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Perpetua Tenibris on 28th Street:
Patterns of Racist Behavior in Greek-Letter Organizations at the University of Southern California
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Perpetua Tenibris on 28th Street: Patterns of Racist Behavior in Greek-Letter Organizations at the University of Southern California

By Giacomo Green, USC 22' On October 24th, 1988 the Daily Trojan reported that on the previous Thursday, several pledges of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity distributed flyers around the University of Southern California advertising a “Slave Auction”. These flyers included a ‘Fiji Man’ logo, a caricature of a slave

A Ballad and a Riot: Brooks’ Shift in Style and Her Exploration of a Budding Black Autonomy
Of Many Strands

A Ballad and a Riot: Brooks’ Shift in Style and Her Exploration of a Budding Black Autonomy

Written by Lydia Burleson, Yale 21'                                                                               Edited by Jisoo Choi, Yale 22' In the time before and during the Civil Rights Movement, Gwendolyn Brooks used her poetry to explore the shifting concept of Black agency, specifically the freedom of choice and movement for Black individuals within a white-dominated society. In

A Revised Narrative of Objects: Sterling Library’s 1945 Gifts of Yale Association of Japan and Asakawa Kan’ichi’s Compromised Vision of an Asian Museum
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A Revised Narrative of Objects: Sterling Library’s 1945 Gifts of Yale Association of Japan and Asakawa Kan’ichi’s Compromised Vision of an Asian Museum

Written by Isabella Yang, Yale 21'Edited By Lica Porcile, Yale 21' Tucked in the corner of a mezzanine-level bookshelf in Sterling Library’s East Asia Reading Room is an aged book with dark covers; on its spine are printed the simple words “Gifts of Yale Association of Japan.”[i] A

“In Search after Lewd women”: Prostitution, Womanhood and Morality in Early Modern London
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“In Search after Lewd women”: Prostitution, Womanhood and Morality in Early Modern London

Written By Marcus McKee, Yale 22'Edited By Natalie Simpson, Yale 23' Prostitution was abounding in Early Modern London, as poor ‘nightwalkers’ roamed the seedier neighborhoods and high-class courtesans entertained the upper nobility. Prostitution was not only the work of females, with various accounts of so-called “molly houses” in which men