Time travel: Myth or Reality?

What date would you go back to if you could travel through time? Would you go back in time when the beautiful Taj Mahal was built, or when dinosaurs existed? Or probably to a time in future when technological advancements have swept the whole world?   Everyone has heard a completely ludicrous time travel story…

Shield Kiska?

“Shield kiska?” is something we’ve heard a lot recently. Studies, lectures or practicals, we’ve kept all of it aside, just to play, practice, or cheer for our own department. Reaching home late is a tradition we’re all following nowadays.   Whether it’s the past years’ winners or losers, there’s a constant fight among all five…

Somaiya Diaries- Chapter 15 (The Running Man)

Somaiya Vidyavihar Campus might have a number of metal statues standing in its 65-acre campus, but none as noteworthy as ‘The Running Man’, who exudes inspiration for everyone who passes by. Bringing him back to life in a fun conversation, we discovered his untold story.   “Now, standing beside the huge football field of Somaiya…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 14 (Kaláka)

Mesmerized by Kaláka’s concert at Somaiya Vidyavihar on 15th December, 2017, we couldn’t help but want to know more about this group’s musical journey and their exotic music. With them being kind enough to entertain us, we started with how the band was conceptualized. “The band started around 48 years ago. We started to learn…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 13 (Hostel Warden)

It is said that home is sweet. However, life in a hostel is a different experience altogether. It is a mixture of emotions where at one point we’re happy to be a little independent outside our homes, yet annoyed at being monitored closely by the hostel wardens. And now, talking about the hostel warden, or…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 9 (Gaurang Shetty)

 How does it feel to be a part of a startup incubator like riidl which is doing so well?   ‘It’s a different experience altogether. It’s become a day-to-day thing; almost as if I’m not doing any work at all. I get to interact with Microsoft, Google and other big startup incubators of our time,…

7 types of people you meet in college

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering is unique, different and the best. Yeah, yeah, we know that, but KJSCE is like every other college when it comes to the kind of people who inhabit this amazing place. Presenting to you the 7 types of people you’ll meet in college! P.S.: All the characters in this article…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 5 (Square Off)

  How did you start your journey after graduation? Actually, it never started after graduation, it was in the second year of our engineering, the entire journey started there. We were in the EESA council initially as the technical volunteers. We got into that just to dodge lectures and have our fun. We used to…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 4 (Akshay Snackbar)

“Working in a startup has taught me a lot of things, things which include handling life when your job becomes unstable in a year. We struggle for a cause and we live for a reason, I guess in my case, both my reason and my cause at the start were the same, SnackBar. A lot…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 3 (Bhavesh Xerox Uncle)

“ It’s not always how it looks like. The hard-work, the sweat and the efforts are always shadowed by what glitters on the cover of the book. I think most of the lot here believes the fact that being a Xerox Copy guy in an engineering college or for that matter any college is the…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 2 (Anna of the Canteen)

“ I am still not sure where I stand in the lives of you students. Most of you treat me as their friend, a companion to talk to, a daily Hi-Bye person or someone who you come up to whenever you are hungry. Well, the last one makes more sense and that makes me feel…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 1

“ It’s been 20 years. Travelling 180 km each day from Nasik to work here at KJSCE and then getting back home is now embedded in my life. The Journey of reaching college daily after changing three trains is now a routine. I am a mother of two kids. Both of them are independent and…