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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Debunking the Monthly Malady—Menstruation Matters by YFV

In the 21st century, some opinions are still rooted in times past. It has led to women still being discriminated against for their need to menstruate. To shed some light on an unnecessarily sensitive topic, Youth For Volunteering and Mera PadBank hosted Menstruation Matters, which sought to end the stigma around menstruation.

Placement Training Platform–A Student Council Initiative

As final year students gear up for placement tests and interviews, doubts and questions flood their way. The Centralised Placement Training Program is an initiative by the Student Council of MIT, Manipal. It contains practice tests with a repository of questions and are aimed to better equip students in their bid to enter the professional world.

A Brew of Realities—Sitting down with Faizan Akhtar

On 13th September, 2020 the student council of MIT, Manipal organised a technical talk on mixed reality with one of Microsoft’s Learn Student Ambassadors, Faizan Akhtar. A man of subtle humor and moralistic ideals, the mixed reality evangelist sat down with The MIT Post as he enlightened us with his experiences.

Fearsome Freshets—the Karnataka Floods

The post-monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in many places in the state of Karnataka. The temple town of Udupi and several other regions have borne the brunt of the flash floods caused due to excessive rainfall and a lack of effective prevention measures being taken by the government. After a widescale evacuation of people by the NDRF in the last few weeks, the state looks forward to recovering from the damage it has sustained.

Suit Up! —Sitting Down with Noyal Babu

As the Manipal COVID Challenge came to a close, four students advised by two mentors emerged winners with their Hybrid Bio-Suit. Reducing the rising problems that come with plastic PPE kits, the suit uses biodegradable polymers, minimising plastic waste while maintaining the same safety levels against the deadly virus.

Melody Behind the Madness — Dissecting Concept Albums

We live in an era where people consume and discard music at an insanely rapid rate—yet some songs do stick around longer than a one-hit-wonder. Music that addresses the issues that lie stagnant in today’s society wakes up the inner voices of the listener. In this article, we explore unparalleled artistry which helps connect us through a meaningful note.