Simran Dali


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Undergraduate student at Dickinson College with an interest in travel & lifestyle writing.

Dickinson College
First-Year Seminar Final Paper

My final research paper on Chinese Puppetry in Singapore for my First-Year Seminar called "No Strings Attached: The Puppet as a Performance Object and Metaphor."

Her Campus
4 Apps to Help You Survive College

Four weeks of winter break has done away with all of our motivation to be productive. Spring semester is officially in session but what I've learned in my first semester at Dickinson is that technology is a saving grace. Here are 4 apps you can download on your phone to manage college and succeed: 1.

The Dickinsonian
APO Organizes Second Annual Day of Service

An international service fraternity on campus organized the Lauren Lau Day of Community Service in memory of brother Lauren Lau '19, who died in 2016. Katie Knothe '19, vice president of service for the fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega (APO), organized the day-long event in hopes of "doing something related to service instead of being sad...

Bajrabarahi: The Prized and Mysterious

Located south of the Kathmandu valley, the Bajrabarahi temple is a popular site for worshippers and visitors alike for its mysteries and sacred spirit.

The Dickinsonian
Puppet Show Debuted in Carlisle, Headed to Indonesia

A Dickinson professor debuted her puppet production, Life Assemblage, to an audience of over 50 students, faculty and friends at The Site on Friday. Professor of Theatre and Dance Sherry Harper-McCombs will take her production to Yogyakarta, Indonesia next month to be presented at an international puppet festival, Pesta Boneka.

The Dickinsonian
Listen Up: Present: YOU

If you're tired of waiting for your favorite K-pop groups to come back with new songs this quarter or you're tired of the same five songs you've been playing on repeat, GOT7 has just the right mix of genres and songs on their new 16-track album, Present: YOU, released in mid-September.

Nine Tihar sweets Kathmanduites swear by on Festival of Lights

If Dashain is the time to delve into meat delicacies, Tihar is to indulge in sweets. With the Festival of Lights just round the corner, mithai bhandars, or sweet shops, start to prep for the hoard of customers who come in to buy boxes and boxes of sweets to offer to Goddess Laxmi or brothers and sisters on Bhai Tika.

For Kathmanduites, stick food is the new 'momo'

Cravings. We all have them from time to time; we like to indulge in good food, but check our wallets from time to time. Who doesn't enjoy delicious food on a budget, right? From a quick bite to a heavy lunch after the dreadful exams are over, stick food is what youngsters eat these days in Kathmandu.