one year has been a tumultuous one for Pakistanis,