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The rise of platonic friendships

Platonic friendships have started to take centre stage in the fabric of people's lives after being confined to the periphery of interpersonal ties in the past. While sexual relationships have long caught poets' and minstrels' attention, the more subtle attraction of platonic relationships is currently enjoying the spotlight of social scrutiny. This change has caused many of us to give serious thought to the complex and profound nature of friendship itself.

BOOK REVIEW: FICTION / Weike Wang's ‘Joan Is Okay’ tells the story of an antisocial millennial

Joan has always felt not American enough for America and not Chinese enough for China. As a transnational immigrant, even her work ethic is assessed in a dehumanising way.

UPL launches book, ‘Millennial Generation in Bangladesh’

The book in question, according to the blurb on UPL’s website, asks noteworthy questions like, “How do [Millennials] identify themselves in the social and national contexts and how can the nation's framework work for their life strategy?” 

THE MILLENNIAL WAY TO NAIL THAT JOB INTERVIEW

Millennials are often stereotyped for being too lazy, distracted, high-maintenance, tactless, whimsical, and self-centred. Debunk these ideas as mere myths associated to your performance? Follow the tips in this article to make sure you don't get fired even before you get hired.

July 25, 2023
July 25, 2023

The rise of platonic friendships

Platonic friendships have started to take centre stage in the fabric of people's lives after being confined to the periphery of interpersonal ties in the past. While sexual relationships have long caught poets' and minstrels' attention, the more subtle attraction of platonic relationships is currently enjoying the spotlight of social scrutiny. This change has caused many of us to give serious thought to the complex and profound nature of friendship itself.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

Weike Wang's ‘Joan Is Okay’ tells the story of an antisocial millennial

Joan has always felt not American enough for America and not Chinese enough for China. As a transnational immigrant, even her work ethic is assessed in a dehumanising way.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

UPL launches book, ‘Millennial Generation in Bangladesh’

The book in question, according to the blurb on UPL’s website, asks noteworthy questions like, “How do [Millennials] identify themselves in the social and national contexts and how can the nation's framework work for their life strategy?” 

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

THE MILLENNIAL WAY TO NAIL THAT JOB INTERVIEW

Millennials are often stereotyped for being too lazy, distracted, high-maintenance, tactless, whimsical, and self-centred. Debunk these ideas as mere myths associated to your performance? Follow the tips in this article to make sure you don't get fired even before you get hired.

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