Meera Santhanam



You Aren't "Pretty Sure." You Know.

Women often preface thoughts with qualifiers, undermining themselves.


March 1, 2018

In Defense of Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a day of love. What's there to protest?


February 14, 2018

Composer Gy├Ârgy Ligeti Celebrated in Incandescent Performances

Hungarian percussion group, Amarinda, and Chicago-based ensemble, Eighth Blackbird, captivate the audience with their perfectly orchestrated dissonance.


February 5, 2018

The School of Life

Academic success often has more to do with your financial resources than your ability.


January 25, 2018

The Hidden Hierarchy of Adjectives

Prefacing gender neutral titles with "female" perpetuates the notion that these roles are mostly just for men.


December 2, 2017

Escape the Herd

Students groomed to go to elite universities now must contend with a new question: what comes next?


November 16, 2017