Millions March: A Photo Essay

Millions March: A Photo Essay

On Saturday, December 14, 2014, tens of thousands of Americans invested in fighting police brutality and promoting justice converged on Washington Square Park, marching up to 31st street and then down to the Civic Center to rally in front of the NYPD headquarters.
Spray It, Don't Say It

Spray It, Don’t Say It

The first graffiti I ever saw were unremarkable messages etched into my middle school’s peeling wooden desks: people’s initials conjoined inside hearts, a mysterious pointy S shape, and invitations to “put an x if youre bored.”
The BMW Dealership of Benares

The BMW Dealership of Benares

"There is a BMW dealership in Benares now,” I tell a friend over Skype, “just outside the airport.”
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Sexy Exciting Title

On Monday, December 7th, two seasoned reporters from the Nassau Weekly got the scoop on the Warwick Rowing Team of Warwick Rowers Calendar fame. The rowers release a naked calendar each year to raise money for the team. The proceeds now also go to the Sport Allies campaign, a registered charity the Warwick Rowers founded...
Comic Sans Can't Breathe

Comic Sans Can’t Breathe

On Saturday December 6th, Chicago Bulls player Derrick Rose initiated a particular form of public protest and solidarity when he wore a shirt emblazoned with the phrase “I CAN’T BREATHE” before the Bulls’ game against the Golden State Warriors.
The Blame Game

The Blame Game

On November 4th, news broke that a student allegedly distributed a photo of a sexual act that occurred at Tiger Inn.
No Life but in Things

No Life but in Things

Imagine, for a moment, that you are dead—dead not for a day or a year, but dead for many centuries.

The Room is Spinning

It is 3 a.m and there is Advil by my bed. My phone is on my pillow. I have told four separate friends to text me when they get home, but I may fall asleep before they do. I didn’t know whether I was bringing anyone home tonight, but I made my bed just in...
The Personal is the Professional

The Personal is the Professional

I joined LinkedIn the summer before sophomore year. I had just started my first “real” internship, a public relations gig at a radio station in Boston, and felt remarkably grown-up sitting in a cubicle in black pumps and a pencil skirt.
Racism as a Cultural Condition

Racism as a Cultural Condition

Racism is a problem that we must confront wherever we produce and experience culture.

Racial Profile

Before I saw a protest on the night of the Ferguson verdict, I was a cynic who idly by and did nothing but criticize as my brothers and sisters fought for change.
Canal

Canal

The doctor began to probe the inside of my ear with a stiff stick-shaped ear cleaner made of slender surgical steel.
Soul Music

Soul Music

Hundreds of people are crammed into a tiny room and the room is pulsating—not in a figurative, metaphorical sense, but literally. Bodies bounce against each other, arms and legs thrash out angularly, and heads bang in unison.
Carpe Campus

Carpe Campus

Any place that is affectionately known as the “Best Damn Place of All” cannot continue to be when bad things happen behind the FitzRandolph gates, and it gets even more difficult when the buildings themselves start yelling back.

What Does it Mean When You Vote for a Joke Candidate?

In the first week of December, joke ticket Will Gansa will face off with Ella Cheng in a run-off election for Princeton’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President. Gansa, running on a platform of waffle fries, ripe fruit, and ‘bike reform,’ won 44% of the popular vote to Cheng’s 32%, in the first round of elections...