Day: November 18, 2015

Letter to the Editor

By VASSAR JEWISH UNION BOARD – 6 years ago

In the November 12th, 2015 issue of The Miscellany News the article, “Dialogue delves into interreligious conflict,” says, “With Vassar organizations like Students for Justice in Palestine and Vassar Jewish…

Rhetoric on terrorism reveals underlying Islamophobia

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 6 years ago

Throughout his administration, President Obama has come under fire both at home and abroad for refusing to call terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS “Islamic.” Conservative leaders, such…

Though inevitable, driverless cars raise serious concerns

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

You’ve probably heard much in the news lately about Google’s driverless cars. The souped-up Lexus cars look harmless enough at first glance—normal cars with a fancy dash­board in the front,…

Campus racism exposes cultural inequality

By EMMA JONES – 6 years ago

The events of the past weeks at Yale and Miz­zou have brought specific instances of rac­ism to the nation’s attention. Such outbreaks are rooted, however, in a long-standing institution of…

Birthright program ignores Israeli conflict

By NOAH MLYN – 6 years ago

As we approach winter break, many Jewish Vassar students, along with Jewish young adults around the world, are considering taking advantage of what seems like an amazing op­portunity: a completely…

Recent violence requires critical response

By NICK BARONE – 6 years ago

On Nov. 13, 2015, the deadliest attack on French soil since World War II was com­mitted by agents and accomplices of the Islam­ic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 132…

VRDT showcases student, staff choreographic evolution

By CONNOR MCILWAIN – 6 years ago

Traditionally, schools with strong dance programs offer the art form as a major. Students take classes, rehearse, perform and of­ten live together. But Vassar’s program is differ­ent. Its company, the…