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MIT Unveils Electric Buggy

In a step towards a more environment-friendly campus, MIT unveiled an electric buggy on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle, donated by MIT alumni Sandeep Maini, will be used for transport within the campus.

Origin Stories

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.

Cameron Bancroft—A Victim of the Human Psyche?

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.

Manipal Institute of Technology: The Sports Chapter

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.

Hitching a Ride—The Story of Mighty Cabs

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.

Entitlement

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 Boy Who Lived Lives

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.