Opinions

VC not alone in debate over ethics of animal slaughter

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 7 years ago

Over one month ago, the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve (VFEP) alerted all Vassar students to the college’s second culling of white-tailed deer on the VFEP’s land, scheduled to take…

Trigger warnings do not restrict choice

By MATT HARVEY – 7 years ago

I have encountered a variety of negative responses to VSA Resolution 27-4, which was passed by VSA Council on Sunday, Dec. 2. The resolution stated that Council would seek to…

Vassar must take lead in fossil fuel divestment

By GABE DUNSMITH, JILLIAN GUENTHER and CELIA CASTELLAN – 7 years ago

The Vassar Greens, having launched a campaign this year to encourage Vassar to divest from fossil fuels, are thankful for last week’s coverage in the Miscellany News (“Greens push for…

Rejecting triggers ignores trauma’s lasting memories

By KAYLEE KNOWLES and FAREN TANG – 7 years ago

In response to many of the negative reactions to the VSA’s resolution in support of the use of trigger warnings, we would like to clarify what triggers are, how they…

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