Day: February 12, 2014

Letter to the Editor 2/13/14

By KAREN RAPPAPORT – 8 years ago

When Remi Kanazi, a Palestinian-American activist and poet who spoke at Vassar on January 28, says one “cannot simultaneously talk about peace and support the Israeli state,” he is saying Israel…

Wordsmiths, Helicon platforms for poetic expression

By ISABELLA DELEO – 8 years ago

For many writers on campus, the importance of poetry cannot be stressed enough. “People write poetry to survive,” said Leonel Torres, co-president of Wordsmiths, a campus group that promotes both…

Punk band explores transgender realities

By MAX ROOK – 8 years ago

The latest album from punk band Against Me! immediately announces itself as something unlike most American popular music with its title: Transgender Dysphoria Blues. It’s a title that grabs your…

Dunham’s absurdity best read as satire

By LILY SLOSS – 8 years ago

Quiz: Which Girls character said each line in Sunday’s episode, “Free Snacks?” 1. “So? It’s chic.” 2. “He’s so stupid I’m worried our children like wouldn’t get into preschool.” 3.…