To Breathe in Fresh Air
Thanks to Sabhanaz Rashid Diya and Promiti Prova Chowdhury for their last week's Spotlight last week titled 'Pitching for Playgrounds.' Due to mindless urbanisation, there is hardly any open space in our cities where children can play in. It was rightly put in the article that the concept of a proper playground with colourful swings, sea-saws and other play items, is still alien to most of the people of our country. As a result, our children are growing up without wonderful playtime memories, which in my view, every child should experience. Due to lack of healthy entertainment, children nowadays remain busy with computer games most of the time, which is causing some serious health problems like obesity, eye defects, and so on. The authorities concerned should take necessary steps to make sustainable plans for our urban areas, where there will be enough playground and vegetations so that our children can breathe in fresh air.
BRAC University, Dhaka.
Innovation at Work
Photo: Kazi Tahsin Agaz Apurbo
Though the government has banned corporal punishment in educational institutions, in many schools and colleges, students are getting such punishments from their teachers regularly for trivial mischief. Though this malpractice has been going on for a long time, but I think it's about time that our teachers spare their canes and try to discipline their students in a humane way. Corporal punishment can leave a very bad impact on students' bodies and minds. Students shouldn't be afraid of their teachers rather there should be a friendly relation between teachers and students. It is necessary to provide our students with a healthy environment at school so that they can grow up to their full potential.
Udayan Higher Secondary School, Dhaka.
To Be an Ideal Leader
Last week's Extra Credit titled 'Leading with Grace' by Sabhanaz Rashid Diya was a thought provoking one. Though, according to the popular culture in our part of the world, a leader is supposed to be a person who is essentially involved in politics and can exercise power over people, anybody with an ability of influencing people to perform something good can be emerged as a leader. The notions of political righteousness and honesty are also very important. A great leader should always root for the right to freedom of speech and respect other people's views. Unfortunately, due to our faulty education system and anarchic political situation, it is becoming extremely hard for any such leader to flourish in our country in the near future!
University of Dhaka,
Account of A Food Lover!
Thanks to Star Campus for publishing Campus Edibles on a regular basis. I love food and by catching up with Campus Edibles on every alterative Sunday. We, the students, get to know where to get lip-smacking food at an economical price across the city. Last week's Campus Edibles on BFC was simply awesome. After reading the article, some of my friends and I went to BFC, particularly to have burgers. Previously, I had been to some eateries located in Old Dhaka after reading about them in Star Campus, and I must admit, the food I had there tasted heavenly! There should be Campus Edibles on places outside Dhaka city in future. Happy feasting to everybody!
University of Asia pacific,
1. NEON - JOHN MAYER
2. I WON'T GIVE UP - JASON MRAZ
3. PROTIKKHA - WARFAZE
4. LOCKED OUT OF HEAVEN - BRUNO MARS
5. BRITTO - METAL MAZE
6. TELEPHONE - DOLCHHUT
7. NOBODY LIVES WITHOUT LOVE - EDDI READER
8. SHUNNOTA - ADIT & SHOEB
9. DEKHO TO AMAE - SALMA SULTANA
10. EK HRIDOY HINAR KACHHE - RAFIQUL ALAM
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