Opinions

Trump not pro business, instead pro-Trump’s business

By Drew Solender – 1 day ago

At a meeting of the Vassar Democrats, it was suggested that Donald Trump is a “pro-business conservative.” While it is laughable to describe Trump as a conservative, it is astronomically…

Anti-vaccination movements must stop

By Jesser Horowitz – 1 day ago

Last year, Robert De Niro decided to screen a documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival that purported to have found a connection between vaccines and autism. The film, “Vaxxed: From…

An obituary to Campus Patrol, 1969-2017

By Thomas Racek – 1 day ago

Since 1969, Campus Patrol has been one of the longest running and largest student run organizations in Vassar’s history. Yet in May of 2017, after 48 years of history and…

Alternative facts: why worry?

By Don Foster – 1 week ago

Editor’s note: This is a response to “More nuance needed in discussion of Vassar’s finances,” written by Joshua Sherman ’16 published in the Opinions Section on Feb. 1, 2017. Sherman’s…

Trump’s rhetoric may have saved PRI

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 1 week ago

For all of Trump’s posturing and threats against Mexico, he might have saved the ruling party, PRI, from certain defeat in the next elections. Enrique Peña Nieto, the current president…