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Screw the board exams.

The world salutes the rising sun! And so did everyone when the 12th Board results were announced this year. Only a few days back were the news channels flooded with live interviews of toppers of 2015’s Board exams. Family pictures along with snippets about the achievers formed major portions of the front pages of the dailies. While our ‘para’ (meaning locality ...

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16th Annual Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, now in its 16th year, is a community celebration of arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District. Every year, this festival takes place from the first Saturday in February till the next Sunday. The dates of this year’s festival is from the 1st February to 9th ...

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JAM’s Junk Food Contest. Win prizes.

Junk food - its back to college time

Junk Food – if not in college then where else? Back To College – Send us some juicy Campus Buzz – happenings news reports(200-250 words), OR Campus photos. Here is what we want you to do; a. Send us pics from college canteen. This time’s theme is “JUNK FOOD” Email your submissions to edit@jammag.com – subject : Campus Buzz Contest ...

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Arts V/S Science

Science for the nerds, Arts is for the birds… –Neha Seth “Oh! You were so little when I last saw you, now you’ve become so big…,” says your distant aunt. This ironical statement sounds quite familiar to most of you, I’m sure. “So! You’re in college now, haan…. Following in your sister’s footsteps, one more engineer in the family…” “No, ...

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Where Is Our Canteen?

It’s a nightmare come true… A college (no make that 3 colleges) without a CANTEEN!!! The canteen of Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art was shut down from July 11th onwards. The JJ Campus has three colleges in all – Fine Arts, Architecture and Applied Arts. There were 2 canteens in the vast campus. The Fine Art canteen had already ...

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It’s a wrap @ J J, Mumbai

The Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art celebrated ‘lungi’ day on the 19th of December. If you’re thinking that this was just some boring day with girls wearing wrap-arounds, you’re wrong. We at JJ didn’t just wear plain lungis, some wore them nariyalpaaniwalla style while some came to college in a butcher’s getup. A few even tried to start ...

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J.J.’s Stay Out

The last week of October saw students of J J School of Arts pack their bags and set off for a study excursion in the north east. From 25th October to 5th November, we visited were Sikkim, Gangtok, Rumtek, Darjeeling, Changu lake, Mirik and Kolkata, in that order. The beauty of the K2 took our breath away in Sikkim. The ...

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Filmi Fun @ J J, Mumbai

Sir J J Institute of Applied Art celebrated ‘filmi day’ on the 25th of November on which students got to come to college dressed up as their favourite actor/ actress. So while some showed up as Sharmila Tagore and Dev Anand avatars, the funniest get-ups were those of Thakur, Basanti and Bhoot. 70s styled outfits – complete with long eyelashes, ...

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Making music@JJ, Mumbai

Our college hosted a Spic Macay concert of Ustad Sultan Khan on the 17th of this month. It was a grrreat experience. Spic Macay is an organisation that provides you with the artist… everything else has to be done by you – that includes the backdrop, momentos, refreshments, invites, etc. Since yours truly was heading the organising committee, here is ...

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