On 5th August 2019, Founder-CEO of Mu Sigma, Dhiraj Rajaram, addressed students and faculty of MIT, sharing his experience as an engineer-turned-entrepreneur. He imparted valuable advice about the highs and lows of entrepreneurship to students of the outgoing batch and shared a few tips on how to prepare oneself for the path towards setting up their own business.
The international student community of Manipal came together on 9th August to celebrate Kairos—MAHE’s International Day. Students from all over the world shared their beliefs, traditions, and food with each other in this extravaganza of culture.
An event full of rhetoric, the National Security talk by Udupi Talks was one attended by people from all walks of life. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a Member of Parliament and Major Surendra Poonia, an ex-Special Forces operative were the key speakers at the event which aimed at resolving doubts related to national security.
The Manga and Anime Club joined hands with Burning Ice to bring to Manipal the unique concept of a Maid Cafe. With anime-inspired decorations and students serving food at Hadiqa dressed in costume, this event provided for a truly entertaining dining experience.
The Data Science Club, Manipal organised a one day workshop on Natural Language Processing (NLP) on 4th April 2019. The workshop gave its participants an opportunity to learn about NLP and how it could be used to create a deep learning model. This model was then used to generate scripts for the popular animated sitcom, Rick and Morty.
RedX’s Food Fiesta provided the students with a perfect escape from a sweltering week filled with assignments, lab exams and the dread of the approaching endsems. The great food at the stalls along with the musical performances made the evening enjoyable for everyone present.
Aaina Dramatics’ flagship production of the semester—Bade Miyaan Deewane was a success, leaving its audience in splits of laughter with its impressive comic timing, and the great acting.
In this age of the internet, learning and understanding cybersecurity is a quintessential skill. To aid students in this path, MIST organised its annual tech weekend—Backs\ash from 28th to 31st March 2019. With four events—WEB-SEC, Smoked, Cryptohunt, and CTF, the weekend proved to be a great learning experience for the attendees and organisers alike.
On 6th April, ADA Dramatics organised a light-hearted comedy play, The Great Raja Master Drama Company, at Fortune Inn which entertained the audience and left them in splits.
Art enables us to find our true selves by pushing us to be creative. The eye-catching paintings and breath-taking photographs that were put on display at Artpod’s art exhibition was a testament to this and gave the attendees a chance to appreciate the creativity of their peers.