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

Film Review: “An Inconvenient Sequel”

By Toren Arginteanu Self-proclaimed "man who used to be the next president" Al Gore is releasing an "Inconvenient Sequel" to his award-winning 2006 documentary "An Inconvenient Truth." The trailer was recently released, and the film itself will be released later this year. Gore and his original film have been overwhelmingly lauded for his predictions that … Continue reading Film Review: “An Inconvenient Sequel”

#NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Protests have already begun after Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture last night in a shocking victory at the Academy Awards. Going into the ceremony, La La Land led the field with 14 Oscar nominations, tying All About Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997) for the most Oscar nominations in history.  News outlets from Business … Continue reading #NotMyBestPicture: Protests Erupt Nationwide After Moonlight Claims Best Picture at Oscars

Fidel Castro’s 8 Finest Achievements

Fidel Castro's recent death has been hailed by countless Cuban refugees as a sign that the brutal socialist regime that tortured and murdered their families may someday come to an end. But many white leftists, from Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau to British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, have a vastly different view of him. … Continue reading Fidel Castro’s 8 Finest Achievements

7 Tips for Finding Jesus After Reading 34th Street Magazine

The following article was written on behalf of the entire Statesman staff. Another school year is beginning - pleasantly accented by the freshly-cut green grass on the ground, the leaves getting ready to change color and cascade gracefully to the ground...and the fetid stench of the slow decay of society’s morals emanating from a monstrous … Continue reading 7 Tips for Finding Jesus After Reading 34th Street Magazine