One of the most important student bodies in MIT, the Student Council, is an example of indirect democracy in action. These elected individuals form the link between the student populace and the authorities. In this article, the members of the Council share their motivations for running for office and their goals for the coming year.
Recently, The MIT Post had the privilege of interviewing two of the brightest minds on campus; Jithin Sunny and Akshatha Kamath. Victors at Stanford’s Health ++ Hackathon, they share their experience and advice for prospective participants in this interview.
The MIT Post recently got the opportunity to speak with Anushruti RK, a Mumbai based food blogger at m.i.l.a.p 2019. In this interview, she shares her thought on the principles behind ayurvedic and sattvic food cooking, and the world of food blogging.
The MIT Post got an opportunity to speak to Aarti Tiwari, an extremely talented Pune based theatre artiste. She performed her solo play Mansha ki Shaadi as a part of the Cultural Evenings of m.i.l.a.p. 2019. She spoke about the relevance of theatre today and her desire to use theatre as a medium to raise questions about societal problems.
In the world of theatre, turning thoughts into words and staging them for everyone to see is no easy feat. Mahesh Dattani, an award-winning playwright and director, has established an immensely successful career doing this. The MIT Post had the chance to converse him during m.i.l.ap. 2019 and perceive his ideas on theatre and drama.
The MIT Post had a chance to sit down with Maithreyi Karnoor at m.i.l.a.p 2019 for a candid conversation about translation, fiction, and her passion for language.
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.
It is said that a magician never reveals his secrets. However, we at The MIT Post were fortunate enough to get a chance to speak with Mr Shankar Junior, a renowned illusionist who was in MIT to speak at the Illumine Talks, organised by the Lions Club of Manipal and the Rotaract Club of Manipal.
Jayant Mammen Mathew, the Executive Editor of the Malayala Manorama, one of India’s most-read publications, and an MIT alumnus was recently elected to the prestigious position of the President of the Indian Newspaper Society, the apex body of Indian publication. The MIT Post had the opportunity to interview him on his wealth of experience as a prominent journalist.
Aaron Friedland answers questions and talks about his initiative, The Walking School Bus, explaining the reasons behind this project along with its importance and some of the difficulties faced while implenting it.