Day: April 19, 2017

News Briefs April 20, 2017

By Dylan Smith – 5 months ago

Turkey passes government reform The Turkish government held a referendum on Sunday, April 17, voting to grant Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increased executive powers. Touted as governmental reform aimed…

Updates from the VSA April 20, 2017

By Calvin Lamothe – 5 months ago

VSA Elections Have Concluded–Meet Your New Senate! Last Thursday, after days of filing, campaigning, and then more campaigning after some unexpected technical difficulties, we announced the results of our 2017…

Vassar on par for(e) success at league championships

By Gabrielle Deitch – 5 months ago

As spring competition has picked up in recent weeks, the Vassar women’s golf team has competed in two invitationals: the Vassar College Invitational on April 8 and 9 and the…

Questionable World Cup bid uncovers more scandals

By Desmond Curran – 5 months ago

“Another day, another million dollars” -FIFA. Last year, thousands rejoiced–myself included–as the FBI busted several FIFA executives in spectacular fashion. The country without a glamorous soccer history, whose professional soccer…

Forget Harden, Westbrook deserves NBA MVP title

By Mack Liederman – 5 months ago

“What he has done has been historic in nature. He’s played with passion and pride and it’s really outstanding what he done in the way he did it.” Those were…

Discourse around Syrian intervention needs more nuance

By Sylvan Calko Perlmutter – 5 months ago

The established political factions of the United States nearly unanimously greeted the recent intervention in Syria, in the form of shooting 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at At Al Shayrat airfield,…