Day: February 3, 2016

GMO paranoia overshadows evidence

By ZANDER BASHAW – 4 years ago

If you Google “Genetically Modified Organ­isms” (GMOs), the first thing you notice is an image of a tomato being pierced by three syring­es. This seems to promote a fear of…

#OscarsSoWhite overlooks underlying diversity issues

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 4 years ago

I understand the outrage towards the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Holly­wood’s record on diversity in film and television is seriously lacking. Producers segregate motion pictures by race,…

Media conjures false image of moderate Kasich campaign

By Nick Barone – 4 years ago

On Jan. 30, 2016, The New York Times “en­dorsed” (I use this term lightly) Governor John Kasich for the GOP presidential nomina­tion. Though conceding that “Mr. Kasich is no moderate…he’s…

Music program inspires creativity in prison reform

By MATT STEIN – 4 years ago

For the last 37 years, Vassar students have made the 30-minute drive to Stormville, N.Y. each week. As part of the Green Haven Prison Program, students and inmates at the…

Loeb exhibit celebrates Hudson River School works

By SABRINA OH – 4 years ago

Art has been central to Vassar since its in­ception. As the first school to include a museum in its original plan, Vassar’s art col­lections have charted American history for hundreds…

Documentary focuses on vigilante justice, drug wars

By JILLIAN ELKIN – 4 years ago

Though “Cartel Land” enjoyed a limited re­lease in 2015, its recent acquisition by Net­flix makes 2016 seem like the year it debuted. With premium channels, movies on demand and online…