Imad Alatas
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The Useless Liberal Arts Degree

So what are you going to do with a Sociology degree? Become a popcorn seller? This is how I am often mocked by my Engineering friends or those with degrees that can be directly applied in the workplac…

Comedy: Its (Dis)comforts

Imagine a world where one can’t seek relief from an abysmal state of affairs. Affairs that invite fury – towards unscrupulous politicians, ridicule – towards politicians who lack a b…

That Jaded Feeling

My Dearest Freshmen, By now you have been treated to a glimpse of what your first few months or first semester of matriculation will be like. The fashion advice, the academic advice, the tissue paper-…

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