Shashank Rao, University of Michigan

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Shashank Rao

University of Michigan
English and Creative Writing

Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson Will Not Save Us

The famed Canadian psychologist is a veritable academic rock star, but does he really have any idea what he’s talking about?…
May 1, 2018

What Are We to Do?

A conversation with Iman Siddiqi, the UC, Irvine, student behind the first student-funded refugee scholarship in the country.…
April 1, 2018
Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute’s Film Stud

Pratt Institute senior Casiano Hamer, the director of the gritty but cinematographically stunning short film 'STUD', has his eyes set on gold when it comes to making movies.…
February 1, 2018
first youth poet laureate

A Poem in This Place

A conversation with Harvard’s Amanda Gorman, America’s first youth poet laureate.…
February 1, 2018
Lauren LaMonica

Getting a Leg up on Equal Opportunities

Yale senior Lauren LaMonica is combining her love for public health with her passion for fostering class equity for first-generation and lower-income students.…
January 1, 2018

This ‘Caged Bird’ Will Sing

After creating "Caged Bird Magazine" last year Howard University's Alexa Lisitza discusses her new feminist publication, "The Intersectionalist."…
December 1, 2017

SAD Times, Hard Times

The impact of seasonal affective disorder is real: What can be done about it?…
October 11, 2017