FILM & TV
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The Politics of 'Papers, Please': Border Control and Biological Essentialism
Lucas Pope’s 2013 release is an empathy game with the typical messy moralities of video games.
October 21, 2020 at 7:04 pm
The Gentrification of Fashion: Re–Selling on Depop
Price–gouging and fast–fashion shaming render sustainability exclusive.
October 20, 2020 at 2:14 pm
Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia—But You Still Need to Vote.
Despite Trump's claims of corrupt mail–in ballots, you should vote.
October 13, 2020 at 10:17 am
Our Altered Relationship with Time
What happens when pandemic time meets the Penn semester calendar?
October 11, 2020 at 10:13 pm
Penn Debate Society Evaluates the First Presidential Debate
Both candidates have strong ties to Penn, but would they have made the debate team?
October 11, 2020 at 8:26 pm
Hello Kitty ACAB: The Aestheticization of Politics
"Woke" memes aren't the flex you think they are.
October 9, 2020 at 6:09 pm
An Open Letter to 'Saturday Night Live': Don't Joke About the Debate
Because it's just not funny anymore.
October 3, 2020 at 1:15 pm
Asian Arts Initiative Raises Money for USPS with Pen Pals Project
As USPS faces pressure to perform amid financial constraints, this project merges art activism with the need for communication to buoy the social service.
September 29, 2020 at 5:20 pm
An Ode to The Crazy Woman
The reduction of a woman's identity to a merely dismissive adjective is a trope as old as time.
September 28, 2020 at 10:42 pm
Queer Dating On Campus: What It’s Like for Lady–Loving Ladies
A recently re–shaped social club, Sappho, aims to create a safe space for Queer women.
September 24, 2020 at 4:19 pm
What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?
A conversation about allyship with four of Penn’s powerful Black voices about how the Penn community—and world at large—can ensure anti–racism is a movement, not a moment.
September 19, 2020 at 10:38 pm
Regressive or Radical? An Insight Into the Debate Surrounding OnlyFans
How misogyny plagues the way in which women are allowed to take ownership of their bodies and identities.
September 18, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Making Worlds is Making Strides Towards Inclusivity
This local bookseller has found a silver lining among the summer's chaos: People are thirsty for books.
September 15, 2020 at 6:43 pm
Why Upperclassmen Should Check Out This Year’s Penn Reading Project
James Baldwin's "My Dungeon Shook" reminds readers that the America of the 1960s isn't all that different from today's.
September 10, 2020 at 7:12 pm
How Diverse Podcasts Make Film and Television Look Bland
Fiction podcasts regularly integrate diversity and queerness in their stories. Why can't mainstream entertainment catch up?
September 4, 2020 at 5:23 pm
Singapore Is Fighting a War Against Reality
How the country's residents experience privilege at the cost of propaganda.
September 3, 2020 at 3:52 pm
How #BLM is Reshaping Major League Baseball
As the MLB shows support for the Black Lives Matter Movement, many are questioning whether or not it's enough.
September 2, 2020 at 10:11 pm
Word on the street
Toni Morrison’s 'Tar Baby': What’s Love Got to Do With It?
Is pain a part of love? For Black women in relationships, it’s often inescapable and normalized.
August 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
Wharton alum Evan Thomas reconciles faith and identity on his debut album, ‘Foundations’
Though Evan Thomas just graduated Penn, he's already in the midst of a new phase of his life: making music
July 31, 2020 at 10:30 am
Paintru: The Startup That Immortalizes Memories
Paintru is revolutionizing the way to get custom artwork— all the while fostering community in Wharton and beyond.
July 21, 2020 at 7:03 pm
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