Aishwarya Shetty decided to veer off the beaten path when she became a teacher after completing her engineering degree. An MIT alumnus, she taught in an orthodox Muslim neighbourhood as a Teach For India Fellow. In an interview with The Post, she shared her thoughts on her experience as a teacher and some of the issues plaguing the Indian education sector.
MIT freshers no longer have to worry about that one guy in class who keeps asking for extra answer sheets! MIT recently introduced e-tablet based exams for the first sessionals. Read on to find out what MITians felt about this new initiative.
Dr. Atamjit Singh is a renowned Punjabi playwright, who has been writing and directing plays for over 40 years. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, however he returned it in 2015. His plays tackle a variety of social issues and are heavily rooted in the history of Punjab and its people. We had the oppurtunity to speak to him at MILAP this year.
Aaina Dramatics’ electrifying street play featured an impish Narad Muni, stressed-out college students, and of course, the villainous media. Read on to find out more about ‘Media Par Var-Aaj Ka Samachar’.
Manipal celebrated India’s 72nd Independence Day with a flag-hoisting ceremony and a marching parade at the EDU Building. The ceremony was mercifully spared by the rain gods! Read on to find out more.
India has been embroiled in controversy surrounding changes in textbooks for quite some time. However, neither is this something new nor is it characteristic of only India. History has been used as a tool to influence populations since time immemorial. However, is it in the best interest of students to deprive them of an evidence-based, unbiased education? Or do they just become pawns in a larger war of ideologies?
To help one in their quest to find food that satiates taste buds while fulfilling the requirements of a balanced diet, we’ve listed out all the available messes on campus.
Ek Sangharsh conducted a drawing competition for the students of a nearby government primary school. Aside from being a noble cause, it was an enjoyable event that allowed the volunteers and the students to let loose for a while and just have fun.
IAESTE organized a two-day certified technical workshop on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Android App Development, and Printed Circuit Board Design, conducted by trained professionals. As IAESTE’s first ‘member benefit’ event it offered a lot to students in terms of the knowledge and skills that they gained from the workshops.
The first edition of the Manipal Model WHO saw students from different disciplines coming together to discuss climate change related health issues and policies.