Opinions

Arabic Studies are in need of more resources, classes

By SAUL ULLOA – 6 years ago

Vassar has offered classes in the Arabic language since 2003, when Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Mootacem Mhiri was asked to begin teaching the language to students here. During…

Existential crisis underway in debate over austerity

By LANE KISONAK – 6 years ago

On Twitter there is a novelty account that goes by the handle @ECONOMISTHULK. Economist Hulk is a potent symbol of our era, when political leaders forsake empirical evidence for ideology,…

Nearing end of semester, we must say our farewells

By HARRISON REMLER – 6 years ago

It’s very easy to find oneself grasping for footing in the midst of the final two weeks of the spring semester. For freshmen the daunting sights and sounds of their…

Ag-gag laws restrict visibility, skew view on food

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 6 years ago

If your Poli Sci professor asked you to guess who the FBI has deemed as the nation’s top domestic terrorism threat, would you perhaps answer the Ku Klux Klan? Perhaps…

VC must broaden awareness of Native American issues

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

On April 17, a group of Native Americans from the Oglala Lakota Nation drove a small trailer from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to Washington D.C. Their journey…

MSU student offers unique view of Vassar community

By WILLIAM DRISCOLL – 6 years ago

When I first visited Vassar, I never gave the college itself much thought; I was just excited to visit my girlfriend. Plus, I assumed all college campuses were the same—a…

SWUG language shows poor perception of culture

By MARA GERSON – 6 years ago

I recently received an email from a girlfriend with a link to an article in The Cut, an online section of New York Magazine geared towards young women. The article…

Vassar student spaces require upgrades

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

For several years now, there have been plans for the Barnes & Noble located within the College Center to relocate off campus. The store, originally looking to take up space…

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