Opinions

Is the book better than the movie?

By – 20 mins ago

Is the book better than the movie?  This age-old question continues to persist as more books and written texts are translated onto the big screen. As a book-loving English major,…

Vassar should rethink post-pandemic crowding

By Jacques Abou-Rizk, Maryam Bacchus – 3 weeks ago

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the “return to normalcy” has brought about a resurgence of large gatherings worldwide. Masses have come together in celebration of holidays as well as concerts and…

Is Poughkeepsie experiencing gentrification?

By Brian J. Godfrey, Professor of Geography & Urban Studies – 3 weeks ago

Poughkeepsie has long suffered from image problems, ranging from laughable to serious issues. Besides its curious name––oddly pronounced “Po–KIP–see”––the small mid-Hudson city’s reputation suffered from its loss of an active…

Letter to the Editor: The case for a students’ building

By Julián Aguilar and Joe Mangan – 1 month ago

We, the President and Vice President of the Vassar Student Association (VSA), oversee a 154-year-old governing organization. “The mission of the Association shall be to serve, represent, promote the interests…

Protests in Iran signal push for women’s rights

By Tara Lohani – 1 month ago

On Sept. 16, 2022, a 22-year-old Iranian woman died in police custody. Mahsa Amini’s name has been in headlines worldwide as the past few weeks have seen anti-government protests breaking…

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