Day: October 21, 2015

Community reflects on victims of Umpqua shooting

By JEREMY MIDDLEMAN – 9 years ago

Courtesy of morganmorgan via Flickr On Oct. 7, students and staff gathered in silence on the Chapel lawn, honoring the victims of the Umpqua shooting. The vigil, sponsored by the…

Aramark introduces vegan dining initiative

By SHELIA HU – 9 years ago

To many students, the quality of dining on campus has seen a downward trend this year, particularly regarding healthy and sustain­able eating. With the recent announcement of Aramark’s latest national…

Vassar Brothers Hospital to undergo major expansion

By RHYS JOHNSON – 9 years ago

Courtesy of the Poughkeepsie Journal   On Thursday, Oct. 8, the New York State Department of Health approved the pro­posed certificate of need for plans for a mas­sive expansion project…

Developing bonds, one short fantasy week at a time

By ZANDER BASHAW – 9 years ago

Fantasy football may, at this point still seem to be for small circles of avid football fans. It might seem that extensive knowledge and time put into the noble sport…

Online regulation keeps too many secrets from public

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 9 years ago

Through the summer and into the fall, you’ve probably heard a few murmurs about something called the Trans Pacific Part­nership (TPP). As the name implies, it’s a trade agreement among…

Sander’s campaign lacks Democratic party diversity

By PIETER BLOCK – 9 years ago

Don’t get me wrong, Bernie Sanders adds a special kind of spice to the 2016 presiden­tial election. If nothing else he proves that per­sonal background is no impediment to gaining…

Avoiding offense prevents honest exchange

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 9 years ago

Growing up in Westchester, I always be­lieved that ‘political correctness’ was an invention of bitter conservatives fed up with being called racist for brazenly spouting de­rogatory slurs. Certain public officials,…

“Women’s Studies” needs critical analysis

By EMMA JONES – 9 years ago

“The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their chil­dren, practice witchcraft,…