Category: Lifestyle

Internet in KGP: A Recent Take

Internet in KGP: A Recent Take

- Kumar Abhishek, 5th Year Student, E & ECE Department Internet is one of the most sought after lifelines in the KGP campus of today, much like the outside world. It has become a necessity in life where connections and contacts are the key to success, following food, clothing and shelter. Had a bad day at classes? Is the weather […]

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General Security Guidelines

General Security Guidelines

It is brought to the kind notice of all the people (residents / student / supplier / vendor / visitors / others) that laid down security guidelines are not being observed in the campus, thereby causing inconvenience and difficulty to themselves as well as security guards posted at different gates / locations. In view of the above, it is obligatory […]

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A Messy Situation

A Messy Situation

In recent developments, several serious issues have been uncovered with respect to the functioning of the messes in the halls of residence. A meeting was conducted with the Vice President of Technology Students’ Gymkhana and the Hall Presidents on Saturday, the 27th of February, regarding this. The precipitating event for this was the resignation of VS hall’s private non-local contractor […]

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Offbeat Comedians: Armando Iannucci

Offbeat Comedians: Armando Iannucci

‘The Thick Of It’ gathered a cult following so strong that the show actually contributed a new word to the English lexicon (That word being ‘Omnishambles’. Microsoft Word doesn’t dare taint it with its red underline).

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Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp

Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, But Hope Can Set You Free : On Being A Transgender Girl In Kgp

There are around 7 billion people living in this world, but the number of stories in it is far greater than that. Stories of failures and successes, of hatred and love, of joy and sorrow. There are some stories that invoke fear whereas some teach us courage; some stories are inspiring, motivating and move us to action, whereas some other […]

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Street Fighting to be included in Sports GC 2015-16

Street Fighting to be included in Sports GC 2015-16

Student members of the Hall Council, the Hall Senate, the Hall Parliament and the Hall Administrative Board have all unanimously given the green signal to include Street Fighting into the Sports GC 2015-16. The respective secretaries of the various halls have also promised to coordinate with Ankit to draw up a general rulebook for the event over the summer.

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Happa Finds Out About ‘Happa Finds Out’

Happa Finds Out About ‘Happa Finds Out’

A meeting with them, in front of the Gymkhana at around 3 AM on 26th March, 2015, turned unnecessarily ugly. We were fully respectful of the emotions of the aggrieved parties and appealed to them to see reason, given that they were representatives of a large body of students,

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‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

‘Third Time’s The Charm’, Third Year Reassures Himself, Before SF ’15 (Poltucally Incorrect)

Sources report that Hardik, who names Barney Stinson as his personal hero, is going all out to ensure that this Spring Fest is the one in which he actualizes his Lakeside dreams.

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Sources Reporting Kharagpur’s Tempo Very ‘High’

Sources Reporting Kharagpur’s Tempo Very ‘High’

The Scholars’ Avenue recaps what Kharagpur did this Diwali.

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TSA Tech Survey : The campus goes mobile

TSA Tech Survey : The campus goes mobile

Smartphones, tablets and the fancy operating systems that they run have captured the public’s imagination like never before. The cut-throat competition in this space has ensured that prices remain within reach of the average KGPian, and we wondered if this has led to large scale adoption of these tech gadgets on campus.

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