“An estimated 100 to 150 cases have been reported at the institute hospital so far, with up to 15 to 20 new cases of varying severity everyday”, says a nurse at the (insti) hosptital”. Ananth writes about the recent spate of conjunctivitis infections and precautions to take to prevent it.
“What happened was that I took a piece of wood, cut it out and went to the workshop superintendent and told him, “I want to make a guitar”, and he seemed thrilled with the idea. He first asked me to go and make a drawing!
So I went back to my room, made a 3-D drawing and took it back to him. He was very impressed, and gave me full access to the workshop. All the guys there helped me in crafting it. I did it, but they were the ones who helped me with using the machines, cutting it and sanding it.”
Ananth talks to some members of BeatX and the IITM Reunion band, and how their reunion concert at the recently concluded Mardi Gras came about.
” …all freedom comes with responsibility, which we learnt along the way”. In this interview, T5E talks to the new Dean of Students, Dr. Sivakumar Srinivasan about his plans and his time at IITM as a student.