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…

Dear Soldier

On the occasion of this Republic Day, we asked our followers to write letters to our soldiers posted at the border, which we would be mailing. We were absolutely overjoyed at the response we received, and would like to share all these wonderful musings with the world. So, here they are!   Dear Soldier, Thanks…

Skream 2018!

On your marks, get set, go! And started running the entire row, Yet there was this one guy who was feeling low, Hit by obesity, he was really slow! He struggled to keep the pace, On the stake was an entire race, Mocking were people, said that this is not his place, But all he…

The Spirit of Sports

Ever heard something along the lines of “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”? This familiar saying primarily highlights the importance of recreational activities in a person’s life, crucial to which is, the all-important: SPORTS. Be it Saina Nehwal’s fierce smashes, M. S. Dhoni’s massive winning sixes, Messi’s god-like goals, Roger Federer’s…

An (Optimistic) Open Letter to 2017

Dear 2017, It feels like just yesterday when you begun. It was, in fact, 364 yesterdays ago. Strange how despite those few lectures that seemed to never end, you went by so fast. We took a while to get used to you. Often, we all wanted 2016 to come back and take your place. We…

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 12 (Aditya Sharma)

‘If you have more than you need, give it to those who need it the most.’   And this is the sole principle of Aditya Sharma, who is an ordinary Somaiyaite with some extra-ordinary deeds. Pursuing his final year in IT engineering, he enlightens us with his thoughts. Not everyone believes in giving back to…

Happy Children’s Day?

14th November, Children’s Day. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world slept, India woke up to post their childhood pictures and stories of their fondest of memories as kids. While the school-going children snuggled into their beds, excited for what was in store for them this morning, the schools planned surprises and…

The Never Ending Horror Story

The never-ending horror, The countless 7 a.m. alarms, The endless hours of lecture, Who said I was easy? The tasks I give you can be comparable, To the ones servants are compelled to do, As I make you work even harder, You almost wanna give me up. Yes I, I am your eternal arch nemesis,…