Category: Creative

The Keepers of Endlessness

  “The oceans never stop. They know no beginning or end. The wind never finishes. Sometimes it disappears, but only to gather momentum from somewhere else, returning to fling itself...

exams

Breathe In, Breathe Out

   As you down the last of your coffee, the hopelessness starts to sink in. You look around the room, and see the same haunted expression on everyone’s face. With...

Comedy Galore : What Tickles Manipal

Over much of the past decade, comedians have benefited from an audience looking for laughs to make sense of an increasingly complex world. As if the advent of anarchy (read:Donald...

DIY: Diwali It Yourself!

The festival of lights dawns upon us, bringing with it soaring spirits, sparkles and an irresistible urge to decorate. Niyati Jain, Deepshika Arora and Pragya Bhatt from Artefact, bring us...

Pujo Esheche!- What Durgotsav Means to Bengalis

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for all the roshogolla-obsessed, jhola carrying, panjabi donning pseudo-intellectuals across the globe. Durga Puja entails much more than ten days of fast, feast and worship....

Dreaming of Dystopia

Near Vespucci’s America lay an island, discovered by a peripatetic named Raphael Hythloday. Bearing a Greek name meaning ‘an expert in nonsense’, he was perhaps an ideal choice of narrator to...