Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 8 (Koninika Roy)

“My parents knew about my sexuality way before I could open up to them because of the fact that I made it so obvious. I never tried to hide it. My facebook was full of rainbows, so they didn’t really have to ask me anything. But yes, there was always a slight opposition from their…

L G B T?

LGBT is an initialism that stands for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) but what I know for sure is that these 4 words mean a lot more. The term LGBT or GLBT or LGBTQ was adopted in the 1990s and refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (and queer) people. However, the term is not…

Parvaah, A KJSCE Initiative.

Parvaah is the social initiative of K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering which started under Symphony in 2015 with the aim of creating awareness and bringing about a change. It is inspired by the philosophy that it is the duty of every individual to contribute towards the society. It was started with a motive to…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 7(Nakshatra Bagwe)

“I’m Nakshatra Bagwe, an actor, a filmmaker and I happen to be India’s first gay brand ambassador. I have been an equal rights activist for a long time now and I have been a part of various homosexuality awareness projects from the time I came out. My passion lies in filmmaking and acting in feature…

How to fangirl over Kenny Sebastian, the right way

Kenny Sebastian is coming to Symphony 2017! For the sole purpose of benefiting our humour-loving Somaiyaites, we present to you the ultimate Kenny Sebastian-Fangirl Starter Pack, so that you are well equipped to handle his quips. 😛 Kenny is only comic in the world to have the highest number of fangirls in the whole wide…

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…

Amateur Experience

The first semester is over . And so are most of the subjects, well most of them! So, since it was the starting and I was practically jobless, I got into all the possible volunteering, sports and NGOs. Abhiyantriki was my first experience in the college . All I wanted to do was rock it…

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…

Kranti Aane Wali Hai

It’s December. It’s that time of the year when a mysterious fog envelopes the college. No, you can’t see it, but you definitely feel it in the air. Officially, the vacation for most of the college has begun. The entire college looks haunted and lifeless; the corridors are deserted and the silence is deafening. And…