One year ago, during my second semester, I submitted a rather fascinating article on fingerprints and the chemicals involved in their identification. I remember distinctly how random and spur of the moment that article was. I was fetching tea one evening at SPS hostel when I stumbled upon a poster from my own department. Inspired … Continue reading Editor-in-chief of ChemUnique
Days and nights hardly matter when one travels in a company of ludicrous, wanton and eternally spontaneous bunch of people (read Origin) - because one can't tell when the night ended and day broke! Perhaps there were no days or nights with them, they were there to mock, jibe, jeer and taunt when I was … Continue reading Origin: the music
For the first time ever, I was going to bunk an entire day of college - the first time in my one and half year tango with SASTRA University. However, I had a good reason to do so. I'm traveling to Coimbatore with my band, Origin. We were going to compete in Yugam, a fest … Continue reading Origin: To Coimbatore
What do you do when the only tube light in your dingy, cramped and damp hostel room refuses to provide illumination, upon which your performance in the examination the following day depends on? Such moments are when a hosteler must pause from his (nonexistent) tightly packed study regimen and think. *thinks to self* "Any bright … Continue reading Hostel Diaries: Bright idea!
This year, I didn't go home for Diwali, because it coincided with my study holidays for my third semester examinations. I didn't feel that it was worth lugging all my books 360 kms and then lug them back. What's worse, I probably wouldn't even put them to proper use there! It is true that I … Continue reading Diwali away from home
The first issue of the fourth volume of ChemUnique, the in-house chemical engineering magazine, has been released. It was released on the 28th of July at the inaugural function of the IIChE chapter for the academic year 2015-16.It was an amazing experience - working with seniors and my classmates alike. I have learnt more than … Continue reading Magazine Published!
Much like the discrimination of the Red Indians in North America, Indian tribes who are the original inhabitants of the land have been subject to discrimination for decades. Their plight only worsened after independence - they were being exploited by their own country!Historically, they have been carefree peoples whose only concern is their immediate survival. … Continue reading Service at Tribal School