Violating the Privilege Binary

By Dominic Gregorio A couple months ago, I opened up about the intersectional oppression I face here at Penn. However, as the semester has progressed, I have meditated on my experiences. I have received sparse yet impactful criticism for my confessions, which I feel prepared to unpack. I have dug deeper into my identity, and … Continue reading Violating the Privilege Binary

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Huntsman Speaks on U.S.-China Relations at Penn

Jon Huntsman, Jr., Penn alum and former governor of Utah, spoke at Huntsman Hall on February 15 in a forum titled U.S. and China: Where We Go From Here. Huntsman participated in a question and answer session on U.S.-China relations based on his public service experience, which has ranged from working as staff assistant for … Continue reading Huntsman Speaks on U.S.-China Relations at Penn

Intersectionally Oppressed: My First Semester at Penn

One semester under my belt at Penn, and I can tell it’s going to be a long ride. When I first made the excruciating decision to attend an Ivy League university, I knew what I was signing up for. I knew which identities I’d be carrying with me. I knew it’d be hard academically, of … Continue reading Intersectionally Oppressed: My First Semester at Penn

How to Tell if That Clump of Cells is Alive

“True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting; it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrongdoing by its prohibitions...Whoever disobeys is fleeing from himself and denying his human nature, and by reason of this very fact he will suffer the worst penalties, even … Continue reading How to Tell if That Clump of Cells is Alive

Penn Students Hold ‘Solidarity Walk’ to Protest Trump Victory

“Overcome.” “Love trumps hate.” “We go high, they go low.” “What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now.” “The people, united, will never be defeated.” These are a few of the messages University of Pennsylvania students chanted loud and clear during a “Solidarity Walk” the day after the election of one of … Continue reading Penn Students Hold ‘Solidarity Walk’ to Protest Trump Victory

Oh Yes, I Am a Trump Supporter

Yes, I am an ever-exotic Ivy League Republican. No, Donald Trump is not a perfect conservative. Yes, I am still voting for him. Surely those in the party who have declined to do so have noticed that Hillary Clinton is no ideologically pure adherent to liberalism. Yet if elected, she has pledged to lead the … Continue reading Oh Yes, I Am a Trump Supporter