SNL’s Chris Redd Roasts Big Red

Statler Auditorium was packed on March 6 for the Cornell University Program Board’s comedy event starring Saturday Night Live repertory player, Chris Redd.

DERY | The Cornell Superiority Complex: Chosen, yet Confining

Dealing with stigma is a battle everyone fights to varying degrees, and the school we choose to attend is a rather minor one at that. Yet, the very fact that this label is unimportant in the long run adds an element of contradiction to the superiority complex we inherit. After all, we choose to come here ourselves, and we should own up to any benefits or detriments that come out of that choice. 

SWAN | A High Tech Minstrel Show

Kanye West’s comment about a “lack of male energy,” in both his childhood home and his current extended family, stood out to me, as I thought it might convey something about the formation of black, masculine identity at this point in the hip-hop era.