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This week, iambic instincts presents the tragic tale of a boy separated from his guitar. Bonds of love need not only be formed between living things.

The Summer Playlists: Volume 2

If the heatwaves have been getting to your head, our playlist is just what you need. Head back to simpler times with us, as we embark on a journey through the evolution of metal. So tune down your guitars, turn up your speakers, and get ready to jam along.

Manipal: A Dreamer’s Paradise

As a fresher, the prospect of college often sounds alluring with its ideals of passion and the promise of freedom. However, with busy schedules and tiring classes, it can very quickly start feeling overwhelming. Looking back on the first year of college, you realize just how much you’ve grown to love this place you now call home.

Origin Stories

This latest installment of our poetry series, iambic instincts, features a poem about defence mechanisms, and how things from the past continue to define and dictate our behaviour.

Cameron Bancroft—A Victim of the Human Psyche?

When Cameron Bancroft was caught tampering with the ball in March, it was the team leadership that bore the brunt of the criticism. If it indeed was Warner instigating Bancroft, Bancroft’s situation would not have been an easy one, and thus difficult to break down into black and white.

Making History—the War over the Past

India has been embroiled in controversy surrounding changes in textbooks for quite some time. However, neither is this something new nor is it characteristic of only India. History has been used as a tool to influence populations since time immemorial. However, is it in the best interest of students to deprive them of an evidence-based, unbiased education? Or do they just become pawns in a larger war of ideologies?

Manipal for the Traveller

The edgy daredevil of a teenager in you might cause the inexplicable urge to dive headfirst into college. Do not be fooled. Instead, fuel your inner grandma and mentally stock up on a list of places to be in your new, semi-permanent hometown, Manipal.

The Summer Playlists: Volume 1

Whether you’re lazing away the summer, fattening up your CV, or partying the night away, good music can always come in handy. With that in mind, we bring you the first volume of our Summer Playlists. This volume has a melancholy tune but at the same time, it promises to bring a smile on your face.

P.S.: These playlists are available on Spotify and Apple Music too!

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