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The scent of a Class.

1976…PUC…. Ethiraj College. Warm pleasant memories of a fun filled year, come flooding into my mind. Our teacher was busy with the front-benchers from Tamil medium schools, who poor souls, were struggling with the sudden transition to an English Medium … Continue reading

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Student Attacked By An Elephant.

When I was doing my first year in college, I was attacked by an elephant. Not in my dreams. Not in my imagination. But in real life. It did not happen in a jungle nor did it happen in a … Continue reading

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The College Hostel – Mobiles In The Dormitory.

Cell phones were banned in our college hostel for some time. This is the story of how my friends and I were instrumental in getting that order abolished.  I stayed at the college hostel during my under graduation years in … Continue reading

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Rattled in the Hostel.

Have you had a rat sitting on you, as you slept? Eeeeks! When I was doing my under graduation in Coimbatore, I was also staying at the college hostel. I am sorry to tell this but our hostel food sucked. … Continue reading

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Behind Our Campus – Ghost?

   Are ghosts real or reel? This incidence at college raises many doubts. Some years ago, I was a student in a professional college in Chennai. Our college was on the East Coast Road, which was at that time being … Continue reading

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Ragging the Awesome Professor and the Sweet Kitten

  Ragging is banned in colleges in India. But most students do indulge in a little harmless teasing occasionally. Last year in our college, a final year boy walked into a first year classroom. Their professor had not still turned … Continue reading

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In College – Taking Attendance and Bringing the Register

  When I read about the attendance fiasco in the post “Medical Marvel” on talkalittledo, I remembered a day in class when a professor did something equally obtuse. When she took attendance, this tutor would not read out our names, … Continue reading

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