Opinions

The Miscellany News Staff Editorial

By – 3 weeks ago

This week, the Editorial Board has dedicated these pages of the paper to make space for members of the Black community at Vassar who may have been affected by the…

Ableism neglected in popular organizing

By – 3 weeks ago

[Content warning: racist/ableist violence.] Ezell Ford was laying on the ground when Officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas shot him three times through the back. A 25-year-old Black man living…

Letter to the Editor

By Ferry Residents and Alumnae/i – 3 weeks ago

We are writing as current and past members of Vassar’s cooperative house, Ferry. We are greatly concerned by Vassar’s pending announcement that all Vassar students, including Ferry House members, will…

North Korea distorted in policy, media

By Sylvan Calko Perlmutter – 3 weeks ago

A few weeks ago, the international community was in tumult as news of the latest North Korean missile launch was announced, and the 24-hour news cycle spun its usual stories…

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

By Drew Solender – 4 weeks 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 – 4 weeks 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 – 4 weeks 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…