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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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What do we want? Safe spaces! When do we want them? Now!

Written by Karishma Balasubramanian and Antonina Dolecka On the 30th of October at 5:30 pm, a large group of people holding placards, banners, megaphones and safety jackets gathered in Bristo…

Why do girls always have to make the first move?

Instagram stories right now are filled with people sharing posts about the boycott, stories surrounding the spikings, precaution measures, and resource lists. The most common Instagram account circulating is @girlsnightinedinburgh,…

No fuss fliptastic pancakes: crêpes over après ski

From the satisfaction of getting that first ‘flip’ right to unbuttoning your trousers post consumption of a delicious stack, what is not to love about pancakes? If it was good…

The art of chaotic cooking: no recipe, no measurements, just vibes

I am someone who boils pasta in water that is “as salty as the Mediterranean”. I do not use a spoon to measure out this salt, I use my imagination…

Menstruation: Let’s talk about it

Judy Grahn, an American poet, wrote: “Menstrual Blood is the only blood that is not traumatically induced. Yet in modern society, this is the most hidden blood, the one so…

How revolutionary can we really call Harry Styles’ Vogue shoot?

Last week, one such picture of a fabulously ruffled, baby blue Gucci gown ricocheted across Harry Styles’ mammoth fan base. The dress and the Vogue shot formed together an instant…

‘Royal-tea’: the long-lasting fascination of Princess Diana

The recent release of season 4 of the British period drama TV series, The Crown, has unsurprisingly caused a lot of buzz. This season is like no other as it…

DIOR and their evolving concept of the female divine

Ever since her debut, Maria Grazia Chiuri, the creative director of Christian Dior, has been a trailblazing force, using haute couture to challenge the norms of femininity. To her, fashion…