Behind the curtains on the glamourous stage that the world of K-Pop is, lie secrets of exploitation, materialism, and pretense. The Hallyu Wave popularised this unusually westernised form of music across the world, with multiple bands like BlackPink and BTS emerging into the spotlight. However, South Korea in its quest for Soft Power has allowed the mistreatment of these artists by promoting them as goods instead of focussing on their art.
A flagship event, The MIT DT was a national level debate competition conducted that garnered widespread participation. With participants divided into adjudicators and speakers, the contest culminated in a battle of wit and savvy.
Having a history of suppression, the LGBTQ+ community is no novice to the struggle for equality. Her Campus Manipal conducted an event to honour the community, bringing together members and allies, to show that indeed love always wins.
On the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day, Manipal had witnessed celebrations throughout the day. Starting early with a flag hoisting ceremony and march, and ending with an evening filled with music and dance, it was a lovely way to commemorate this landmark event.
Handwriting Analysis workshop taught attendees how to analyse one’s character through their handwriting and included talks on graphology. This event by Psych Club was highly interactive and well-received by all who attended.