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Yasmina Cabrera

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Reflecting on Black Previews: On creating space and receiving students with love

Reflecting on Black Previews: On creating space and receiving students with love

April 24, 2019

Ubuntu: I am because we are. On Tuesday, as prospective students began to arrive for Previews, they witnessed the beginning of something that they probably hadn’t seen on any other college campus;...

The Academy’s blunders: On impactful firsts and repeated mistakes at the Oscars

The Academy’s blunders: On impactful firsts and repeated mistakes at the Oscars

February 27, 2019

The 91st Academy Awards closed out the awards season with a night of honorable firsts as well as predictable blunders. The ceremony began at a high point as the glowing Regina King earned her first Oscar...

Activist, director, rapper, screenwriter, musician and filmmaker Boots Riley spoke in Paresky Auditorium as this years Black History Month keynote. SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR

Boots Riley delivers Black History Month keynote

February 13, 2019

Award-winning director speaks on film career, racism, political education and activism Activist, director, rapper, screenwriter, musician and filmmaker Boots Riley spoke in Paresky Auditorium as this...

Glynda Carr discussed activism and voter supression at the Let My People Vote screening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Sabrine Brismeur/Photo Editor.

Glynda Carr speaks on voter supression, political activism

January 23, 2019

Glynda Carr discussed activism and voter supression at the Let My People Vote screening on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Sabrine Brismeur/Photo Editor. A special screening of Let My People Vote, a documentary...

Raising Hell enraptures audience with witty, absurd antics

“Raising Hell” enraptures audience with witty, absurd antics

December 5, 2018

At 8 p.m. last Friday night, students piled into Paresky Auditorium for the Perennial Amateur Convention’s (PAC) fall comedy show, Raising Hell, which consisted of a few introductory stand-up acts...

Hasan Minhaj expands the late-night genre with Patriot Act

Hasan Minhaj expands the late-night genre with Patriot Act

November 14, 2018

“Look, I’m not gonna get my humanity from Bill f*cking Clinton,” Hasan Minhaj said. “He’s just not gonna understand where I’m coming from, my point of view, the things my community has had...

Steven Pinker argued that the Enlightenment has ushered in a golden age of human prosperity through reason, science, humanism and progress.
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Steven Pinker speaks on Enlightenment

September 26, 2018

On Thursday night, Steven Pinker, cognitive psychologist and author of Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress, gave a lecture of the same title in Chapin Hall. The event...

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