“The beginning of this semester brought with it a hugely-welcomed decision for the postgraduate students in the institute – the stipend hike that they had been hoping for. However, this was not the only reason for cheer among PG students; this academic year marked the beginning of a new initiative aimed exclusively at PG students – Misram, the first PG inter-departmental cultural competition held in the institute during the first two weeks of March. “
A look-back at our student festivals, Saarang and Shaastra, conducted early this month.
T5E talks to the Writing Club conveners about their plans for the coming year.
T5E talks to the Thespian Club conveners about their plans for the coming year.
T5E talks to the Music Club convenors about their plans for the coming year.
A look at the Quiz Club and its activities for the year 2014-15.
T5E talks to the Fine Arts Club about their vision and plans for the year
“If there was one change I would like to see in insti, it would be for the mini-institutions that we have created to do more than just make the rich richer – to become less elitist, to foster learning and not competition, to value initiative over reputation, and talent over popularity. “
“It is common knowledge amongst the Institute’s students that this investment (in Saarang) is not always directed towards the benefit of the fest at large and the Cores, who have decision-making powers over most of the fest’s affairs, engage in varying levels of self-indulgence. This year, however, the administration managed to catch on to the misappropriations.” Read on to know further about Saarang’s missapropriation scandal.
The Thespian Club’s theatre group Stagecoach took their production out this year with ‘Taramandal’. The play was performed at T.N. Rajaratnam Auditorium in R.A. Puram, on the 25th of October.
Taramandal’s author, Neel Chaudhuri, based it on the Satyajit Ray short story Patol Babu, Film Star. The play is a set of similar stories, with Patol Da’s narrative interspersed throughout.