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Monthly Archives: July 2019

At the Edge of Ancient Greece—Athens

Once the home of the ancient Greek gods and the birthplace of democracy, Athens never fails to impress its visitors. With its bewitching skies, riveting history, and delectable cuisine, this is a city that will stay with you long after you’ve left it.

The Solution to Accelerated Human Evolution

For centuries, humans have strived to find ways to use technology to help improve their lives. In the past few decades, as we have entered the golden age of technology, the line between human and machine has blurred further and further. Now, as we move into an era where the natural course of evolution could be disrupted by man-made interventions, our generation must ponder difficult questions about the future of our relationship with technology.

Manipal Dog Killings—Protest for Justice

A month after the filing of an FIR on the killing of stray dogs in Manipal, avid activists gathered on Saturday for a peaceful protest outside the Manipal Police Station. They demanded justice and for further investigation in order to catch the perpetrators.

Midnight Takeouts and Borrowed Umbrellas

A million different questions consume the minds of prospective freshers as they look to call this little town, their home for the next few years. This article aims to answer a few of those pegging questions by giving the oncoming students an insight into life as a fresher in Manipal.

Now Loading⁠—5G Technology

5G technology is the latest mobile network technology to hit the markets and has promised faster speeds and better connections as compared to its predecessors. Though there are a number of advantages to be had, there may be a few catches to this high-speed cellular network technology.

A Vision for the Future—The Story of Raghunath Manohar

Raghunath Manohar, an engineer at MIT, is the sole inventor of a lens system that revolutionised the existing telescope technology and went on to become a military standard. His decades’ long journey is filled with stories of struggle, perseverance and eventually, success.

An Emergency Landing—The Jet Airways Crisis

Jet Airways, an airline company that once ruled the sky, shut down its operations on 17th April 2019. Thousands of employees have lost their jobs while banks and lenders are attempting to revive the airlines. With Jet undergoing bankruptcy proceedings, its future remains uncertain.

Buddy Love

The excitement of coming to a new place, common among freshers, is often mixed with a healthy dose of nervousness. With their minds buzzing with questions, having a convenient source of information is incredibly helpful. Enter MIT’s Buddy Program. Read on to know more and register.

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