Opinions

Fossil fuel divestment leads to lose-lose scenario for VC

By AASHIM USGAONKAR & ALEXANDER KOREN – 11 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 – 11 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 – 11 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…

Social media helps VC beat WBC, keep up momentum

By JOSH SHERMAN – 11 years ago

One week from today, the Westboro Baptist Church has planned to descend upon Vassar in an action of hatred against our amazing campus. But it doesn’t matter. We’ve already won.…

Menstrual cups an affordable and empowering alternative

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 11 years ago

Despite the fact that women have experienced menstrual periods since the beginning of time, products associated with menstruation have received pitiful updates over the years. Many women feel their only…

Divestment economics good for VC

By GABE DUNSMITH – 11 years ago

T he economics of fossil fuel divestment show good signs for Vassar. A recent report from the Aperio Group, an investment management firm, claims that the risk to colleges’ endowments…

Scouts must stand behind gay members

By ZACK STRUVER – 11 years ago

I was, am, and always will be, a Boy Scout. I make this statement not because I have any particular loyalty to any of the various organizations that operate under…