Shalvi Shah

Copy Chief | Shalvi Shah is a College senior from Ahmedabad, India. She's a Creative Writing major with an unofficial double minor in Marketing and Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies. She loves to fundraise for causes in the same regions. In her free time, she likes to work on her book and try new vegetarian food and wine. Her taste in music is eclectic and she's obsessed with traveling.

The Sights and Sounds of Music Midtown

[padding type="large_left_right"] With a line forming near the entrance to Piedmont Park at 9 p.m. the night before Sept. 18 — where hordes of people camped out so that they could be the first ones going in — there was a sense of excitement about the atmosphere this year at Music Midtown. Last weekend, tens [...]

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Why India Needs Feminism

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Creative Common: United Nation Photo "My body. My mind. My choice." These are the words that begin the voice-over in the latest women's empowerment video in India — which features renowned celebrity Deepika Padukone. Needless to say, much has already been discussed about her wisdom in saying these scripted words. What [...]

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If You’re Bored of Baseball, Try Cricket

Mark Hooper/Flickr For those of you who follow the International Cricket Council (ICC) and support the Australian team, the 2015 Cricket World Cup must have been an absolute blast. Jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, the 11th World Cup was won by the Australian team for the fifth time since the tournament's inception in England [...]

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Seeing Fifty Shades of Not So ‘Grey-t’

Fifty Shades of Grey opened Feb. 13 as a box office smash hit. Starring Dakota Johnson (left) and Jamie Dornan (right), the film is an adaptation of the best-selling "mommy porn" novel Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. | Courtesy of Focus Features The book, Fifty Shades of Grey, was supposed to be a [...]

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Valentine’s Day in College: A Personal Reflection

Courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons ​I’m going to say it — I’ll be one of those people this Saturday who’s going to Mardi Gras because she’s single and wants to have a good time. I won’t be ruminating on lost boys, past hook-ups, embarrassing confessions, drunk calls, texts, breakups, exes or anything related to “love.” [...]

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