Day: February 10, 2016

Sexism permeates popular criticism of Clinton campaign

By Nick Barone – 8 years ago

On Feb. 3, famed Watergate-era investigative journalist Bob Woodward criticized for­mer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “shrill” manner of speaking on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” He took particular issue with the…

New York census overlooks endemic youth homelessness

By EMMA JONES – 8 years ago

On Monday, Feb. 8, approximately 3,000 volunteers dispersed throughout the five boroughs of New York City to canvass subways, parks and other public spaces and record the number of people…

Antisemitism present in antizionist rhetoric

By JESSE HOROWITZ – 8 years ago

Last Friday, Feb. 5, an email was sent out to the student body regarding antisemitic comments posted on Yik Yak. Most notably, one user commented “f*ck Jews” on a post…

Refugee crisis discourse debases Syrian state

By PIETER BLOCK – 8 years ago

With much of the debate today raging around how Syrian refugees will be properly and equitably placed (in Europe), or whether they should even be allowed into the country at…

Comedy webshow fuses stand-up with personal lens

By CONNOR MCILWAIN AND RHYS JOHNSON – 8 years ago

Making people laugh is a time-honored tradition at Vassar, and one that never fails to capture the eyes and ears of the com­munity. Whatever the form–stand-up, sketch or improv–the various…

Quiltmaker, historian to share passion with students

By JIMMY CHRISTON – 8 years ago

Celebrated quilter and historian Kyra Hicks will visit VC to deliver a lecture and workshop. Her work explores the craft of quiltmaking itself as well as its significance in African-American…

VCPUNX rebels against Valentine’s Day with concert

By MATT STEIN – 8 years ago

Valentine’s Day is, simply put, a sham. It’s a holiday designed for commercial purpos­es with the intention of getting people to buy cards and candy as a ‘romantic gift’ for…

CW spin-off retains Arrow’s momentum

By SAACHI JAIN – 8 years ago

Since Sara Lance was one of my favorite characters on The CW’s “Arrow,” I was pretty devastated when she was killed off. She was one of the main elements that…

Rihanna delivers fresh vibe with ANTI

By PATRICK TANELLA – 8 years ago

For the past three years, Rihanna has been harassed with questions regarding the re­lease of her eighth studio album. Rumors were rampant regarding delays, dropped collabora­tions and many questioned whether…