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“Green Book” Continues Old Tropes and Tired Racial Narratives

“Green Book” Continues Old Tropes and Tired Racial Narratives

By Josh Petersen

November 19, 2018

  The Academy Award season is officially upon us, which means that it’s time for an Oscar-friendly historical drama about race relations. Most recent years have one: “Hidden Figures” in 2016 or “The Help” in 2011 or “The Blind Side” in 2009. You probably know the drill. The film...

Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

By Shaelyn Barber

April 8, 2018

Among old belt-buckles, wooden furniture, yard appliances and music records, I found gold at a yard sale — a copy of Life Magazine from Sept. 15, 1947. It’s brimming with history, a time capsule of what life was like almost 71 years ago. So begins, “Life in 1947,” a series discussing the fascinating...

Ragnar Relay is a Runner’s Dream

Ragnar Relay is a Runner’s Dream

April 8, 2015

So you fancy yourself a bit of a runner? You’re a fan of carb loading. You idolize Forrest Gump. You can’t stop listening to “Eye of the Tiger.” And you’ve nicknamed yourself Usain Bolt. If this sums up your life, you might want to put together a team and join the Ragnar Relay. It’s a 2...

How to Eat so that a Marathon Doesn’t Kill You

How to Eat so that a Marathon Doesn’t Kill You

April 8, 2015

So you want to run a marathon? That’s great. Really, you are an exquisite specimen of the human race. You are also insane. I mean, you’re aware that the first person who ran a marathon nonstop died instantly, right? According to legend, Pheidippides burst into the assembly at Athens and said, “W...

Princeton Speaker Addresses Racial Inequality for MLK Week

Princeton Speaker Addresses Racial Inequality for MLK Week

January 22, 2015

  On Thursday, the U will host Imani Perry, a professor from the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, to give a keynote address on Martin Luther King Jr. The speech will take place at the end of the U’s MLK Week celebration. Perry’s talk, titled “Do Black Lives Matt...

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