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
An Editorial about the recent Mitr posters put up as part of Suicide Prevention Week.
Has the newly begun Life Skills Course for the freshmen made an impact? What do the freshies say? T5E finds out.
“I have spoken about this to a few friends from the Institute, but have never come out openly because I do think it’ll adversely affect my career here. I am yet to talk to my parents. It is a struggle sometimes, because my family has expectations about marriage and all that.”
In the aftermath of the particularly gruesome rape in the national capital in December, Delhi’s streets spilt over as more and more of its inhabitants joined the numerous vigils and protests that followed it. the anger and pain were real. The fear in our girls was real. The shame the nation felt as we heard about her death was real. Healing, and through it, a solution begins with talking about it. With this in mind, Mitr, on 2nd February, held a discussion on sexual violence. A reassuring number of men turned up for the talk, during the course of which we had six speakers.
This is a true story of a student currently studying at IIT Madras. Being the voice of the student body, T5E believes that it