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The best ideas surface in times of pressure. You are a college student on the brink of graduation. All you have to do is give your final exams, throw your graduation caps in the air, land a placement/outfield job, and enter a whole new stage of life.  Except you didn’t hand your last paper over. You didn’t...
Pop art is usually a type of art made by combining images and figures from mass and popular cultures. Inspired by the most famous pop artist, Andy Warhol, I created my first pop art around a picture of me with my best friend, combining it with other several images of our shared interests, and mass...
From multiple projects and internships to subjects covering a vast expanse all the way to a gruelling schedule that prepared us to face any obstacles that come our way – I couldn’t have asked for better training. Before one knew it, from young students, we had transformed into mature professionals. Stepping into workplaces made us...
A lotus always grows in the mud – a beauty that blooms from something seemingly unpleasant. The culture at SCMC is like that lotus that blooms in the murky waters of stress, pressure to complete assignments, exams and gossip. As I walked into this campus, I had a number of fears and expectations as to...
For centuries and even till date, members of the LGBTQ+ community have been subject to discrimination, unfair biases, societal isolation etc. They have been labelled as people with physiological and psychological abnormalities and also criminalized in several countries across the globe. One might think that with the very recent and widespread acceptance and appreciation of...
If you’re an avid user of social media, especially twitter, you’d be familiar with the phenomena of ‘Cancel Culture’.  In case you aren’t, the expression “cancelling” or “calling out” first made its debut somewhere in 2015 but became widely used in 2018. To put it simply, cancel culture can be understood as a form of...
Act 1, Scene 1: Two young men, just past their teen years, sporting obnoxious jhola bags which were made popular by the Beatles during their stint in Rishikesh. They are walking in a circular path, tracing the concentric streets of Connaught Place in Delhi. One has purpose in his eyes; the other has a LoR in...
Mumbai speaks as many languages as she holds people, but ends up screaming in one rather unnoticed tongue that I caught myself talking in the second week of my internship. This poem is the result of this observation. Parth Rahatekar (Batch 2020) — this city loves her people enough to teach them a language she’s...
FILM REVIEW: The ordinary human mind craves familiarity, security, even monotony over change. It interprets these as signs of prosperity and accomplishment. But there are a few among us who yearn for fresh experiences, better challenges to stimulate their intellect and keep it from falling into the dreary desert sands of dead habit. Grey Scale...
I believe in ghosts Not the scary kind that climb out of TV sets Or the ones that seek vengeance in a creaky wooden house on the top of a blue moor I believe in ghosts But The kind that are soft memories Lingering in doorways where you once stood Running down halls And seated...
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