Day: November 15, 2017

CARES advocates for breaking silence on abuse, violence

By CARES – 10 months ago

[Content warning: This article discusses sexual violence/assault.] Many people are still unclear about the nature of assault in regards to interpersonal violation. We want to raise awareness and educate the…

Org of the Week: Britomartis performs as tight-knit group

By Andrea Yang – 10 months ago

“Imagine I give you the 100 percent undiluted apple juice. What happens now? You have already suffered.” Last Saturday, the student theater troupe Britomartis presented “Shitty Little Umbrella,” a show…

Famed pitcher Roy Halladay dies in unexpected crash

By Robert Pinataro – 10 months ago

Last week on Nov. 7, former MLB pitcher and two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay passed away when he crashed his plane in the Gulf of Mexico. Former teammates,…

Anti-hate speech legislation ineffective

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 10 months ago

Debate over the censorship of offensive and hateful speech has been an important feature of American political discourse since the foundation of our republic. The temptation to censor has been…

Despite theft allegations, Ball freed from detainment

By Mack Liederman – 10 months ago

For three UCLA freshman basketball players, including high-profile LiAngelo Ball, a nightmare situation of detainment in China has finally come to a close. Last week, Ball, alongside fellow touted recruits…

DivestVC responds to recent trustee vote

By Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign – 10 months ago

For anyone unfamiliar with the history of the fossil fuel divestment campaign at Vassar, our six-year history encompasses unprecedented activism (culminating in the largest environmental action at Vassar, the May…

Trump’s flippancy toward climate change reprehensible

By Eilis Donohue – 10 months ago

From Nov. 6 to 17, the United Nations Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn, Germany. Representatives of nearly 200 nations are present to discuss how to make progress…

Why we play: Robin Corleto, Diving

By Robin Corleto – 10 months ago

Elementary and middle school was a lot. I was bullied for being the “fat kid,” having a “gay voice,” hanging out with only girls and speaking “weird” due to my…