The resilience of insti and its people when up against the floods of 2015 is a well known fact. While the considerably destructive cyclone
With a silver in 100m and victory in 14 out of 17 matches across six sports today, Madras is definitely on a roll! Presenting
The cyclone Vardah had struck and it had certainly made its presence felt in the institute. With several of the beloved trees uprooted and things in general shaken pretty badly , it was a reportedly harrowing experience. On the brighter side, electricity is restored and normalcy is getting restored too. In this article, Paravthi puts together a lighter take on things. Which much seems to be the need of the hour.
As the cricket team readies itself for Inter IIT meet, T5E took the opportunity to interview it. Neema Davis presents excerpts from the unreserved
By Sharika Mahadevan and Neema Davis As everyone is gearing up for the long-awaited Inter-IIT sports meet at Kanpur, we had the opportunity to
Abhishek Kelkar caught up with the Institute Tennis team for the 51st Inter-IIT Sports Meet and he puts together some interesting insights from his interview with the team. Read along to know more. This is the second in the Inter-IIT series.
We’ve all attended (freshies still are), often grumbling, the rather annoying Workshop Training Session “offered” by our institute. But how much do we really know about the man responsible for the winter hullabaloo? Or anything else really, about what the Senior Technical Officer in IIT Madras (yes, that position exists) has to deal with managing a workshop as impressive and humungous as ours?
In this article, we decided to compile a non-exhaustive list of few of the most well known, albeit infamous stereotypes that the students from various departments face on a regular basis.
“It is coming back to the room and deciding to lay down for an hour and waking up to find you were transported to a world which is a four full hours ahead. It is your ears refusing to let the lectures penetrate deep enough to reach your brain. It is the long purposeless wandering of your feet on the insti roads at night, past sleeping dogs, past lone cycles, feeling your soul floating in the night sky sometimes with a moon — even a supermoon — for company. It is sitting down to study only to see your hand move against your will like Pettigrew’s towards your phone to check: what are the several cats doing on Facebook now, how many likes does Emma Watson have on her page…Wait, I think I should be studying. Woah, so many Whatsapp messages. What is the PQR Hostel group up to now? When did XYZ change their dp? She looks nice. Why am I even online? Why am I even alive? Let me Google ‘most powerful motivational sites’… I am killing it now, here goes….Hey, what’s up da?. Me, I am studying…. Shut the phone…..let’s get some tea. Ramu? I should be back as soon as possible and study. How about the library? Is it too cold? Actually too far. I will sit he- why is the room so messy! No wonder I am not studying much. Let me rearrange things. “
I don’t know what you mean by plans for the future! I am content here and I will stay as long as Ramu Tea stall is here. We will try to let her study what she wants to. Except my children growing up, there aren’t all that many changes I expect in my life for the years to come.