Issue 27

Issue 27

Editor's Note

Editor’s note

Dear Readers, October’s that one friend we don’t spend as much time with but is always there to listen to whatever it is we have to say. Unlike the rest of the rainy months, it began with clouds floating in, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour and celebratory spirits. [...]

Short Fiction

Time Warp

“Mike, wake up!” Alex shook me so hard that I finally woke up. “What up?” I yawned, rubbed my eyes and slid the blanket away from me. “You’ve got to see this, man!” Alex spoke with such a horror on his face which made it clear that it wasn’t a prank. I didn’t speak anything [...]

Story Writing

Anonymity Unveiled

Ever since she started writing, her ink got spent only for pain and people who hurt her.  Maybe that is how she found words and phrases for the agony she faced. She used to walk to the writing table every night with some new feeling she put up with the entire day and then a [...]

As I see it

Why we need to “disconnect”

Most of us would agree with the fact that social media is indeed a fun time killer and sort of a pastime for a lot of us. The beeline has been extending like never before. Sharing pictures and experiences is something almost everyone loves to do. A beautiful view or an appealing dish has to [...]

As I see it

The beauty of words.

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” –  John Keating, Dead Poets Society. I have always been a fan of conversations. Deep, profound, and poignant conversations about life have always intrigued me. In my opinion, a good conversation with the right person can heal almost anything. Unfortunately, when we [...]

Miscellaneous

Human Library – Where Books Speak

“Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” Not everyone of us is an avid reader. The allure of picking up a book is lost on many. Many find it quite taxing: spending hours together with their noses deep in a book. But, what if I told you that books can speak? Yes… at a Human [...]

As I see it

Few among us!

I had Wonder Woman poster stuck on my wall, Batman sticker on my laptop, Spiderman quotes as my Whatsapp status and I tried to tackle every situation with Iron man’s mindset until it hit me like a truck that life is much more than admiring superheroes with capes and supernatural powers. During my 20 days long [...]

As I see it

Game of Thrones Season 8: Predictions Part 1

  Game of Thrones Season 8 Predictions! It’s predictions time! With Game of Thrones season 7 wrapping up in a spectacular way, one can only wonder what is going to happen in the next season. To help you give a rough idea, I have done some analysis and arrived with interesting speculations about the next [...]

Miscellaneous

Police Officers in Schools

Earlier this month, a brutal inhumane act took place at Ryan International School, Gurugram. A bus conductor, Ashok, wanted to sexually assault the boy and when he screamed for help, he was murdered. This caused parents around the country a lot of distress as they were worried that their child might be hiding incidents of [...]

Nexus

NEXUS – JCI’s​ ​Mr.&Ms.​ ​Public​ ​Speaker

“Trrrrrrrrrrr! Rang the bell and my heart skipped a beat!” said one of the participants. 3 out of every 4 humans are Glossophobic – Scared of speaking their minds out loud. But clearly, this wasn’t true in the case of  KMITians. Proof, you ask? All the students who participated in the Mr. &Ms. Public Speaker [...]

Miscellaneous

The meaning of my name

Bharathi Ramana Joshi. That’s my name. Yes, it sounds quite feminine for a male name, but who cares? As long as it is the name of your favorite Hindu god, does it matter how it sounds? That’s it. That’s how I was named, after the mighty Hanuman. In pure Sanskrit, ‘Bharathi Ramana’ means husband of [...]

TV Show Review

F.R.I.E.N.D.S- A review

Routine!!! Starts with the snooze of an alarm… Once it starts, the life goes on!! From getting up early to reaching college on time, our lives have become way too hectic than we thought it would be. It’s quite obvious and human to look out for little things that fill our hearts with contentment and [...]

As I see it

What would you be if you were a non-living object?

If I had to be a non-living object, I would prefer to be a pen, embodying ink which would be the medium to transfer the brilliance of the mind, feelings of the heart, and musings of the soul onto the paper to provide something substantial to the world. I would be of terrific use in [...]

As I see it

Should marijuana be legalized?

The concept of therapy has stuck around for centuries. To deal with ailments and to make humans healthy and happy, drugs have always been used. But it is only in recent times that the word ‘drug’ has managed to achieve a negative connotation. Is marijuana a drug? Yes. It is as much a drug as [...]

Critique

The Honest Truth by Dan Greimenhart – A review

Books.  A simple word which brings a smile to my face. I often get asked – “What do you do in your free time? Do you hang out with friends, watch a movie, or spend time catching up with an acquaintance?” But my answer has remained constant throughout the years. I read books. “Why?”, many [...]

Travelogue

Wanderlust

I used to go on vacations every year with my family and the more I travelled, the more passionate it made me be a globetrotter. I started to dream about travelling and the adventures it brings. All I wanted was to fly. But to make those dreams a reality, I had to work hard so [...]

Miscellaneous

Types of People on Social Media

Social media is named aptly so because it’s a tool to be social. Unfortunately, there are many amongst us who do the most insane things on Facebook and Twitter that makes you roll your eyes. 1. People who think their every moment should be posted. These kind of people think everything they do is informative, [...]

All Things KMIT

Around the Spotlight

The little one is ten years old already. Growing steadily every day, today, it stands tall and confident on its own legs, towering over most others, as everyone watches on with pride. It’s not without help though. Ever since the beginning, every person who has been associated with the little one has been responsible for [...]

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55 word fiction

"Why should I be the one to suffer alone and take all the pain?", she thought while cleaning up her wounds. Wounds caused by love and betrayal. Nothing until now could ever hurt her in this happy world. No one could. But here she stands in her perceived happy world, unhappy and all alone.