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An Experience in God’s Own Country

Before this tour started, there were many people who didn’t know much about their classmates. The tour changed all that. With hostelites and day scholars sharing accommodation, it fosters new friendships, within your class and outside. It assesses your ability to live and brings out the artist in yo...

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FROM NRI (NON-RESIDENT INDIAN) TO NRI (NOW RESIDING IN INDIA)

Raincoats in the summer, Pyramids in the Thar Desert, Penguins in Vandalur Zoo, salt in paayasam, and Tom Cruise eating thayir saadam - this is exactly what  my life has become since my parents decided that I finally had to move to Chennai to pursue Engineering at Anna University.For most of my ...

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A No-Frills Welcome Into The Fold

So you’ve braved the so-called dangers of 12th and made it to CEG? Wow, that’s such an achievement. I really should commend you-NOT! I don’t want to make this a cheesy ‘oh you’re so awesome to have gotten into the CEG. Now your life is settled, so kudos to you!’ kind of welcome for you freshers. So ...

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ROCKYing lessons

Unlike our generation where the reel action heroes have superpowers and wear masks, (being a comic fan, I am not complaining) our previous generation had ordinary human beings doing extraordinary things on screen and gaining cult status.  Stallone, Jean Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegge...

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The Celluloid Ceiling: female representation on-screen

Fierce #8Anyone who grew up feeding on comic thrillers would agree wholeheartedly that Ghostbusters was one of the best movies ever made in the genre. The much awaited sequel to the 1989 Ghostbusters movie was released internationally a few days back and opened to much criticism, ever since news...