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Why I Run: Vidal Gutierrez

By Vidal Gutierrez – 6 months ago

When I was in middle school I didn’t understand what competitive running was. I just did it when my P.E. teacher told me to. It felt good. I was good…

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

By Francisco Andrade – 6 months 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,…

Winter travel reveals that less is Moorish

By Gillian Redstone – 6 months ago

What comes to mind when you think of visiting Spain? Probably tapas, flamenco, sangria and the cities most well known to tourists: central Madrid and to the north, Barcelona. But…

Quite Frankly

By Frankie Knuckles – 6 months ago

Hey Frankie, Just kidding. No one asked me a question this week, so I’m just going to shout into the abyss and hope it shouts back. Sincerely, Frustrated Frank Dear…

Education Fellows support, inspire East Coast students

By Duncan Aronson – 6 months ago

[Full Disclosure: Aronson participated in this program as an Urban Education Fellow.] Winter break is a time for students to distance themselves from school. How ironic is it that some…

Media misrepresents how shutdown harms prisoners

By Catherine Bither – 6 months ago

Following the recent government shutdown—the longest in U.S. history— thousands of federal employees went weeks without pay. For those struggling to survive paycheck-to-paycheck, the devastating shutdown caused many federal employees…

Four myths on Venezuela’s political crisis debunked

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 6 months ago

On Jan. 23, President of the Venezuelan National Assembly Juan Guaidó declared the government of Nicolás Maduro illegitimate and himself as interim president of the South American nation. The Organization…