Day: February 6, 2019

Scientist vs. publisher: Sci-Hub reveals flaws in academia

By Steven Park – 2 weeks ago

At first glance, 23-year-old Alexandra Elbakyan seems like a typical science graduate student. Born and raised in Kazakhstan, Elbakyan spent her childhood reading books about dinosaurs and evolution and later…

Please stop giving Ted Bundy your attention

By Alice Woo – 2 weeks ago

Personal confession: I really enjoy true crime documentaries. The intrigue, the chase, the many twists and turns along the way—there is no denying the appeal of these shows and movies.…

Students all ears for ‘Baby Driver’

By Holly Shulman – 2 weeks ago

In the era of Netflix and Hulu, the idea of leaving the comfort of home and watching a movie with a room full of strangers can feel daunting and unnecessary.…

Nostalgic showtunes delight, cabaret engages audience

By Delila Ames – 2 weeks ago

Cabaret is a unique style of entertainment in which performers interact more heavily with their material than a performer might in a typical concert. A technique called “patter” breaks up…

Myth busted: Posse Retreat isn’t for training Bald Eagles

By Francisco Andrade – 2 weeks ago

Vassar College: a bustling melting pot of various ideas, backgrounds and Retreat sushi (take the “retreat” as a warning, trust me). Amongst all of Vassar’s many different groups and organizations,…