Opinions

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…

Students who are looking to build start-ups: be wary

By HELOISE MERCIER – 6 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg: 21; Nick d’Aloisio: 17; Kevin Systrom: 28; Caterina Fake: 33; Jack Dorsey: 30. These are the ages at which the founders of Facebook, Summly, Instagram, Flickr and Twitter…

Learning is about more than textbooks

By HARRISON REMLER – 6 years ago

Last week my political science professor assigned a challenging task for the class to consider over the weekend: He asked we evaluate the idea of “teaching.” He wanted us to…

Sleep hard to come by in the typical college life

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 6 years ago

Sleep. If I were to conduct a survey, asking Vassar students—or any college student for that matter—what they don’t get enough of, it would probably be sleep. In fact, when…

College must provide smoking cessation resources

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

Last week, the Committee on College Life (CCL) voted to implement a campus-wide smoking ban by July 2015. The vote followed a recent student survey administered by CCL, which concluded…

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