“While it remains to be resolved whether or not the dialogue on intolerance in the broad sphere of things can indeed be resolved, it is worth remembering at this point the one outlet we as a society have that yet remains as a tool to pick apart issues by their seams- comedy and freedom of speech. In light of this, a panel discussion was held here in insti, with some of the most well known comedians in the stand up scene joining us to talk about tolerance in comedy.”
Monotony in life is a guaranteed fact, especially once the semester gears up for the last couple of months. Days are spent in one
Recent suicides on IIT-M campus have led to a wide-ranging debate on the existing support systems in the IIT’s and specifically IIT Madras. We
“I’m glad to share my experiences on my internship on ‘Community Participation in Palliative Care’ at the Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut. Those days are the most important days of my life as they made me understand what life is all about.”
IIT Madras being one of the most sought after institutions of higher education today, it is important that students from all walks of life have an equal opportunity in securing admission and studying at IITM. Does IIT Madras really provide equal opportunity to students with impairments?
“If you thought clinical depression was just sadness, only more extreme, you’re wrong. How do I know? Because I have been diagnosed with depression. I’m not ashamed of it. And I’ve something to tell you.”
Aroon and Shilpa report on the Townhall Meeting, convened to discuss common concerns that insti students have, as well as open up avenues of communication between students and the admin.
Is there a sign of hope in this? For one thing, after the Delhi rape case, people who earlier dismissed articles like this as ‘women’s stuff’ are now reading and getting involved, trying to understand what happened.
A small group gathered at MRC on the afternoon of 11th August to participate in a discussion on India’s serially neglected group – the Dalits – and the ignominy of manual scavenging.
Devaansh Samant looks at the newly enforced ruling on Dual Degree Projects- a rule that strictly mandates a 12-month period of work on the project