M.I.A. aka Mathangi Arulpragasam is crazy girl with an unbelivable energy, in the best sense of crazy. Her creativity flows trough all that she does, from song texts to music videos to design to live performance.
As a part of local tradition students let grow their beards in the last three months of studying in Winterthur. At the end of their studies they get rid of their beards, known as "Bart ab". In the last few years that event has grown and now also sports a science fair and local bands.