Day: April 6, 2016

Campus rhetoric needs to respect academic freedom

By STEWART E. ROTHMAN '80 – 6 years ago

My first Vassar paper was returned with more red ink than black. The Intro Philosophy topic concerned the methodology of the Socratic dialogs. Professor Tillman’s main criticism was written in…

Hostility between generations of women hurts feminism

By EMMA JONES – 6 years ago

Hillary Clinton’s candidacy has proved to be a divisive issue for feminists, specifi­cally in terms of the generation gap. It is noth­ing, however, that the country has not dealt with…

TIRC must consider community input on climate change

By VASSAR COLLEGE FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGN – 6 years ago

This is the second of a two-part article on the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign’s repeated attempts to engage the administration and Board of Trustees on fossil fuel divestment. Our experience…

Autism Speaks diminishes lived experience

By JESSER HOROWITZ – 6 years ago

April has come. It’s rainy. It’s spring. It’s supposedly warm. For some people, it might contain a special event, like a birthday or an anniversary. But for those of us…

Food Chain tackles serious topics with comedic twist

By MATT STEIN – 6 years ago

Stressed out from that midterm grade? Pan­icking about student government? Well don’t! Just laugh. And as “The Food Chain” by Nicky Silver shows, comedy is in practically ev­erything—even the most…

Disjointed new RJD2 album disappoints

By JIMMY CHRISTON – 6 years ago

Everyday I wake up with a question burning inside my head that I wish I could scream from the mountaintops. It’s a question that has kept me up many nights,…

Sell/Buy/Date bridges utopia, dystopia

By EZEKIEL MABEN – 6 years ago

In “Sell/Buy/Date,” Sarah Jones mediates/ponders present issues and future realities, through an exploration of utopian and dysto­pian societies. These societies struggle with many issues we currently face: sexism, abuse, prejudice…