Day: March 1, 2017

News Briefs March 2, 2017

By Steven Huynh – 1 year ago

Philadelphia passes controversial soda tax Philadelphia’s soda tax became effective on Jan. 1 of this year, gaining the already historic city recognition as one of only two places in the…

Vassar women’s tennis back(h)and better than ever

By Kelly Pushie – 1 year ago

The Vassar women’s tennis team is off to a strong 2-1 start as they begin their spring season. Securing wins against Muhlenberg College and RPI, the Brewers have only lost…

Squash waves goodbye to season after CSA championships

By Lindsay Wolk – 1 year ago

This past weekend, after competing in the College Squash Association (CSA) Championships in Lawrenceville, NJ, the women’s squash team concluded its 2016-2017 season. At the championships, the Brewers went 1-2…

Trans athletes succeed despite restrictive policies

By Mack Liederman – 1 year ago

On Feb. 25, a new champion of Texas girls’ high school wrestling stood on top of the highest podium. His name is Mack Beggs. Beggs is a 17-year-old transgender boy…

Sacking of Premier League manager misguided, early

By Desmond Curran – 1 year ago

In 2016, one of the greatest miracles in sports was achieved. And no, it wasn’t the Chicago Cubs winning the world series, the Cavaliers coming back from a 3-1 deficit…

Ableism neglected in popular organizing

By – 1 year ago

[Content warning: racist/ableist violence.] Ezell Ford was laying on the ground when Officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas shot him three times through the back. A 25-year-old Black man living…