Opinions

Obamacare drawing more heat than light thus far

By ANGELA DELLA CROCE – 7 years ago

In early October, most American households received a letter from their employer regarding their future choices of their insurance policy, or lack thereof. Most young students do not have to…

Although unsettling, stress indicates accomplishments

By LILY ELBAUM – 7 years ago

Ah, stress. It’s a college student’s closest companion, right up there with tiredness and alcohol. Even when you feel good, like you have everything done and can just relax and…

Students and workers must create mutual discourse

By JEREMY GARZA AND OLIVIA MAY – 7 years ago

The Student Labor Dialogue (SLD) is a collective of students and workers organizing in solidarity. There is an idea of the “Vassar Community,” a term which students frequently encounter, that…

Re-examining dorm norms motivates new perspective

By LILY ELBAUM – 7 years ago

This past week, I was talking with someone who was curious about the housing situation at Vassar; this was an older person who wanted to know about Vassar in general.…

Sexual objectification of women must be eliminated

By ANGELA DELLA CROCE – 7 years ago

It’s always interesting how insightful or enlightening realizations can originate from the most mundane settings. I was catching up with an old school friend of mine, updating each other about…

House President discusses his duties

By RAMY ABBADY – 7 years ago

It can be very challenging to be a member of the VSA Council, and even more so as a House President. I am the Raymond House President, and I would…

Attacks on religion and faith ignore benefit on society

By LUKA LADAN – 7 years ago

Critics of organized Christian religion—for our purposes, let’s call it a belief in a Christian God that is characterized by routine communal worship—often revert to the same repetitive arguments and…