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?
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.
With voices raised in passionate argument, the rhythmic banging of tables, quizzical raises of the eyebrow – the four days of the Manipal Freshers’ Debate Tournament saw the classrooms of AB 5 abuzz with animated discussion. The tournament was held from 11th to 14th January
Since the release of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, Disney has come a long way, replacing poisoned apples with guitars and Prince Charming with self-sufficiency. Modern day Disney is moving towards being more inclusive of cultures and gender identities with the release of every new movie. It’s a whole new world, indeed.