Day: November 7, 2018

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Zachary Cofran – 2 years ago

“That shouldn’t be there.” I was sitting in front of my computer, staring at a 3D model of a fossil called Krapina 17, the right side of the skull of…

PETA fails as legitimate animal rights organization

By Jesser Horowitz – 2 years ago

In 2015, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a lawsuit against photographer David Slater. Four years earlier, Slater traveled to Indonesia, where he spent a few days…

Amazon Prime exploits hidden environmental costs

By Isabella Boyne – 2 years ago

In the face of frequent exhaustion and financial debt, college students understandably tend to choose the simplest and cheapest option when it comes to package delivery. No one wants to…

Vassar’s concern for Jewish students deserves praise

By Joshua Brownridge – 2 years ago

Standing side by side, Vassar College students and faculty collectively held a candlelight vigil to honor the 11 individuals killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, PA.…

Filmmaker Kroopf ’10 returns to campus for EPI movie

By Christian Flemm – 2 years ago

After a series of successful short films––each exploring cultural and personal difference in a casual but emotionally affecting, unbroken style––filmmaker and educator Jackson Kroopf ’07 returned to Vassar’s campus in…

Student theater org presents creative ‘Black Comedy’

By Abby Tarwater – 2 years ago

Last weekend, The Philaletheis Society, Vassar’s oldest student theater organization, presented their adaptation of “Black Comedy.” The play is a one-act farce written by English playwright and screenwriter Peter Shaffer…