Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

On account of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, The Pharmacy Literacy Club Of The Department of Pharmacy Practice in Association with the Department of Infectious Diseases and Manipal Centre for Infectious Diseases (MAC-ID) Conducted a series of competitions on the 20th of November 2021 and also hosted a week-long program in … Continue Reading

Women, Girls and K-Pop

One fine Sunday morning, I heard my neighbour’s 13 year old kid yelling “SMOOTH LIKE BUTTER!” from her bedroom window. They were lyrics from a popular song sung by the world famous K-pop band, BTS. Bops like such are gradually dominating the western market. With their jaw-dropping choreography and awe-stricking Continue Reading

From Fear to Faith: Tread Lightly

What we do not understand or perceive dimly creates fear and awe. While it is the same emotion that goads scientists to discover, it also has a negative connotation. Paranormal events are generally associated with something sinister as we are not able to understand or explain them. It is like Continue Reading

The Unfairness of Fair Skin

I scan row after row of beauty products on the shelf and there is one thing that stands out very distinctly; not a single shade of foundation matches my skin. All of them are varying shades of lighter tones. Is my colour so unsightly that it needs to be concealed Continue Reading

Mysterious Happenings in Goetian Springs

Trigger Warning: Mention of violence

“Daddy, daddy, it finally happened! I got a supergirl doll!”

Traditions like this were why Ethan Foster liked living in a small town; children receiving surprise handmade toys with the morning newspaper, quarterly potlucks ending in impersonation contests, and his all-time personal favorite: Ducky Day. … Continue Reading

Allons-y 2021: Play a Game for a Cause

The Social Welfare Committee of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal held Allons-y from 20th September to 26th September 2021. It was a week-long fest where participants could play games and win exciting prizes, all while contributing to a noble cause.
Students could choose from an assortment of games and all the … Continue Reading

Asterion 2021

The Fifth edition of Asterion, a fest born from the collaboration of three academic clubs, Justitia, Cutting Edge, and Tempus Pretioso, kicked off on the 15th of October with an online Inauguration Ceremony. The Guest of Honor, the Dean of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Dr. Sharath Rao, gave an inspiring … Continue Reading

A Night at the Library

“Achoo!” My sneeze echoed through the halls of the library. It could have been mistaken for a violent spirit seeking retribution. But there was no vengeful ghost lurking amongst the bookshelves. It was just plain old me, blurry-eyed looking for calm, quiet and rationality—a commodity in huge deficit on Halloween Continue Reading

The Origin of Halloween

The time of the year when everything’s a little extra spooky is here. Be it Michael Myer’s return to the big screens, or your own ghost stories.

Halloween brings with it many traditions that make it one of the most fun holidays of the year. The origin of this spooky … Continue Reading

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