Day: October 1, 2014

Masterful pitching defines MLB

By ELI VARGAS – 7 years ago

Baseball may still be in a state of flux after the fallout from the steroid era, because there are no longer muscle-bound hitters smashing balls over fences as the earth…

CrossFit games provide fitness alternative

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

Over the summer ESPN devoted a lot of their airtime to a new phenomenon known as the Crossfit Games. CrossFit is a fitness craze that has become increasingly popular over…

VSA actions must reflect accessibility goals

By CHRISTOPHER BROWN – 7 years ago

I’ll preface this by saying that I am a firm believer that the Vassar Student Association (VSA) has the ability to make legitimate change. As the representative body for the…

Gender equality a larger societal issue

By UDBHAV AGARWAL – 7 years ago

I do not remember exactly when it happened, but somewhere over the last 18 years, I was told—not explicitly, though—that when I grow up, I will take care of my…

New texting gun aims to make roads safer

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

There is a lot of rhetoric surrounding texting while driving and the effects it can potentially have on the lives of those involved in the act. Whether it be from…

Science, religion hold clashing ideologies

By CHRISTOPHER DIETZ – 7 years ago

There was an article published in The New York Times the other day called “God, Darwin and My Biology Class” by David P. Barash, a Professor of Psychology and Evolutionary…

HeForShe inherently patriarchal

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

What Emma Watson’s audience has failed to realize in the wake of her September 20 UN speech addressing gender inequality is that the HeForShe campaign is hardly groundbreaking—if anything, the…

Coffee culture differs among countries

By TOMAS GUARNIZO – 7 years ago

From a very early age, coffee has been almost an essential part of my life. I would start my day by drinking “café con leche” and end it the same…