The Guindy Times

The campus magazine of CEG, AC Tech and SAP

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The Friend I Will Never Forget

Mark Benjamin

Last week, I entered CEG for my project viva; realising it was the last time I would enter the campus as a bona fide undergraduate student, I found myself thinking about all the people who had left a lasting impression on me over the course of the degree. As I mulled over the students, faculty,...

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On the Redundancy of Workshop Outfits

Mark Benjamin

In my opinion, of all the pointless, redundant practices we still cling to in these modern and civilised times, the one of wearing workshop outfits for laboratories is the worst, followed closely by the plague of writing record books. Oh it all starts out well enough, on the day you receive your...

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Pattanathil Pattikadu V.2.0: A Rotaract Club Event

Mark Benjamin, Madhumitha Sekar

It is an indubitable fact that to few city dwellers does the festival of Pongal proffer anything significantly more than a passing gust of traditionalism, a whiff, perhaps, of nostalgia, and, of course, a welcome break from the daily grind. A season that wonderfully encapsulates the bucolic...

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A Ninja-powered start-up dream

Mark Benjamin

Would you give up an opportunity that offers immediate gratification and a satisfactory salary for a chance to experiment with new ideas at the cost of your time and energy but yields returns on the long run? Kartheeswaran Kandasamy, an alumnus of our college and an IIM-A graduate is co-founder...

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What's All The Fuss About Gravitational Waves?

Mark Benjamin

"We have detected gravitational waves. We did it!" David Reitze, the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, could barely control the excitement in his voice as he addressed the press on Wednesday, 11th February 2016.  The details that were then released...

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