Opinions

VC must contemplate consequences of meat consumption

By Bryan Fotino – 2 months ago

As Vassar students, we strive to create positive change in our greedy, racist and ultimately destructive society. But can we meet this goal when we fill our bodies with exploited…

The robot revolution is athletic

By Professor John Long Jr – 2 months ago

Those of us who build robots used to be jocular when friends and family, looking for the insider’s perspective, asked whether robots were going to take over. “No worries!” I’d…

Suffocating campus culture stifles students, hinders rest

By Catherine Bither – 2 months ago

College can be suffocating, especially when living on-campus, as the majority of Vassar students do. Sometimes, it can be difficult to separate spaces of work from spaces of relaxation. Seeing…

Women’s March must spurn anti-Semitism

By – 2 months ago

In February 2018, social commentator Louis Farrakhan gave the keynote address for the Nation of Islam, a radical political and religious movement, at their national convention. As the leader of…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Professor Wendy Graham – 2 months ago

Wendy Graham, author of “Critics, Coteries, and Pre-Raphaelite Celebrity” (Columbia, 2017), explains her fascination with the Fleshly School controversy (1871-2), a highbrow debate leavened with tabloid quality scandal. Demonstrating the…