The Year In Review: Student Welfare Committee

Members: Rishika Sehgal (Convener), Samith Nataraj, Aditya Vikram Yadav (Co-Convener), Lavanya Singh, Akshaya Parthasarathy, Ridhi Darolia, Gale Andrew, Sanchit Saluja, Dedipyaman Shukla, and Gowri Bhargava. The Student Welfare Committee (SWC) has been one of the most active and consistent committees in our college. The committee has been imaginative this year and has introduced various unique and…

Let’s Talk About The Back Gate

The Gender Circle yesterday released the results of its survey on sexual harassment in the area outside campus. This coincided with the Student Welfare Committee’s announcement that certain steps would be taken in order to ensure student safety just outside the campus gates, specifically in the stretch from the metro station to the Main Gate.…

The SWC speaks out: An interview with Aditya Vikram Yadav

In what could only be deemed as one of the first productive General Body Meetings of the semester, the Student Welfare Committee recently opened up for discussion a topic of extreme importance to the student community i.e. the strict curfew rules enforced on campus with regard to the entry/exit regulations. Disappointingly, the meeting saw sparse…

Shifting Laser: The Infamous Laser Incident

­I gawp at her limbs with impunity, I slowly detach her personhood from those limbs For her limbs are not her own They have been crafted for my consumption. Students, both boys and girls, lined the path leading from the academic block to the Amul store, holding placards emblazoned with words that spoke of the…

Holi Notice: Unholy Reactions

Your correspondent sees many pitfalls and silver linings in the actions and reactions exhibited on 14.03.2014 when the administration in its wisdom decided to tell all students to vacate the premises to curb celebration of Holi “in and around campus”. Your correspondent attempts to take a dispassionate view of the situation. In terms of biases,…