Opinions

Decline in print journalism poses threat to democracy

By Catherine Bither – 3 months ago

We have become numb to extinction in the 21st century. We watch habitats and animals, once numerous and thriving, dissolve before our eyes. We witness the demise of entire generations…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Abigail Baird – 3 months ago

Why do teenagers do stupid things? While I object to the wording of this question, it is inevitably one of the first questions people ask when they find out that…

U.S. must recognize role of climate change in refugee influx

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 3 months ago

Recently, sympathetic media coverage of the Central American migrant “caravan” camped out at the United States-Mexico border has primarily focused on the threats of gang or state violence that forced…

Miranda Rights require revisions to eliminate coercion

By Jonas Trostle – 3 months ago

While delivering the opinion of the Supreme Court in the case Miranda v. Arizona, Chief Justice Earl Warren stated, “An individual swept from familiar surroundings into police custody, surrounded by…

President-elect AMLO offers ray of hope for Mexico

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 3 months ago

Observers dismayed by Brazil’s election of the far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro may find comfort in the coming ascension of leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, to the…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Justin Patch – 3 months ago

For the last two years and three months, players in the NFL have taken a knee during the national anthem. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is credited with…

Democrats must remain honest regarding stance on Israel

By Jesser Horowitz – 3 months ago

On Nov. 16, 2012, Democrat politician Ilhan Omar tweeted out an accusation against the state of Israel, stating, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help…

Letter to the Editor

By Access and DRC Executive Boards – 3 months ago

To the students of Vassar College, and the community at large, Last week, Sylvan Perlmutter ’19 wrote a powerful and heartbreaking account of his experience in the aftermath of the…