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Hitching a Ride—The Story of Mighty Cabs

Seeking to do away with the flood of cab share posts on Facebook groups, two MIT students founded Mighty Cabs, a cab sharing service, in Manipal. The success of this service could change the way Manipal books taxis. Read the story of the inception of this venture and its challenges.

Aishu Didi- Inspiring Hopes, Igniting Imaginations

Directed by a former MIT-ian for the NYU School of Journalism’s News and Documentary film festival, Athyunnath Eleti’s ‘Aishu Didi’ chronicles the story of Ms. Aishwarya Shetty, an MIT-alumnus as she struggles to bring the light of education into the lives of children in one of India’s most conservative localities.

Koffee with Kanan

Kanan Gill and Urooj Ashfaq, in association with LVC, are set to perform a sold-out show at Fortune Inn Valley View on the 11th March 2018. Students are highly anticipating the comedians’ arrival on Manipal’s burgeoning stand-up scene.

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MIT Celebrates Pongal

14th January 2018 witnessed the entire college coming forth to celebrate the season’s first harvest festival- Pongal. With beautiful decorations, mouthwatering dishes, and mesmerizing cultural performances, this campus celebration ensured every student felt at home. Read on to find out more!

A Whole New World—Evolution of the Disney Movie

Since the release of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, Disney has come a long way, replacing poisoned apples with guitars and Prince Charming with self-sufficiency. Modern day Disney is moving towards being more inclusive of cultures and gender identities with the release of every new movie. It’s a whole new world, indeed.

Trustless Transactions: Banking on the Blockchain

2018 saw the cryptocurrency scene explode, with words like Bitcoin and Ethereum going mainstream. While this technology has been around for almost a decade, this year saw the world’s curiosity directed toward the field of trust-less transactions. Bitcoin is the first killer app of a new paradigm in anarchist democracy.