Opinions

Camp David photo hampers Obama’s gun control efforts

By ERIN BOSS – 7 years ago

On Saturday the White House released a photo of President Obama practicing his skeet shooting hobby, recently announced in an interview with The New Republic, at Camp David. The photo,…

Low-income center a vital resource for students

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

Recently, a coalition of students called the Students’ Class Issues Alliance (SCIA) publicly proposed that Vassar consider instituting a center for low-income students. Similar in scope and construction to the…

Firm’s demise discredits zero-sum strategy

By PHIL CHEN – 7 years ago

The newest addition to a decade-long process of merger and consolidation in the financial consulting industry was recently announced. Top strategy firm Monitor Group filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, with…

VC not alone in debate over ethics of animal slaughter

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 7 years ago

Over one month ago, the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve (VFEP) alerted all Vassar students to the college’s second culling of white-tailed deer on the VFEP’s land, scheduled to take…

Trigger warnings do not restrict choice

By MATT HARVEY – 7 years ago

I have encountered a variety of negative responses to VSA Resolution 27-4, which was passed by VSA Council on Sunday, Dec. 2. The resolution stated that Council would seek to…

Vassar must take lead in fossil fuel divestment

By GABE DUNSMITH, JILLIAN GUENTHER and CELIA CASTELLAN – 7 years ago

The Vassar Greens, having launched a campaign this year to encourage Vassar to divest from fossil fuels, are thankful for last week’s coverage in the Miscellany News (“Greens push for…

Rejecting triggers ignores trauma’s lasting memories

By KAYLEE KNOWLES and FAREN TANG – 7 years ago

In response to many of the negative reactions to the VSA’s resolution in support of the use of trigger warnings, we would like to clarify what triggers are, how they…