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Karishma Balasubramanian

Karishma Balasubramanian is a 4th year Finance and Business student who joined the paper in September 2019. She is currently the president and resident agony aunt of the paper, holding positions of treasurer and social secretary in previous years. She has a keen interest in lifestyle journalism and writes about life, love, skincare, fashion and held the position of lifestyle editor from November 2020 - March 2022.
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A reflection on Carole King’s seminal album Tapestry

I first stumbled across Tapestry as a cult Gilmore Girls fan who couldn’t get enough of the show’s opening theme, ‘Where You Lead’. There was a sense of ease that…

 Dear Agony Aunt: I’m starting to resent my best friends

Hi agony aunt, I am a fourth year currently struggling with my diss. I have to get special circumstances and the whole process feels stressful. I feel like everyone around…

Dear Agony Aunt: they ended things with me…now they’re in a relationship with my friend

I was seeing someone some time ago. It wasn’t exclusive, we both were just taking things as they go, but my feelings were definitely involved and I saw this potentially…

Dear Agony Aunt: I didn’t think university would be like this

“I’m very lonely. I didn’t think university would be like this because I have so many friends at home, but coming here has been so weird because I genuinely cannot…

Rookie Guide for Finding Your Future Flatmates

Passive-aggressive post-its, dishes sitting in the sink for a week, taking long showers at 3am, living room/kitchen anxiety, somebody’s boyfriend has finished the last of your posh cheese, unnecessarily loud…

Romantic Meals In

I personally am of the opinion that there is nothing nicer than someone cooking you a meal. It could be just a foil-wrapped sandwich for the library or a warm…

Dear Agony Aunt: I think I might be losing him

“I have less and less one-on-one time with my boyfriend. We mostly hang out with mutual friends which is great but I can’t help but feel like I am not…

The Solace in Skincare

2020 was a year of impact that changed the way so many of us live, but unexpectedly the world of skincare was shaken to its core. On came the rise…