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Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Charles Arndt III – 2 months ago

The year was 1990, my junior year abroad. The place: a village outside Moscow. My Russian friends and I had decided to visit an acquaintance’s dacha (usually a small, garden-enclosed…

U.S. should not leave nuclear treaty with Russia

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 2 months ago

President Trump recently announced on Oct. 20 that he will withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), citing repeated Russian noncompliance with the Cold War era…

U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia need reevaluation

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 2 months ago

On Oct. 2, exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, to acquire divorce papers and was never seen again. Although his disappearance remains unsolved, Turkish…

Vassar should work to support Jewish community

By Jesser Horowitz – 2 months ago

[TW: This article discusses an anti-Semitic bias incident and mentions sexual assault.] During the weekend of Oct. 7, neo-Nazis associated with the Daily Stormer, an infamous alt-right website founded in…