Opinions

Alternative facts: why worry?

By Don Foster – 1 month 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 month 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…

Political discourse requires more nuance

By Andrew Solender – 1 month ago

If you have discussed or witnessed any discussion on politics since the beginning of the Trump era, you will have noticed that something is missing. Maybe it’s all the ad…

Democratic Party needs to embrace grassroots organizing

By Andrew Solender – 1 month ago

With the various protests, marches and rallies following the election and inauguration of President Trump, young people and liberals have served notice they wish to be a vocal and active…

Freedom of speech under attack in the era of Trump

By Dea Oviedo – 1 month ago

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s controversial policies, I felt compelled to share some of the thoughts I’ve had since the President got elected into office and the first…