Vidya Srinivasan

Vidya Srinivasan is a senior majoring in international relations. She can be reached at vidya.srinivasan@tufts.edu or on Twitter @vidyals.

Don’t you cry

Only four months in, I’ve encountered a serious contender for the best episode of television I’ll watch in 2016. This week, my world was rocked by a cinematic, heartbreaking script brought to...

‘Let’s touch God’

For the show that inspired me to apply for this column slot in the first place, it’s sure proved difficult to write about “Friday Night Lights” (2006-2011). Seriously — I put it off...

What are “pipe dreams?”

In one of my earlier columns this semester, I may have mentioned a certain fondness for competition. It should, therefore, come as little surprise that in late January, I was among 70,000 intrepid...

Screen Time: The Mascot

Over spring break, the CW did a thing. Characters on both “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” and “Jane the Virgin,” which air back-to-back on Monday nights, explicitly interrogated whether their women-led...

Tell me you’re seeing this too

Of all my millennial idiosyncrasies, the most think piece worthy is undoubtedly my penchant for watching TV alone, but not really alone. From the childhood friend who traded play-by-play TextEdits...

Reshop, Heda

Writer’s note: massive “The 100″ spoilers ahead. Plan to start? A couple weeks behind? Open this in a new tab and come back to me after 3.07. You guys, I’m in mourning. This week,...

Screen Time: Monsters next door

Sometimes, TV can be a bit like pizza. Bear with me here. Everyone likes it. But, really, have you ever met anyone who likes exactly what you like? For exactly the same reasons? No, which gives rise...

Screen Time: Pilot

I’m at my grandfather’s old flat tucked within a sprawling hospital complex in the heart of Chennai. It’s 3 a.m., and everyone else has kicked their jetlag and figured out how to sleep through...

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