34th Street Magazine is part of a student-run nonprofit.

Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site.

Focus

It's Time to Move Past Choice Feminism

Mainstream feminism is preventing our liberation from the patriarchy. 

by REMA BHAT

Stitch it to the Patriarchy Marks a New Epoch in Activist Fashion

The women–owned small business is changing the community from the ground up, one embroidered sweater at a time.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

The Madonna–Whore Complex Puts Women in Danger

The dichotomy of "pure" versus "sexual" can harbor serious consequences for women. 

by REMA BHAT

The Anti–Vax Movement, Explained

Anti–vaxxers have been in the public sphere since the 1800s, but today, they have a new weapon in their arsenal: social media.

by AIDAH QURESHI

Anti–Asian Racism in the NBA and the Plague of Transactional Activism

How Jeremy Lin's career highlights our flawed discussions of anti–Asian racism in the NBA. 

by KATHRYN XU

Dear Penn: Call Donald Trump Out By Name

Penn’s statement on the Capitol riots isn’t just disappointing, but also dangerously validating. 

by KIRA WANG

What's in a Name?

Exploring the 2020 referendum to change Rhode Island's name

by JILLIAN LOMBARDI

The Year of Apoliticism: How 2020 Has Made Apathy Easy

As 2020 finishes burning, we turn to Holden Caulfield to understand why it was so easy not to care.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

We Need to Stop Stanning Politicians

Politicians should focus on advocacy, not being relatable meme queens.

by KIRA WANG

Coping with the Social Anxiety Pandemic

Why our social interactions are starting to feel more uncomfortable and how to prevent it.

by SARIKA RAU

The Fox–Eye Trend Isn’t Cute—It’s Racist

To Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and many others: our eyes are not your trend.

by KIRA WANG

Gen Z's Coping Mechanism is Humor

How the generation turns to memes and jokes to address their growing disillusionment with society. 

by JESSICA XU

The Problematic History of Disney

How the beloved company has failed us in the past

by JULIA ESPOSITO

The Rise of Genderless Fashion

From Prince to couture, can Gen Z imagine a world where gendered clothing is obsolete? 

by ALICE HEYEH

The Pope Isn’t As LGBTQ Friendly as People Think

The Pope's recent pledge of support for same–sex civil unions is not what it appears to be. 

by JULIA ESPOSITO

On Mandatory Participation Policies—And Why They Can be Damaging To Mental Health

How the virtual classroom can be a scary place for students.

by AAKRUTI GANESHAN

Does Anyone Remember the Iraq War? Well, 'Blowback' does.

The podcast, Blowback, holds nothing back—and this includes discussing the Iraq War.

by ASHNA YAKOOB

Rethinking Your Black Friday Shopping List

Don’t be fooled by brands suddenly claiming to be following eco–friendly practices.

by SARIKA RAU

How Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation May Affect Marriage Equality

And why the setup of the Supreme Court seriously needs to be re-evaluated.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Election 2020: Four Years Undone in Four Days?

Street examines how a buildup of civic engagement catapulted Biden to victory.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

PennConnects

Most Read