The Scholars' Avenue

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The Scholars’ Avenue is the independent student-run campus newspaper of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

This article is about the society named "The Scholars' Avenue". For information about the road named Scholars' Avenue, see Scholars' Avenue.
The Scholars' Avenue
Activities Campus Media Body
Founded  ()
Founder(s)
  • Amit Gupta
  • Puneet Agarwal
  • Sandeep Rath
Number of members 31
Website www.scholarsavenue.org
Under TSG No
References: [1]

Early days[edit | edit source]

Scholsave started with an aim to reach every single room on campus. The initial issues that were printed were distributed to wings in UG halls. A website was soon established and the papers were fortnightly delivered to every single room in KGP along with eateries and other areas.

After quite a number of issues in, The Scholars Avenue raised the issue of the condition of the B. C. Roy hospital and reported about a strike and demonstrations within campus by activists. Amidst misunderstandings, major decisions were made which included a ban on Scholars' Avenue and curtailment of its website. The ban lasted less than a month and they decided to no longer stay under the gymkhana – a move that made them free to decide their content but also left them financially crippled.

The Website[edit | edit source]

The Scholars' Avenue also has a large readership on their website where news is not the only thing that gets published. They also do a number of articles on different genres as listed below.

Interviews[edit | edit source]

A number of interviews are conducted when ever any major personality is in Campus, during elections, and various other situations that would be of potential interest to the KGP Junta.

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Guestave[edit | edit source]

Guestave is an open section where anyone, from a fresher to The Student Senate can publish their articles from, after approaching the team. This section is mostly used by the Alums, The Gymkana, The Student Senate, among others, to convey information to the KGP readers.

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Campus initiatives[edit | edit source]

AMA on Reddit[edit | edit source]

Atal Ashutosh Agarwal, the then VP of TSG, participated in an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") organised by ScholsAve on the "thescholarsavenue" subreddit in 2015.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "TSA Website - About Us". The Scholars' Avenue. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. "I am Atal Ashutosh Agarwal, Vice President of the Technology Students' Gymkhana. Ask Me Anything!". September 8, 2015. Retrieved September 8, 2015.