Jesse Bernstein
Senior Staff
Class of 2018
Jesse is an English major from Dresher, Pennsylvania. He writes for Opinions, Arts & Entertainment, Sports, and Humor.

Articles by Jesse

Queer Ball lets students be themselves

At the Pride Network’s first-ever Queer Ball this past Saturday, students felt free to dress how they wanted, and to take whoever they wanted as dates, too.

Roy Halladay and the stakes of sport versus reality

Roy Halladay was a great pitcher. It sounds sort of banal to say, but it’s the number-one truth of his career.

What is triggering, really?

Michael Haneke made the movie “Funny Games” twice, once in Austria, and then again in America. The latter is a…

Raoul Peck talks back

Following the screening of his documentary "I Am Not Your Negro", Peck took a few minutes to speak before he took questions from the crowd.

‘Young Sheldon’: Who hath wrought this fresh hell?

Sheldon is a wholly detestable character. At no point does he inspire any sort of empathy from the audience. You find yourself rooting for him to be bullied.

Norris and Scott pair business with basketball in book

Charles Norris, a long-time executive at Fortune 500 companies, and Byron Scott, a future member of the NBA Hall of Fame, make an odd pair, something that they’re keenly aware of.

Nationwide, professors concerned by UR’s handling of Jaeger

One professor said that, based on the results of similar situations, she’d be surprised if President Seligman doesn’t resign.

Pawlicki hopes to regain ‘Most Reviled’ title

“Last week I was still considered the most repugnant person on campus. Now? I can’t even get sneered at in the hallway.”

LCD Soundsystem resurrects the ‘American Dream’

That LCD Soundsystem’s newest album is as good as anything they made before their  self-imposed exile began back in 2011 is almost not worth saying.

Students struck by Harvey find support at school

One effort underway is a partnership between the Burgett Intercultural Center, some Greek life groups, students from the River and Eastman campuses, and local organizations to put on a benefit concert in late October.