Day: December 4, 2013

Catching Fire further alienates protagonist

By LILY SLOSS – 9 years ago

After my first viewing of the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, I felt emotionally assaulted. For the majority of the film, your eyes and ears endure an onslaught…

Biopic bland despite strong performances

By MAX ROOK – 9 years ago

Dallas Buyers Club tells the story of Ron Woodruff, a man who was behind one of the “buyers clubs” which arose in the late ’80s to provide medication for AIDS…

Kids enter into Gordon Ramsey’s Masterchef mix

By PALAK PATEL – 9 years ago

There’s nothing I love more than good reality television. It’s basically my bread and butter. With some of my favorite guilty pleasures winding down, though, I soon found myself in…

Amazon’s new drone tech shows little actual promise

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 9 years ago

This past Thanksgiving weekend has seen the aforementioned holiday, the beginning of Hanukkah, Black Friday, and also Cyber Monday. This merging of holidays and consumer shopping days marks the beginning…

VSA continues efforts in campus projects

By DEB STEINBERG – 9 years ago

We have almost made it through the fall semester! Congratuations! I wanted to take this opportunity to update you all on the Vassar Student Association’s (VSA) projects thus far this…

China Moonshot revives ethical spaceflight debate

By LILY ELBAUM – 9 years ago

Rather than discussing the hot topic of the moment—Thanksgiving and cultural appropriation—I’d like to talk about China, which has been out of the news a little bit lately. It has…

Ukraine continues to seek support of EU in recent times

By ZOE RIPECKY – 9 years ago

Ukraine means “borderland.” Throughout history, the country has fallen under a variety of powers and has often found itself split between east and west. For hundreds of years, eastern Ukraine…