Month
February 2022

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a global citizen science event that takes place every year in the month of February, where people from all over the world observe and record birds in their surroundings for four days. They submit a checklist and photos of birds that they record, which helps to gather data...
The two-day Symbiosis Literary Fest 2021, held on the 20th and 21st of November, brought together a group of highly insightful writers and speakers. Professor Manisha Pathak Shelat took centre stage to talk about ‘Raising a Humanist: Conscious Parenting in an Increasingly Fragmented World,’ a book she co-authored with Professor Kiran Bhatia, which was published...
On the 16th of December, 2021, the Journalism batch had a taste of what working in a real newsroom would be like. As part of the Online Journalism module, Kritika Goel, an experienced news fact checker, conducted the guest lecture on the whys and hows of dis/misinformation and fact-checking in India.  An Associate Editor and...
Nowadays, when inclusivity has entered mainstream discourse and there are open conversations about gender and sexualities, representation for the same in media is also essential. While this can be observed on social media with the evolution of storytelling and changing narratives, a similar requirement exists for print and broadcast media. Seeking to be as diverse...
As we begin 2022, we have seen our devices advance over time; making themselves highly important in our lives, but we also must question: How safe our devices are? Has your account ever been hacked? Have you ever received a misleading email? And most importantly, how safe is your information on the Internet? There are...
Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide Farewell to thee! but not farewell To all my fondest thoughts of thee:Within my heart they still shall dwell… -Anne Brontë If anyone is a fan of Anne Brontë or has enough time to look up the above extract from her poem Farewell, they’ll know right away that there’s a...
‘Savannah Warriors’, a film that exuberates talent, dedication, persistence, patience, creativity and the knowledge of Kunal Shah (Batch 2022) on the Fan Throated Lizards, has brought nothing but pride and glory to SCMC. Kunal has managed to capture the detailed behaviours of this rare species that exists only in India. On a thorough and in-depth...