Through events that do with all things electric and electronic, Alacrity got students recalling their engineering classes in creative and slightly less traumatic ways
Acumen’s event catered to every geek’s delight with brains being put to the test in their treasure hunt, online game and tech-themed quizzes.
A coding oriented category, cultural and gaming aspects were incorporated into the technical events. This category saw great success amongst the participants and its events Cyber Hawk, Battleship, Online Coding, and Age of Coders were well received.
One of the most awaited featured events each year, Robowars ’19 certainly did not disappoint. Packed with action, and hosting impressive performances all around, the event was one of the highlights of the fest.
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.
A featured event, Floating Canoe had participants constructing canoes out of cement.
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.