IECSE organised Dribbble meet on 24th October 2018, to nurture the budding designers among us. With a lot of fun activities, the event gave students a breather while simultaneously, well-experienced mentors helped them develop their skills.
Ground Zero by Artifex took place on 27th and 28th of October at the School of Communication, Manipal. With a ‘Binge Yard’ food-truck and multiple game stalls, the fest emanated carnival vibes.
The Psych Club recently conducted Let’s Talk, an event that brought people together to share their stories and listen to one another. The guest speaker was Dr Samir Praharaj, a professor of Psychiatry at KMC, who provided valuable inputs on mental illnesses and on the avenues that are available to those who want to seek help.
LitStock’18 brought together all lovers of literature and quizzing under the same roof, as students battled it out to claim the top spot. MFQT, like in the previous instalments of Litstock, proved to be quite the crowd puller, bringing in a large number of quizzing enthusiasts while the rest of the literary festival also saw a good turnout, turning the fest into a success, as it has always been since its inception.
The Department of Biotechnology organised SymBiot 2018, a national symposium for biotechnology. With guest lectures by knowledgeable speakers, the event helped those interested learn about the advancements in and the scope in the field.
The Youth Parliament, hosted by Leaders of Tomorrow, saw students battle it out one law at a time. Participants fought against the clock and each other in Lok Sabha, the AIPPM committee, and the 2019 general election committee.
IEEE’s Tech Talk 2.0 tried to demystify the complex field of Artificial Intelligence. It featured talks by three students well-versed in the subject and proved to be very enlightening for the students.
Participants from all over Manipal had come to attend the peaceful ally march that was conducted by Article 19, the media-fest body of the School of Communication. It was encouraging to find the large crowd supportive of the LGBTQ community and responding enthusiastically to the march.
AAINA Dramatics presented to Manipal one of its flagship events, Spotlight, on the 17th of October. With an almost packed venue, the event took the audience through delightful alterations of both language and themes, creating a bittersweet linguistic medley.
The Editorial Board launched the 61st Yearbook on 16th October 2018. In keeping with the university’s pledge to go paperless, the yearbook was distributed in only a digital format. The launch event celebrated the hard work put in by the students over the past year.