“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.”
On 23rd February, Prof. MS Ananth, our former director, gave a lecture titled ‘The Importance of Humanities in Engineering Education’. As a Humanities and
We – the Inter IIT contingent, research scholars, project students and final year students sitting for placements – were the only students left in the campus. People had tried to warn us about the ravages of the oncoming rains but we didn’t listen. Why bother? Something similar had hit Chennai just two weeks before. Or so we thought…
After we published It is Always Darkest Just Before Dawn, we received many more articles from insti students, all of them moved by
An alumnus writes about how he disagrees with the opinion piece titled “What has gone wrong with IIT Madras”, which was published recently in The Hindu Web Exclusives.
The issue of skewed sex ratios in higher education — a problem that gets worse with technical institutes, and further with a top-tier technical
Amit Deshwal is an IIT-M alumnus. Laced with narratives from the Amit’s personal life, this version of Amit’s article adapted by Abhinand Shankar presents
“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.”
Insti has had a frustrating policy on On-Duty Leave and Padma looks into the issue in depth in this Op-Ed piece, the first of a new T5E initiative titled ‘What Pain Is This’.
Has the newly begun Life Skills Course for the freshmen made an impact? What do the freshies say? T5E finds out.