Aaj ka Bharat, Aap ka Bharat, a street-play by ADA Dramatics performed by their newly recruited members, impressed with its sharp commentary on society and news culture in modern times. The riveting performances of the actors, along with a dose of humour and satire, made for a genuinely gripping performance.
Aaina, the dramatics club, performed a street play aptly titled ‘Media Pe Vaar’. In a moving display of theatre, Aaina highlighted important issues ignored by the media and illustrated the necessity for fair and unbiased journalism.
Spotlight by AAINA Dramatics was held on 22nd September in the library auditorium. The sublime mixture of light entertainment and intense theatrics, kept the audience enraptured throughout the whole eight-play event.
With students in traditional attire and the halls of the Quadrangle echoing with the sound of festivities, Onam was celebrated in MIT with a lot of enthusiasm. The Onam Committee ensured that the students experienced every cultural aspect of the festival, from the delicious payasam to the competitive tug of war, to the fullest.
Humans have always had a tendency to be drawn towards a herd-mentality. On the 23rd of September, Blank-101 explored the dark side of this phenomenon as they discussed the formation and functioning of cults across the world.
The MIT Sports Club and the Physical Education Department organised the annual Cross Country Run on 15th September 2019. The run that began from the MIT Recreation Center saw boys and girls cover distances of ten and eight kilometres respectively. While twenty-four enthusiastic students participated in the event on Sunday morning, only eleven of them qualified for the MIT Cross Country team.
Venturing into the field of academic research may seem like a daunting prospect for most undergraduate students. To familiarise students with the process of conducting research, ACM and ACM-W hosted a talk by Tanvi Anand, a fourth-year student and the author of a published academic paper.
A recent performance hosted by the Cultural Coordination Committee brought the unique dance form of Ottan Thullal to audiences in Manipal. A mythological story, combined with elements of humour and the vibrant expressions of the artists, made for an evening of excellent music, arts and dance.
On 13th September 2019, the Student Support Centre organised an evening of poetry and music with the theme—Conversations Through Rhythm. The event allowed the gathering to express their feelings, and talk about experiences that were close to their heart in a safe and supportive environment.
Blindfolded Conversations, organised by the Psych Club, provided participants with an opportunity to indulge in intriguing conversations with strangers, without actually knowing what they looked like. The event, which was open to all MAHE students across town, made for some exciting interactions.