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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.

All in Good Humour—Sitting Down with Vipul Goyal

Vipul Goyal, the comedian made famous by TVF’s Humorously Yours, performed in Manipal on 1st March at a show organised by the Cultural Coordination Committee, MAHE. After his immensely entertaining show, The Post had the opportunity to talk to him about his experiences as an engineer-turned-comedian.

MAC Binding for Security of User Accounts, Says Administration

I-ON users were recently notified that MAC binding of devices would limit them to three devices, a move that will possibly curb sharing of accounts among students. The Assistant Director-IT stated that this policy was in response to complaints about the compromise of passwords and they were open to feedback.

Internet Privacy and Why You Should Care

“Mass surveillance has value—just not for saving lives. These programs are about power.”
With more and more of our lives being spent online, our data reveals too much about us for us to not be mindful of it. Our generation’s great war is the battle for privacy and the struggle to guard it, especially from governments looking to leverage it for power.

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.

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.

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