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In conversation with Gaurav Kapoor | Waves 2018

During Waves 2018, we got a chance to interview Gaurav Kapoor, the comedian, known for many of his stand up performance videos on Youtube and his Amazon special titled Hahakaar . He talks about how he deals with hecklers, the role of online streaming services in comedy scenario of India and more. DoJMA: When should we take comedy seriously and when should we not? Gaurav Kapoor: One should never take comedy seriously. It is just for fun. Nobody can set a bar on jokes. You might get offended due to a joke whereas some other guy may get offended...

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In conversation with Cheers | Sandeep Balan & Ashwini Kulkarni | YClave | Waves 2018

YClave 2018 that was held during Waves 2018 witnessed a great lineup. Sandeep Balan & Ashwini Kulkarni from Cheers, popular Youtube channel known for web series such as Rise, What’s your status, etc and short films such as Half ticket, Born Free, etc graced Waves with their presence. DoJMA got a chance to interview them backstage and this is what they had to say:   DoJMA: How has been your experience at BITS? Sandeep: It was pretty good. We landed at 3 o’clock; and then we went straight into the auditorium. There was a dance competition going on. We...

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In conversation with Filtercopy | Nayana Shyam & Veer Rajwant Singh | YClave | Waves 2018

In the first edition of YClave BITS Goa that was held during Waves 2018, BITS Pilani Goa Campus. DoJMA journalists Divya and Ashmeet got a chance to interact with Nayana Shyam and Veer Rajwant Singh who were representing popular youtube channel Filtercopy in the YClave Panel. They talked about their experience of Waves 2018 and more.   DoJMA: How was your experience judging the event Strangely Familiar? Veer Rajwant Singh: It was very good. I was expecting something else. I was expecting it would be something formal but it was very chilled out. Very nice. DoJMA: Which part of...

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A Cartoon Network

College : A place where learning is rumoured to take place, however ironically, all the pragmatic learning takes place outside the classroom. Home : A place where you get the best food in town for free. These two places form an important part of each person’s life, thankfully converting them from their embarrassing selves in high schools to young ,practical adults ready to take on the world  ( as long as the world doesn’t have quizzes). Home is where you sleep, and college is where you create beautiful memories and never want to leave , except for the dyslexic...

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What’s in Store? Events and More!

Almost a month has gone by and most of us have settled into our daily routines by now. So it’s time to see what our departments and clubs have been up to! In the last article of the Winter Issue, DoJMA takes a look at the various upcoming events in the next few months. The Literary and Debating Club (LDC) The LDC is organizing the BITS Literary and Debating Leagues. BITS Literary League is where literary enthusiasts and casuals try out their hand at common weekly challenges, such as the MELA (Music, Entertainment, Literature and Arts) Quiz, the Word-Games...

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Semester 1: Freshman’s Odyssey Away from Home

Unless you’re part of the 1% or less of this campus population that lives in Goa, you probably made the tough decision of choosing a campus life away from home. Tough, mainly because your parents, well wishers and sometimes not-so-well-wishers would have alerted you about the difficulties of staying far from parents and managing life on your own. You notice a few changes immediately, but it’s only when one returns home that they realise how much truly has changed. Whether one blends completely into the mould of a typical college student, or manages to retain those hard-wired habits from...

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New Year Resolutions-Follow up

2018 came to an end. Like the old saying goes: all’s well if it ends well. We all hope to finish the year on a good note and begin the succeeding year, excited for new challenges, situations responsibilities and what not. The life of an average BITSian, however doesn’t seem to be affected with the passing of a decade, a millennium or even an era. You wake up one fine afternoon only to realize that you missed breakfast, lunch and also a MOW quiz at 11 am. When the room seems dark, optimism shows a spark of light, just...

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