Meera Santhanam

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CONTRIBUTIONS

Anything But Shrewish: Female Improv Group Reimagines Shakespeare

The Shrews brought the Bard into the 21st century with a feminist twist.

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October 17, 2018

Hasty Calculations: Reclaiming Math

Women are discouraged from pursuing math, but we can start reversing this through our words.

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May 10, 2018

UChicago is Safe...From What?

We need to push back on UChicago's rhetoric of safety and the narrative it builds of the South Side.

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April 12, 2018

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

Women often preface thoughts with qualifiers, undermining themselves.

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March 1, 2018

In Defense of Valentine's Day

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

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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.

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February 5, 2018

The School of Life

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

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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.

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December 2, 2017

Escape the Herd

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

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November 16, 2017