Taking cue from one of the most widely talked-about topics in the world, Blank 101 hosted a debate on iOS vs Android which attracted tech enthusiasts from all over the institute. With long-time users discussing every aspect of both OS, the fruitful debate managed to educate as well as keep everyone engaged.
The students of Manipal, led by the NCC Cadets, paid a fitting tribute to the brave souls fighting for our country on the occasion of Army Day at a military demonstration and five-kilometre run organised by the Manipal Runners’ Club.
Spectators were made privy to a unique blend of art and technology on the first evening of m.i.l.a.p 2019. Read on to learn more about artist Vinay Hegde’s VR-infused performance, Cosmic Splash.
Concluding their share of theatre for the year, AAINA recently hosted two plays in the short span of a week—’Chacha Chaubey Ke Chashme Se’, a street play depicting the social evils that plague our country, and ‘In The Name Of Blood’ a crime drama inspired by the Capones. The enthralling performances of the actors and brilliant scripts of both the plays thoroughly delighted the audience.
ADA Dramatics did not fail to impress as they stunned the audience with their spin on the famous story ‘The Hound of The Baskervilles’. Through a creative promotional mime and excellent acting, the play kept the audience wanting more.
MIT hosted a farewell for its final year students on November 1st, giving them a last chance to revisit their memories before they go their separate ways. With stellar performances from MAFIA and Chords & Co., complemented by a lavish dinner, the batch of 2020 ended their journey in the college on a high note.
The Astronomy Club of Manipal conducted a webinar by Dr Kaustubh Waghmare, a data scientist from IUCAA, on 31st October. The speaker shared valuable insights about his work and introduced eager students to the applications of machine learning and deep learning in astrophysics and astronomy.
Harmony of Spheres, conducted by the Astronomy Club, was a talk by Ananya Roy, a fourth-year student. A fascinating take on Pythagoras’ Theorem of the same name, the event contrived to blur the lines between science and art.
Conspiracy theories often breed misinformation, distrust and paranoia. Conspiracies could spring up from anywhere, be it from 9/11 or MH370. On 29th October 2019, Blank 101 explored the concept of conspiracies and their origins.
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.