Day: November 12, 2014

Media portrayal of diseases inflates truth

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

As we continue to read reports on Ebola, another disease, Chagas, is starting to gain national attention. Chagas, a tropical parasitic disease that is also sometimes referred to as the…

Justice denied for citizens of Bhopal, India

By UDBHAV AGARWAL – 6 years ago

“A succession of warrants and civil subpoenas followed over the years, but the U.S. Government refused to contemplate his extradition. Anderson remained almost invisible at secluded homes in Greenwich, the…

Black Friday behavior reveals disregard for workforce

By SOPHIA BURNS – 6 years ago

As soon as November began, college students began the countdown to Thanksgiving break—a short but much-needed respite from classes and a chance to eat a home-cooked meal in a familiar…

Assisted suicide merits must be examined

By SARAH SANDLER – 6 years ago

Trigger warning: This piece contains discussion on assisted suicide.   Marijuana, same-sex marriage and abortion are just some of the controversial issues about which Americans frequently debate whether are not…

BurgerFi ethics need second look

By VASSAR ANIMAL RIGHTS COALITION – 6 years ago

The opening of BurgerFi has initially been exciting for many in our community. The Vassar Animal Rights Coalition (VARC) invites readers of The Miscellany News to take a second look…

Newman organizes department, creates cinematic stories

By CHARLES LYONS – 6 years ago

David Newman ’15 can often be seen traversing Vassar’s campus, messenger bag on his shoulder, going from location to location but always orbiting the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film.…

Nolan’s continuation of detached visual style disappoints

By CHARLES LYONS – 6 years ago

“Very graceful” “No…but very efficient” So goes an interaction between two characters midway through Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar,” a film which manages neither grace nor efficiency in its practical-minded staidness and…

Rom-coms too formulaic for long-term TV success

By PALAK PATEL – 6 years ago

With the extreme success of Mindy Kaling’s brainchild “The Mindy Project” last season, TV producers decided to finally jump onto the bandwagon I personally have been riding for my entire…