In an opportunity to delve into the thoughts of one of Karnataka’s most well known LGBTQ+ rights activists, we’ve unearthed a trove of thoughtful insight into India’s growing queer rights movement, and what goes into making Bangalore’s Namma Pride tick.
Following the acquisition of Jobspire, a startup by an MIT alumnus, Mr. Varun Mayya, by JustCode, a New York based company, we sat down with the founder to get an insight into the startup and coding world and what he plans to do moving forward with his ventures.
Ever wondered the dictionary meaning of a Showstopper?
Not surprising, if you haven’t. Because Manipal’s very own fusion dance crew – The Showstoppers does absolute justice to its name; of receiving prolonged applause and appreciation. We sat down for a short chat with the President of the Manipal Megacrew about their recent bronze at the National Finals of Hip Hop International.
After an enthralling performance at the Amphitheater by the French beatmaker, where he showcased the sounds that make up a vivid catalogue of mixes, samples, and songs, the Post caught up with the man himself. Read the interview here.
For a long time now, the gaming diaspora of MIT has been grossly under-represented and limited to cramped hostel rooms. It is for this precise reason, that a handful of gaming enthusiasts felt the need to establish the MIT Gaming Club, a club that is exclusively dedicated to gamers and game developers. We recently caught up with the president of the club Anshuman Verma and club financier Siddharth Gupta to know more.
We recently got an opportunity to interview one of the best photographers in the country when Auditya Venkatesh, a Bangalore based photographer of ‘Audi Photography’ fame stumbled upon Manipal on his way to Gokarna from Coorg, all as a part of his tour of
“Not everyone comes here with a problem; sometimes people come here looking for ways to improve themselves too.”
The stigma against seeking professional psychological help is one that is almost indelible, especially among those who need it the most. It is for this precise reason that MIT currently employs four student counsellors, and we had the opportunity to speak to one of them.
An exclusive interview with renowned Mohiniyattam dancer Vid. Manjula Murthy who has garnered worldwide acclamation through her performances and has been the recipient of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi award.
After having received a refreshingly prompt response to our request to meet him, we proceeded to interview the man responsible for administering Wi-Fi to the Manipal and Mangalore campuses of Manipal University. A card on his desk which listed Manipal Values, integrity and transparency in particular, seemed reassuring. Here’s what ensued in an interview with Mr. Sathish Kamath, Assistant Director-IT.
The man responsible for everything from the hostel room you live in to the cold air leaking out of your air conditioning, has his own story to say.