A recent performance hosted by the Cultural Coordination Committee brought the unique dance form of Ottan Thullal to audiences in Manipal. A mythological story, combined with elements of humour and the vibrant expressions of the artists, made for an evening of excellent music, arts and dance.
On 13th September 2019, the Student Support Centre organised an evening of poetry and music with the theme—Conversations Through Rhythm. The event allowed the gathering to express their feelings, and talk about experiences that were close to their heart in a safe and supportive environment.
With recruitment for various clubs and students projects set to take place over the next few days, it is crucial to make an informed decision while joining a club. On 10th September, Leaders of Tomorrow brought some of Manipal’s finest student bodies on one platform, to provide freshers with an overview of the clubs Manipal has to offer.
The MIT Sports Club conducted an inter-branch badminton tournament on 1st September in the Recreation Centre. The enthralling tournament, that saw brilliant performances from all the players, finally resulted in a win for the ECE team.
When passed down over generations, what starts out as a figment of one’s imagination turns into a bedtime story for another. Mankind has spun tales of many a legendary creature, ranging from dragons to werewolves. On 23rd August 2019, Blank 101 delved into all things mystical and supernatural, and explored their peculiar origins.
The World’s Largest Lesson, an initiative devised to educate the youth about the Sustainable Development Goals, was conducted by AIESEC on 23rd August 2019. With the aim of raising awareness about global issues and inspiring action, over two hundred volunteers were involved in delivering this lesson to more than one thousand students from various schools in Manipal.
Staging a courtroom drama and a murder mystery, Aaina ‘s Double Bill had everyone on their toes throughout the event. With sublime acting and precise direction and organisation, The library auditorium was flooded with viewers who enjoyed every moment of the evening.
The tragic death of Café Coffee Day founder, V.G. Siddhartha has raised uncomfortable questions about the realities of being an entrepreneur in India, and the plight of ‘tax terrorism’ in the country. Whether this unfortunate incident will prompt tax authorities to bring about a lasting change in their behaviour towards tax-payers, is yet to be seen.
The Literary, Debate, and Quiz Club of MIT held its first LitSoc meeting of the semester on 22nd August. With an exciting set of writing prompts and other engaging activities, the meet kept its participants thoroughly entertained.
Keeping in mind the enormous student population that aspires to continue their higher education abroad, MAHE hosted a talk on 20th August by the U.S. vice-consul to India, Ms Michele Giovia. Following the talk, The MIT Post spoke with her about the various avenues of studying and working in the U.S.