Day: February 20, 2013

Tim Wise condemns ‘white obliviousness’

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 10 years ago

The thirteenth annual All College Day began on Monday with an all-campus lecture titled “Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism In An Age Of Backlash”...

Jail deal spotlights recidivism

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 10 years ago

For years the inmate population in Dutchess County has far surpassed the jail capacity, but not until recently have we seen a proposal to build a larger, more efficient facility…

Space rocks, sequestration offer chance for reflection

By LANE KISONAK – 10 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 – 10 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 – 10 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…

Response to WBC good, but with room for improvement

By THE EDITORS – 10 years ago

As members of the Vassar community have undoubtedly heard by now, the Westboro Baptist Church will picket Vassar next week for its open support of the LGBTQ community. After news…

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