Gymkhana Election Interview: HM Sandeep for Academic Affairs Secretary

This article is part of a series of interviews we did with the Gymkhana election (2017-18) candidates. The goal was to discuss and enunciate their key points and agenda. We hope it helps the reader understand the views of the candidate in a wholesome manner. Let’s get started with our interview of Sandeep HM, who is standing for the Secretary of Academic Affairs post. Hello, Sandeep. … Continue reading Gymkhana Election Interview: HM Sandeep for Academic Affairs Secretary

Gymkhana Election Interview: Karthik BV for Academic Secretary

This article is part of a series of interviews we did with the Gymkhana election (2017-18) candidates. The goal was to discuss and enunciate their key points and agenda. We hope it helps the reader understand the views of the candidate in a wholesome manner. Let’s get started with our interview of Karthik BV, who is standing for the Secretary of Academic Affairs post. The Big … Continue reading Gymkhana Election Interview: Karthik BV for Academic Secretary

Gymkhana Interview: Presidential Candidate Bazar Srujan Kumar

This article is part of a series of interviews we did with the Gymkhana election candidates. The goal was to discuss and enunciate their key points and agenda. We hope it helps the reader understand the views of the candidate in a wholesome manner. Without any further ado, let’s get started. (Bold text = interviewer) Hello, Srujan. I see you have a Fibonacci spiral to showcase … Continue reading Gymkhana Interview: Presidential Candidate Bazar Srujan Kumar

The Land of Infinite Candy

Once upon a time, long, long ago in the middle of the vast blue sea, was a distant island called Hi’it. Some islands had gold. Some had steel, others cotton. Hi’it had candy. Every year, many merchants would come to these islands to recruit the inhabitants for exorbitantly high prices because they believed that the candy on this island gave its inhabitants superpowers to conquer … Continue reading The Land of Infinite Candy

Wait. IIT Hyderabad isn’t in Hyderabad?

“Are we there yet?” “How fricking long is this taking?” “But didn’t we pass civilization half an hour ago?” “Goddamit. That sign says we’ve left Hyderabad!” “What the heck is Medak?” “Are you sure we haven’t passed it, yet?” “Mommy. I’m scared.” Welcome to the Promised Land of Yeddumailaram. I bet the long ride to here will be unforgettable. But don’t worry, you’ll get used … Continue reading Wait. IIT Hyderabad isn’t in Hyderabad?

Reminisces of a Raving Mind

Greetings, lil’ shites. Know that a reluctant hand types these words out, for the time for us is long past. If you’re expecting a what-to-do or what-not-to-do list during your stay at IIT Hyderabad in the next few lines, look elsewhere. I’m here to reminisce. As a kid fresh out of factories that produce IITians by the score, I too was once like you, if … Continue reading Reminisces of a Raving Mind

The One With the One Who Is

-Sneha Reddy   I stumble out of my room with a pen and paper looking for Swetha Chowdary, the present General Secretary of the Student Gymkhana. I spot her on the other side of the wing attending to a call. I wave my hands awkwardly at her to catch her attention, nearly knocking the glasses off an innocent passer-by. Five minutes, she gestures. I sit … Continue reading The One With the One Who Is

An Interview With Karthik Varada

by Arasu Arun   Who is Karthik Varada? Only this year’s freshers wouldn’t personally know who Karthik Varada is – but nevertheless, most us have heard of him. He was the President of the Gymkhana 2013-14. Being very responsible and visionary, Varada gained immense respect from the student community here as not only a good manager, but a great leader as well. He is currently … Continue reading An Interview With Karthik Varada