Opinions

Space rocks, sequestration offer chance for reflection

By LANE KISONAK – 6 years ago

In about one week, a massive object is set to strike Washington, D.C., the effects of its impact rippling across the country. This object, whose official designation is Pub.L. 112-25…

Elitism besets U.S. Supreme Court bench

By JUAN THOMPSON – 6 years ago

When Sonia Sotomayor testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings in 2009 she had this to say about the idea of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court:…

On Feb. 28, WBC likely to conduct lethargic protest

By APRIL LEVINS – 6 years ago

According to their website, the Westboro Baptist Church has picketed the “mean streets of doomed america [sic]” for 1,130 weeks and have cumulatively lost exactly 0 nanoseconds of sleep over…

Fossil fuel divestment leads to lose-lose scenario for VC

By AASHIM USGAONKAR & ALEXANDER KOREN – 6 years ago

At its most recent meeting, VSA Council voted to table a resolution endorsing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, Vassar’s iteration of a movement to divest institutional endowments from fossil fuel…

Do Something VC fails to represent LGBTQ spectrum

By AJA BRADY-SAALFELD – 6 years ago

V assar is not nearly as queer friendly as it would lead people to believe. Everything I have ever experienced in the queer community has led me to the conclusion…

Male contraception makes promising steps

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 6 years ago

The Pill, vaginal rings, diaphragms, IUDs, birth control shots, female condoms, the Patch, implants, Plan B, and female sterilization. Aside from being various forms of birth control, these products have…

Social media helps VC beat WBC, keep up momentum

By JOSH SHERMAN – 6 years ago

One week from today, the Westboro Baptist Church has planned to descend upon Vassar in an action of hatred against our amazing campus. But it doesn’t matter. We’ve already won.…