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GAME, SET, GO!

The rising popularity of gaming has been drawing bright youngsters to game development. But what does it take to be a successful game designer? Abimanyu Nagarajan finds out

Three years ago, GTA V, a popular video game, made $800 million on its first day alone. Most Hollywood blockbuster movies fail to make half of this amount in months or years. When you have an industry that big, it goes without saying that game... | Read»


Pipe dream

Many college students are taking to the hookah because they think it is safer than cigarettes and booze, find Prasun Chaudhuri and Manasi Shah

Akshay Patel, a third-year student at a college in Calcutta, hates cigarettes because he can’t bear the “terrible smell.” But he’s a big fan of the hookah. “I bought a designer hookah and I love the way India’s... | Read»


Longing for home

Moving to a different city for studies is exciting, but most freshers take time to deal with homesickness, notes Moumita Chaudhuri

Arunima Dandapat was very excited when she found that she had got admission to Presidency University. Soon after the graduate from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, moved to Calcutta, however, she realised how difficult it was to adjust here. She kept... | Read»


FEST AND FEMINITY

CAMPUS BUZZ

MICANVAS 2015, the flagship marketing festival of MICA drew a crowd of over 200 students from across the country, from some of the best B-schools in India, including IIM Ahmedabad, Great Lakes, SIBM, SIMC Pune, JBIMS, NMIMS and Delhi College Of... | Read»