Opinions

NO-GO campaign ignores social harms of fossil fuels

By NOAH BOGDONOFF – 7 years ago

In a recent email to the VSA and other student groups, the Moderate, Independent & Conservative Alliance (MICA) declared its intent to launch a fossil fuel investment campaign dubbed NO-GO.…

Calls for divestment must feed into systemic change

By MARTIN MAN – 7 years ago

The issue of divesting Vassar’s endowment from fossil fuel companies has been gaining steam this past semester. As part of a national movement on the rise, especially amongst universities, a…

Academic databases must be made more accessible

By JOSH SHERMAN – 7 years ago

Academic databases have grown in the past few decades to become one of the most important research resources for students and professionals alike. There is no doubt that the accessibility…

News and Booze Episode 2

By JUAN THOMPSON AND JOSHUA CARTWRIGHT – 7 years ago

Juan Thompson and Joshua Cartwright are back with the latest installment of News and Booze. This week, the WBC, Voting Rights Act and a controversial cover of Bloomberg Businessweek are…

With Medicaid expansion, FL gov. shows pragmatism

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 7 years ago

M aybe politicians aren’t as impractical as they appear. On February 20, Rick Scott, the Republican Governor of Florida, made a move that surprised both sides of the aisle: he…

Vassar must divest to take a stand against oppression

By GABE DUNSMITH AND ERIN BOSS – 7 years ago

Following the Vassar Student Association’s resolution to support divestment from fossil fuels, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign could not be more excited about moving towards positive social change on Vassar’s…

Vassar, West Point share common adversary in WBC

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

While February 28 will stand as a significant day in the lives of many Vassar students because of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) protest and Vassar’s responsive programming, the same…

VC activism should spark national youth movement

By MIRA SINGER – 7 years ago

By now anyone familiar with Vassar College knows about the protest scheduled by the Westboro Baptist Church. We are targeted because of our inclusive community and acceptance of LGTBQIA students.…