The Observer

Lakhiani: Self-isolation? More like self-improvement

Karuna Lakhiani, Staff Columnist

April 6, 2020

“Are you still watching?” Those words glared at me from my laptop screen; it was 2 a.m., I had no motivation to watch my math lectures and I was binging NCIS, which seemed never-ending. Yes, Netflix, I was still watching, but I didn’t want to. Boredom and lack of incentive had driven me to thi...

Lakhiani: TikTok is more than just an entertainment platform for Gen Z

Lakhiani: TikTok is more than just an entertainment platform for Gen Z

Karuna Lakhiani, Staff Columnist

February 13, 2020

“Hey, yo, something traumatic happened that changed my life check,” *cue sad music*: I downloaded TikTok. The millions of TikTok users probably just understood what I just said, and most likely, you did too. TikTok has become our new social media platform; from doing the “Renegade” to creating ...

Lakhiani: Why romance novels aren’t cliché

Karuna Lakhiani, Staff Columnist

October 25, 2019

To most people, romance novels are closely associated with predictability or cheesiness because they are supposed to end with happily ever afters or other uplifting scenarios. However, romance novels aren't always as cliché as everyone thinks. The good ones show that love isn’t the only necessary...

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