Day: April 1, 2015

Outside the Bubble 4/2/15

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

European Plane Crash Triggers New Pilot Safety Protocols While information continues to emerge about the physical and mental state of Germanwings Flight 9525 pilot Andreas Lubitz, the man German prosecutors…

From absurd to mundane, rituals help contain nerves

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

For athletes competing at any level of their sport, many different factors contribute to a victory or a loss. There are the countless hours of physical training and hard work.…

Rugby knows no bounds, bridges cultural gaps

By ALEX VOYNOW – 7 years ago

The Vassar rugby team has a tradition that since the 90s has instilled campus-wide jealousy and team-wide pride. Rugby is an international game, born in England but popular in South…

Salary cap spike to shift balance of power in NBA

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

For those who do not know, most professional sports leagues utilize a salary cap system that restricts the size of each team’s payroll to fall within a certain threshold. Some…

Mixed bag for Brewers on tour from California to Budapest

By ERIK QUINLET AND RIPSTER THE HIPSTER – 7 years ago

Men’s Lacrosse The Brewers have been busy the past couple of weeks. On Wednesday March 4 the Brewers hosted Montclair State University in a demanding game that saw them lose…

New execution methods fuel contempt for death penalty

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

Trigger Warning: This article graphically describes several botched executions and execution methods. Controversial political topics have been constantly weaving their way in and out of the news. From the Hobby…

Backlash from all sides in Indiana religious freedom law

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

In a country that staunchly upholds the virtue of secularity, it seems paradoxical that government legislation has, in recent years, been increasingly manipulative of religion as a means to perpetuate…

Yik Yak users responsible for app content

By SARAH SANDLER – 7 years ago

I first became aware of the app Yik Yak at the end of my senior year of high school. Within a few days, students from all grades were using it…

Times op-ed misunderstands safe spaces

By SUSIE MARTINEZ – 7 years ago

Over spring break, Judith Shulevitz published an op-ed in the New York Times about the rise of and demand for safe spaces on college campuses. In the article, she claims…