what we do
We are not defined by boundaries, never will.
The ink may run out, but at Quill, words never do.
What does the earth and the heart have in Common? Art.
When you’re too lost for words, here’s something worth a thousand of them.
Rumours spread like fire. Well, our reporters are even faster.
Hot off the press
May 7 2015. 7AM. “Tamil Nadu State board results for Class XII to be declared today” read the headlines. Anxiety filled my heart. Hollywood thrillers with a budget of 120 million dollars couldn’t match the thrill of 12th standard results. The most defining moment of the year was impending. Forget butterflies, I had dinosaurs[…]
Sparish is conducted by the Rotaract club of MIT every year, this year it was held on February 7th. Children from a few homes and orphanages in Chennai are invited to MIT for a complete one day celebration. It is a great way to let the city know its youth population cares for the society.[…]
என்றும் போல அன்றும் ஒரு சராசரி நாள்.பள்ளிக்குச் சென்று, இடைவிடாத பாடங்களை படித்தும், கேட்டும், சோர்வடைந்து வீடு திரும்பிக்கொண்டிருந்தேன்.அன்று மதியம் உணவு இடைவேளையில் அடித்த அரட்டையை வீதியில் தொடர ஆரம்பித்தோம்.ஒருவரை ஒருவர் தள்ளிக்கொண்டும்,மோதிக்கொண்டும், அந்த நெரிசலான கடைவீதியில் சென்றுகொண்டிருந்தவர்களை யெல்லாம் இடையூறு செய்தோம். எப்போதாவது யாராவது திட்டுவது உண்டு. பெற்றோரும் ஆசிரியரும் திட்டுவதயே இந்த காதில் வாங்கி அந்த காதில் விடும் எங்களை திரும்பிப் பார்க்க வைப்பது அவ்வளவு எளிதல்ல என்பது அவர்களுக்கு தெரிந்திருக்க வேண்டும்.[…]
Here are the best entries from the Minimalist Writing competition conducted for Republic Day Celebrations….. Thanks to Barry (aka Barath Raj) for converting the writings into digital format!
BY S. RAGHUL It was a fine Sunday morning and my uncle’s family and my cousins had come to visit us . We planned to go out for lunch . We had two options to make : a traditional south Indian hotel or a luxurious star hotel where you get to see waiters taking orders[…]
By S. Raghul ‘Net Neutrality ‘ was the buzz word all over the country a month back . There was a great opposition to TRAI(Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ) for approving policies that denied net neutrality . But what exactly is net neutrality ? There are several faces to net neutrality and cannot[…]
By S. Raghul Have you ever wondered about this ……… When you register for any social networking site or mailing service , you don’t pay anything . But how do their CEO’s manage to be multi – billionaires ? They maintain so many huge – servers and over heads for offering their services , but[…]
written by Sriram Venkatachalam Time: 0800!!!!!!! “Give Nellai da….It will be free than many other trains….” (my mind voice said) 12631….Chennai Egmore…..Kovilpatti…..13.1.15…..Book Ticket….. Time: 0803 Loading……Loading…..Loading….Loading…… Time: 0807 Loading……Loading…..Loading….Loading…… “Sorry! The page you requested can’t be displayed right now” ****** ****** (Censored Tamil bad word again) Again I started from first with the login ID,[…]
Written by S. Raghul “The media is the most powerful entity on Earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and the guilty innocent and that’s power because they control the mind of the masses.” – MALCOLM X Has this power been used properly by the Indian media? The reason I[…]
Written by Dharani Ulaganathan It was the wish of a 9 year old girl to have a laptop, as her friends boasted on having it the previous day. Hectic schedule overloading her dad, she was reluctant to speak for her wish. A couple of days to go, and her birthday was nearing. Just few hours[…]
What the quill does and what it stands for
We are a group of passionate people who strive to bringing everyone information and provide a platform for others to express their creativity. We report on the major events and happenings, mostly limited to our campus. As a news body, we take the responsibility of generating awareness among our students. We promote the arts and organize contests which help budding talents. We publish creative works including poems, short stories, cartoons, photographs, etc. We provide a voice to those who need them. We strive to make our readers’ day.