“A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it’s not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It’s more like a game of billiards, with a bunch of balls clustered together.”

– Madeleine Albright.

Epoch is the official newsletter of VIT Model United Nations 2017.

VIT Model United Nations Conference is a national level Model UN Conference held as a part of VIT University, Vellore’s annual cultural fest, Riviera.

The International Press is one wing of a Model UN conference whose influence transcends committees and remains even after the end of the conference. It takes great literary skill and journalistic discipline to be a successful member of the International Press.

The International Press of VITMUN 2017 is comprised of the following members.

Angela Merlin, ECOSOC
Bhanvi Musalgaonkar, ECOSOC
Drishya, SC
Harsha Sista, SOCHUM
Priya Santra, LS
Ratik Dubey, DISEC
Salonee Gupta, HRC
Shruthi Subramanian, CSW
Shubhagata Choudhury, CHAOS
Aayushi Sharma, Editor-in-chief
Sudhanva Shetty, Head of International Press

Epoch consists of articles by the International Press covering a wide range of topics.

In the coming days, we will add interviews with the Executive Board, the Organising Committee, and delegates. Presently, Epoch contains a mixture of reports, opinionated editorials, poems, essays, and artwork on the topics that are being discussed at VITMUN 2017.

Alea iacta est!