Day: February 8, 2017

Rabbi calls for religious groups to unify, take action

By Hanna Stasiuk – 1 year ago

On Saturday, Jan. 29, a mosque burned down in Victoria, Texas, devastating the local Muslim community. Indiviuals from the nearby B’Nai Israel Temple decided to help, recognizing the Muslim community’s…

Swim and Dive plagued with illness, heads to UNYSCSA

By Kelly Pushie – 1 year ago

The Vassar men’s swimming team lost a tough battle to Montclair State on Wednesday, Feb. 1. With multiple swimmers unable to compete due to illness, the Brewers faltered against the…

Super Bowl LI comeback reflects more than football

By Mack Liederman – 1 year ago

Everyone thought it was over. In Super Bowl LI, the Patriots were down 28-3 with just over 23 minutes to play. Tom Brady dejected, eyes wide, shoulders on his knees,…

New Year’s resolution for FIFA: ruin the World Cup

By Desmond Curran – 1 year ago

If FIFA were a person, what would their New Year’s resolution be? Perhaps they would wish to turn a new page after multiple scandals gripped their organization by starting an…

Democratic Party needs to embrace grassroots organizing

By Andrew Solender – 1 year ago

With the various protests, marches and rallies following the election and inauguration of President Trump, young people and liberals have served notice they wish to be a vocal and active…

Freedom of speech under attack in the era of Trump

By Dea Oviedo – 1 year ago

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s controversial policies, I felt compelled to share some of the thoughts I’ve had since the President got elected into office and the first…

Democrats must embrace working class

By Pieter Block – 1 year ago

In 2002, a book called “The Emerging Democratic Majority” was published by John Judis and Roy Teixeira. Its argument was simple: due to natural demographic shifts in the United States,…