Hostel Diaries 105: Myths About the Girls Hostel

Hostel Diaries 105: Myths About the Girls Hostel

“I am going back to the hostel.” “Are you going to have a pillow fight?” Yes, my very deranged male friend, we will get to pillow fighting as soon as we get there. Did I forget to mention the bare minimum clothes? This happens way oftener than you’d expect. And if you think harder, you’ll realise that not every hostel is like a Yo Yo Honey Singh song. Pyjamas (or not). Hello. Hi. I’ve got…

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Hostel Diaries 104 : Crash Landing A Wedding

Hostel Diaries 104 : Crash Landing A Wedding

MISSION OBJECTIVE: Get a photo clicked with the lucky couple, so that they give each other puzzled looks while flipping through their wedding album.   TACTICAL BRIEFING: Dark days they were- 1st Semester Exams!  The very thought of the dreaded subject “Manufacturing Processes” sends a chill down my spine. It is a subject which requires relentless amount of cramming,  thus making the choice to not waste time studying for this exam, the only sensible option….

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Hostel Diaries: Chapter 3

Hostel Diaries: Chapter 3

While the girls’ hostel walls are well guarded, the same cannot be accounted for the boys’ hostel. It has been proven again and again that no matter what the curfew time is, no matter what the rules are, we justify that ‘boys will remain BOYS’. Hostellers and money cannot see eye to eye. The monthly allowances exhaust in barely a couple of weeks. But that does not take away all the fun we could have. As stressed earlier, hostellers are pretty much known for…

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Hostel Diaries 102 : Exams, Ghouls and a lot of Procrastination

Hostel Diaries 102 : Exams, Ghouls and a lot of Procrastination

“It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.” – Phillip K. Dick Behind the well-guarded walls of the girls’ hostels and in the shades of the surrounding extensive greenery, there live ghosts of those who perished in the attempts to become engineers and instead became legends. Frankenstein Mujahideen armed with a drafter, hipster ‘bai’ never prepared to dust the room and V with a Vendetta Against Math are just some of the…

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