Month
March 2019

Box8 is one of the leading food delivery startups in India, with over 100 outlets and presence in 4 metro cities across the country. Established in 2011, the brand switched from being a Mexican restaurant to delivering “Desi Meals” at the doorsteps and also delving successfully another venture going by the name of Mojo Pizza....
Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC) student, Apeksha Gurnani entered the Top 5 category at the Pune leg of the teen pageant: Campus Princess 2019. Held at the Symbiosis Infotech campus in December, the pageant is a stepping stone for Miss India and Miss Diva aspirants. Winners at Campus Princess are trained for participating...
Reality music competitions have been notorious for their dramatisation and exaggerated melancholic backgrounds. Breaking the stereotype, veteran music composer A R Rahman presents his own YouTube original music show Arrived. A short 14-episode series, the show pierces through the generic format and keeps a one-track focus on the art. A Batch 2020 student at SCMC,...
Beginnings are mostly, if not always, complemented by dicey situations and a lot of anxiety. For as long as I can remember I’ve been dreaming of a solo road trip with my own vehicle. I’ll begin right from the start. I bought a second hand motorbike which rode smooth only six months back. I had...
Dr Ashish Kulkarni, who often conducts lectures at SCMC, is known among students for his no-frills method of explaining economics and relatable examples, making his classes the most memorable. At The Fat Labrador Café, Dr Kulkarni held a talk on economics and what economists do. The talk explored various principles The talk explored various principles...
Creative Shock is a social business case-solving competition organized by ISM University of Economics and Management, situated in Vilnius, Lithuania. The 2018 edition saw students from 101 countries taking part in the event. I participated in this competition with two engineering students from IIT Guwahati and NIT Bangalore. For the preliminary round of Creative Shock,...
If there is one person who has seen SCMC right from its inception, it is Mr Sham Navalu Thopate, the library assistant who is also the college’s oldest working employee. He has been an essential part of the Symbiosis family for nearly three decades. Recalling how he came to become a part of this institution,...
In the sixth semester when everyone is exploring placement options, Mr. Srinivas Kulkarni, Director of Organisational Development, Social Kinnect walked among the Advertising students of the Batch of 2019 to tell them that the industry today is more exciting than ever before. On January 14 Mr. Kulkarni conducted a session on campaign planning and introduced...
“We live in a policy disconnect in India” “It’s India v/s Bharat now” “The urban elites can never form policies for the rural good” Such phrases have become increasingly commonplace in the country whenever one discusses governance and policy making at large. It isn’t without reason though. India’s policy makers, often entrenched in their air...
From kaleidoscope to 3D animation, and gramophones to surround sound, the newly opened National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) is an engrossing, well-told story of 100 years of the one of the world’s largest film industries. In February this year, students of journalism and AV production visited the NMIC in Mumbai as a part of...
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