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Confessions of a bookworm

23 by Shenali Boteju Instagram: @dilhara2404 We all have some crazy quirks that we might be reluctant to share with just anyone, unless it’s with a best friend or a parent. What if people came together to be more open about their peculiarities to help ‘normalize’ them? I write...

I see colours in the chemistry lab

12 by Fathima Salihah Instagram: @fathima_salihah_ LinkedIn: Fathima Salihah   Ever been interested in waiting to hear a ‘pop’ sound or to witness the unbelievable shades of blue and pink the reactions in a test tube give you…until you are supposed to NAME that weird colour on your observations...

I just can’t remember…

23 By Naduni Dinethra Instagram: @nadunidinethra LinkedIn: Naduni Dinethra I am sure all of you have the experience of forgetting things, important or otherwise. It is only human nature to forget certain things. If I ask you now what you had for breakfast yesterday, you may take some time...

Contest chair…

28 By Fathima Salihah Instagram: @fathima_salihah_ LinkedIn: Fathima Salihah   Expectation: (Smile to yourself after the confident introduction was delivered, then turn to contest chair) Contest Chair, distinguished panel of judges (and continue with the amazing content) Reality: (turn to contest chair…shivering) C-c-can I have your chair? (Wait…did I...

My size is nice

18 By Shehani Samarakkody Instagram: @studyleaf_sl Facebook: studyleaf_sl LinkedIn : Shehani Samarakkody   “You are fat” “You are way too skinny” “How much do you even eat?” “Isn’t that too much?” “Go look at yourself in the mirror” “How ugly you are!” “Lose some weight” Body shaming won’t ever...

Why do I get lost in between shelves?

80 by Heshani Chandrasekara Instagram: hesha_98 Welcome aboard lovely ladies and handy gentlemen! Today, I’m going to enlighten you a wee bit from my generally overflowing tips on ‘How to brighten up your lives!’   So, without further ado, let us begin! During my childhood, whenever my mom took...

To be or not to be a metaphorical vampire

17 By Yushrah Khasim Instagram:@yush_k05   Warning: This article is not about whether to drink blood or not. If you haven’t already guessed, this article is about that big ball of gas and radiation that’s about 140 million kilometres away from us, otherwise known as The Sun. Truth is,...

Law students and highlighters

52 By Naduni Dinethra Instagram: @nadunidinethra LinkedIn: Naduni Dinethra   If you are a law student, I am sure that you all have felt the importance of highlighters above most other stationary equipment. Ever thought, by the time I finish highlighting all these, I will have another highlighter? Ever...