This latest installment of our poetry series, iambic instincts, features a poem about defence mechanisms, and how things from the past continue to define and dictate our behaviour.
When Cameron Bancroft was caught tampering with the ball in March, it was the team leadership that bore the brunt of the criticism. If it indeed was Warner instigating Bancroft, Bancroft’s situation would not have been an easy one, and thus difficult to break down into black and white.
If you think that college life at Manipal is going to be all about studies, then think again, or rather, peruse through this article once. From a world-class gym at Marena to the sylvan ramparts of the MIT ground, Manipal has not compromised when it comes to sports and fitness activities. It becomes hard to keep track of the number of courts for every sport. Rest assured, if you love exercising your body, Manipal will not disappoint you.
Seeking to do away with the flood of cab share posts on Facebook groups, two MIT students founded Mighty Cabs, a cab sharing service, in Manipal. The success of this service could change the way Manipal books taxis. Read the story of the inception of this venture and its challenges.
Popular student bakery E=MmmCake2 will be shutting down permanently on 8th March. With demand still high, the announcement has dismayed customers.
Despite the strongest of motivations, we sometimes struggle to overcome the fear that holds us back from pursuing what we want. In ‘Entitlement’, Anshumanth Rao writes about the inhibitions that deter us from achieving all that we’re capable of.
The revelations of the American President’s close aides directing wiretapping and espionage activities shocked the nation and ended the careers of President Richard Nixon and his men. In All The President’s Men, the story of the reporters who first brought out the facts, we find several lessons relevant even to today’s times.
More than twenty-five years after an eleven-year-old wizard received an acceptance letter from a rather special school, millions of people remain enthralled by his fantasy world. This is J.K. Rowling’s legacy – an audience so ardent that they cling to Pottermania even into adulthood.
Memes, on some level, normalize the concepts that they joke about. The sheer volume of such content that we consume and the fact that dark humour is now the most dominant form raises questions about what the internet could be doing to us.
Astrology is a manifestation of our struggle to get into the focal point of the universe. With the denial of facts, figures, and reality stemming from the denial of our insignificance, we try to convince ourselves that the world is not entirely random.