Opinions

Media reaction to Cyrus shows industry hypocrisy

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 6 years ago

From wardrobe malfunctions to Britney-Madonna make-out sessions, from jerking to twerking to everything in between, Americans are rarely shocked by anything the music industry throws at us anymore. And yet,…

Jail expansion chance to re-evaluate justice

By AIDAN KAHN – 6 years ago

Republicans in the Dutchess County Legislature are fighting for a $184 million expansion to the county jail. Currently, an average of nearly 200 inmates are housed in other counties on…

From birth to death: injustices in poultry

By ROCKY SCHWARTZ – 6 years ago

When I call Errol’s name, he looks across the yard at me and comes over as fast as his little feet will take him. When he reaches me, he pauses…

Philosophy of equality for ‘earthlings’

By SARAH RODEO – 6 years ago

Let’s face it. Usually in our everyday lives, our primary concern is for our own well-being. To some extent, self-centeredness and self-absorption are natural human instincts that are essential for…

Vassar, Poughkeepsie in need of better connection

By EVAN SELTZER – 6 years ago

Whether it was during your first visit to Vassar as a prospective student or during your Freshman year, you have surely been told at some point that “Vassar is a…

Letters to the Editor 10/3/13

By THE STUDENT BODY – 6 years ago

I first heard Seth Warner share his ideas at a Vassar Democrats meeting, and voting for him is voting for Vassar to be a part of the surrounding community. I…

Recent progress in suicide detection requires scrutiny

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

A recent study, conducted in August, 2013 by a group of researchers involved with Indianapolis VA medical Center and the Indiana University School of Medicine, explored the notion of how…

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