Opinions

Senior Retrospective: Zander Bashaw

By Zander Bashaw – 4 months ago

Sitting down to write this Senior Retrospective pressed for time and without a concrete idea of where the piece is going, I find myself viscerally reminded of my time working…

Letter to the Editor

By Michelle Walsh – 5 months ago

As a former Division III student-athlete and as someone who has spent the last decade and a half working with student-athletes in higher education, our athletes’ well-being and overall experience…

Conflicts of identity, bias divide Vassar

By Nicholas Lee – 5 months ago

TW: This article discusses homophobia, assault, self-injury and suicide. When I came to Vassar, I was unaware of the difficulties that I would face navigating my identity as a white…

Former athlete calls for better oversight of VC Athletics

By Jessica Schwed – 5 months ago

As a former student-athlete at Vassar College, I recognize that coaches have the ability to significantly affect the lives of their players in so many different ways—both positively and negatively.…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Rui Meireles – 5 months ago

Forty thousand people died on U.S. roads last year. On top of that, traffic congestion cost the country a total of around $1 billion in delays and wasted fuel. You’d…

Stigma surrounding vocational education unwarranted

By Catherine Bither – 5 months ago

In American society, college is widely seen as the only way to attain a happy life. All across the country, high school students are taught that college is necessary for…