Day: October 28, 2015

Severity of concussions more vital than NFL profit

By SHIRA IDRIS – 6 years ago

The upcoming Sony biopic Concussion illustrates the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu and his struggle against the NFL. In real life, Omalu, a forensic pathologist, con­ducted research on NFL…

Canada must remedy Aboriginal injustice

By MADDIE CAVANAGH – 6 years ago

Last week’s federal election brought major political change to America’s neighbor to the north. Former Canadian Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper was ousted by Liberal Party leader,…

FDA gray area poses troubling questions

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

Anyone who walks down the aisles of any su­permarket’s “healthy living” section has probably seen oodles and oodles of the latest vitamins, herbal supplements and other cure-alls waiting for you…

New speaker must accommodate bipartisan extremes

By NICK BARRONE – 6 years ago

On Sept. 24, Pope Francis spoke to members of Congress for the first time in the history of the papacy. Then-Speaker of the House John Boehner, a Catholic, was overwhelmed…

Personality politics need to take back seat to policy

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 6 years ago

The Republican Party has been baffled by the rise of Donald Trump. When the con­troversial real estate developer first declared his candidacy, the New York Times wrote that they couldn’t…

Brewers bloom as Libery Leagues loom

By PALAK PATEL – 6 years ago

courtesy of Vassar Athletics Men’s Rugby The Vassar men’s rugby team faced off against Sacred Heart University this past weekend. The team had home field advantage against the number three…