• When IIM Bangalore came together to Donate for the Kerala Relief Fund

    Contributed By: Ashay Sinha It was only after the last box of the shipment was loaded onto the truck that Shubhankar Sohoni, a first-year MBA student at IIM Bangalore, took a breath of respite. Over the past few days, Shubhankar and numerous other volunteers like him had been working tirelessly and meticulously to collect relief materials from the IIMB community that would eventually be donated to the Kerala flood victims. It all started when Mr. P C Mustafa, a distinguished alumnus of the institute and founder of ID Fresh Food India Private Limited, expressed to the Alumni Committee about the need for the IIMB fraternity to come forward and do…

  • The Art of Inclusion – The Aravani Art Project

    Contributed By: Bhavna Saxena Edited By: J K Varshika They say that art is the most potent form of magic that there is. IIM Bangalore witnessed the truth in these words during Eximius 2018, when Quest, the society of IIM Bangalore students working towards inclusion of all diversity, hosted members from The Aravani Art Project at campus. The Art of Inclusion was a painting workshop held by Quest in collaboration with The Aravani Art Project where participants spent a couple of hours soaking in the inspiring story of the transgender community in Bangalore and painting their heartfelt messages to the transgender community on postcards. The Aravani Art project is an…

  • Spardha 2018 – The Battle of Pride

    Contributed By: Arun Nayan Singh 4 days. 16 sports. 106 matches. 6 sections. 1 winner. For those not familiar with the lore, Spardha is the inter-section event at IIM Bangalore where PGP1s and PGP2s come together to battle out for the eternal (or at least lasting for the year) glory, the euphoria of holding the trophy for their section. It is the biggest sports event for the residential students. The main objective is to involve as many people as possible in the sports. This year it was held on 9th-12th August. The 3-day sports extravaganza started on Thursday evening with the traditional relay race, which Section E won amidst enthusiastic…

  • Team SMC – The Mettle Behind the Media Cell of IIMB

    Contributed By: Junior Coordinators of Media Cell, IIMB Edited By: Anirudh Agarwal The strength of media is in its ability to connect and collaborate within entities. The avenues that it opens up are multifold and this is why it is such an important platform for potential. Considering this, the Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore was formed almost 15 years ago with the aim of communicating the ongoings of the world inside the campus walls to the world outside and vice versa. Now, more than a decade later, the club continues to be the brand ambassador of IIMB and its students by showcasing the life at ‘The Place to B’…

  • Eximius 2018 – A Two Day Entrepreneurship Extravanganza

    Contributed By: Arun Nayan Singh Dream. Dare. Defy. These three words are important – they constitute the theme for Eximius 2018. The 2-day Annual Entrepreneurship Summit of IIM Bangalore has just concluded on August 5th. And what a weekend it was! The long hours put in by the entire student body were complemented by the enthusiastic participation in the events by students and professionals alike. The traditional sky lanterns were flagged off the night before the opening ceremony. The night was lit, quite literally. The students came together at the sports ground to kindle the lanterns, creating an ambience full of serenity and hope. After this short break, they returned…