Dead Beat Generation

“So we live like caged beasts waitin’ for the day to let the rage free. Still me ’til they kill me.” – Tupac Shakur (“Holler If Ya Hear Me” 1993)

 

Hip-hop was the music of America’s silent civil war, an expression of impoverished rage that’s achingly rich in truth. It’s Continue Reading

Movie Review: Black Panther

Throughout the vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, we have experienced diverse heroes with unique perspectives and characteristics. What all these heroes have in common are certain qualities and principles that define them and make them the heroes they are. 

A courageous leader willing to self-sacrifice for the greater good, a bastion Continue Reading

A Letter to the Men

A letter to the man who held me for the first time,

as if I am some diamond that he found in a mine.

To the man who defined my life’s every paradigm,

Thank you for everything you have done to help me shine.

Thank you for reprimanding me for Continue Reading

This Halloween

Another day passes by,
in wandering for where I belong,
the path falsely seems enchanting,
my toes bleed every time I stride,
I am rude to tame the wild,
a paradox ensures my sanity.
I wish I chose the paths,
that weren’t formerly seen,
I do haunt myself this Halloween.… Continue Reading

Island

I like adults.

I like when they come back home early.
I like when they don’t talk about work.
I like when they ask me to answer in class.
I like when they give me homework.

I like when they make me feel safe.
I like when they make everything … Continue Reading

Movie Review: Blonde

Blonde, The Netflix adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel of the same name, has been facing a lot of backlash due to its problematic representation of trauma and its manifestations. The fictionalised 3-hour celluloid based on the life of Hollywood’s infamous Marilyn Monroe starring Ana de Armas has been praised … Continue Reading

The Spirit of TechTatva

“Welcome to the annual MIT fest, TechTatva! I’m Jay–”

“–And I’m Raj–”

“And today, we ask the age-old question, “Who dunnit?”. We’re watching the MIT students race against time in the second round of the Murder Mystery, in a treasure-hunt-style search for answers! How are we feeling today, Raj? Who … Continue Reading

Don’t Stall On This

TechTatva is one of the major fests held here at MIT and what makes it exquisite is the environment around campus.

In this article we list all the stalls that were set up for the event:

GAME/RECREATIONAL STALLS:

The real fun in TechTatva is in the various gaming stalls, Continue Reading

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