Opinions

NYT writer mars paper, misinforms readers

By LANE KISONAK – 9 years ago

As the editor of an opinions section for a newspaper, I find it endlessly interesting to study opinions sections in other newspapers. Take The New York Times, for example. Its…

Space rocks, sequestration offer chance for reflection

By LANE KISONAK – 9 years ago

In about one week, a massive object is set to strike Washington, D.C., the effects of its impact rippling across the country. This object, whose official designation is Pub.L. 112-25…

Elitism besets U.S. Supreme Court bench

By JUAN THOMPSON – 9 years ago

When Sonia Sotomayor testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings in 2009 she had this to say about the idea of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court:…

On Feb. 28, WBC likely to conduct lethargic protest

By APRIL LEVINS – 9 years ago

According to their website, the Westboro Baptist Church has picketed the “mean streets of doomed america [sic]” for 1,130 weeks and have cumulatively lost exactly 0 nanoseconds of sleep over…

Response to WBC good, but with room for improvement

By THE EDITORS – 9 years ago

As members of the Vassar community have undoubtedly heard by now, the Westboro Baptist Church will picket Vassar next week for its open support of the LGBTQ community. After news…

Fossil fuel divestment leads to lose-lose scenario for VC

By AASHIM USGAONKAR & ALEXANDER KOREN – 9 years ago

At its most recent meeting, VSA Council voted to table a resolution endorsing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, Vassar’s iteration of a movement to divest institutional endowments from fossil fuel…

Do Something VC fails to represent LGBTQ spectrum

By AJA BRADY-SAALFELD – 9 years ago

V assar is not nearly as queer friendly as it would lead people to believe. Everything I have ever experienced in the queer community has led me to the conclusion…

Male contraception makes promising steps

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 9 years ago

The Pill, vaginal rings, diaphragms, IUDs, birth control shots, female condoms, the Patch, implants, Plan B, and female sterilization. Aside from being various forms of birth control, these products have…