Day: February 12, 2014

Smart incident reinforces racial biases

By LUKA LADAN – 8 years ago

When Marcus Smart, one of basketball’s biggest and brightest collegiate stars, placed two hands on Jeff Orr, a lifelong Texas Tech supporter, and rocked him back with a forceful shove,…

Pyne’s senior leadership inspires fellow teammates

By JONATHAN SAFIR – 8 years ago

For senior Joe Pyne, volleyball has afforded him opportunities he otherwise would not have had. The ability to play collegiate volleyball while also attending a top-notch liberal arts school was…

NFL must reflect after Sam’s decision

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 8 years ago

For the first time in my life, I am actually entertaining the idea of watching the NFL Draft. By that I mean following Twitter updates, or scouring the internet for…

Ham-Nye debate shows creationist fallacy

By LILY ELBAUM – 8 years ago

Last week, a video appeared on YouTube which got a considerable amount of press. It was posted by a user named “Answers in Genesis,” and it was a debate between…

West perception of Sochi games disappointing, obtuse

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

The first governing principles of the Olympic Charter reads as follows: ‘Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and…

Vassar ignores values behind ASA boycott

By NAOMI DANN & NICOLE MASSAD – 8 years ago

On behalf of Vassar College, President Hill and Dean Chenette recently denounced the boycott of Israeli academic institutions endorsed by academic associations such as the American Studies Association (ASA) and…

Letter to the Editor 2/13/14

By Ase Margrethe Hansen – 8 years ago

It´s been brought to my attention that Professor Joshua Schreier, in the Jan. 22 article “Office of the President Opposes Israel Boycott,” refers to Jews as a race. Comparing Israel…

Subway’s use of chemicals yields caution

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

“Eat fresh!” The slogan for Subway suggests that it provides food that is in its prime. Through commercials featuring weight-losing spokesperson Jared Fogle alongside a vaguely named, health-focused parent company…

Sochi’s $51 billion price an Olympic failure

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 8 years ago

Last Friday, Sochi launched the Winter Olympics with a bang, staging an opening ceremony that was impressively well put together given the bleak state of the city itself. If this…