Gowri Sunder

Class of 2018


  • Guaranteed Fresh

    Around this time last year, The Tartan published an article on a show that included the work from then sophomore, now junior art majors Jenna Houston and Kate Werth. In just a year’s time, stepping into the Frame Gallery for their most recent group exhibit, titled Guaranteed Fresh, the growth and maturity of their work is clear. The show has...

    Pillbox | March 6, 2017
  • Bloodlines

    Walking into the newest special exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum, painted by artist Firelei Baez and titled Bloodlines, is like walking into a magical garden. Gorgeous, powerful women gaze out at the viewer from every wall, surrounded by intricate textures and floral designs. Contrary to what a lot of people think of when they hear the words "contemporary art", the show is accessible, pullin...

    Pillbox | February 27, 2017
  • Mental health needs personalized problem solving, not buzz words

    There has been a lot of discussion about stress culture, mental health, and social support at CMU, and it is clear that people aren’t really sure what the best way to move forward is. Not even considering the issue of limited funding for mental health, there are so many factors in what it takes to create a mentally healthy environment and it would require a lot to move the discussion outside of ha...

    Forum | April 4, 2016
  • Mindfulness practice, yoga one clinical tool, not universal remedy

    Mental illness is a hard thing to talk about. It’s difficult because a person’s mental health is so incredibly personal and often a source of shame. What we’ve seen recently is that people are trying to be more open about having mental health conversations and discussing mental health care options. While this is really important, it’s also quite obvious that we’re far from where we need to be, and...

    Forum | February 15, 2016
  • YouTube beauty guru culture redefines beauty standards

    The culture of Youtube beauty gurus has exploded and surpasses the viewership of many forms of traditional media. These gurus are generally entrepreneurial women in their twenties trying to get in on the oversaturated beauty genre of new media. As role models in a platform that allows for greater diversity, they ideally offer the potential for expanding the concept of beauty, but also the potentia...

    Forum | January 25, 2016

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