Day: September 16, 2015

U.S. nativism ignores immigration’s cultural benefits

By NICK BARONE – 9 years ago

Since the founding of our republic, immigra­tion has cemented itself as a controversial yet necessary and imperative component of America’s societal structure and cultural prog­ress. The first instance of nativist,…

Keg ban fails to address drinking culture

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 9 years ago

When Vassar banned kegs about four years ago, it was done to discourage drinking from open containers and provide for a more “safe” drinking culture. No students remain on campus…

Migrant label disregards realities of humanitarian crisis

By EMILY SAYER – 9 years ago

Refugee, or migrant? This is the question plaguing the EU as thousands of Middle Eastern and African peoples embark on the treacherous pilgrimage across the Mediterra­nean and into European borders.…

Fore! Weekend finishes like hole-in-one for Brewers

By ZACH RIPPE – 9 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar Athletics Men’s Cross Country The men’s cross country team finished fourth out of 21 teams this past Saturday at the Saratoga Invitational, hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.…

éXodo offers new way to understand death, memory and culture

By CONNOR MCILWAIN AND YIFAN WANG – 9 years ago

éXodo, the Spanish word for exodus, mean­ing a mass departure of people. This is the title Sofia Benitez ’18, Daniel Dones ‘16, Jacqueline Geoghegan ‘16 and Ariana Sacris­tan-Benjet ‘18 give…

Bump, set, win: Vassar out for Liberty League tourney

By ZACH RIPPE – 9 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar Athletics The fall 2014 season was riddled with in­juries for the women’s volleyball team. Missing the Liberty League tournament for the first time, many felt as if…

Silent art auction blends Haitian art and philanthropy

By SIEU NGUYEN – 9 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar Media Relations The College Center multi-purpose room will once again be filled with rolling hills that touch the skyline, rooftops of endless shapes and diverse portraits of…

Australian singer makes airwaves

By PATRICK TANELLA – 9 years ago

Last year, Australian Troye Sivan released his debut EP, “TRXYE,” which charted at num­ber 5 on the Billboard Music Charts. This was an extraordinary accolade for a singer that received…

Dunk contest for show leaves purists out of flow

By SHIRA IDRIS – 9 years ago

For most, the NBA Slam Dunk contest is the highlight of the NBA All-Star weekend. But what used to be a celebration of athleti­cism, speed and creativity has turned into…