activism

Kramer blends art with activism in novels, screenplays

By SIEU NGUYEN – 6 years ago

courtesy of Sundance International Film Festival Think of New York City in the early ’80s. Imagine how violent the HIV-AIDS crisis swept across its gay community, inciting pan­ic in the…

#YesAllWomen advances digital activism

By EMMA BURNS – 6 years ago

You know we have officially entered the dig­ital age when a mere pound sign can spark a grassroots campaign, an art exhibition and fund a women’s shelter. The hashtag has…

Triennial celebration reunites African-American alumnae/i

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 6 years ago

This past weekend the African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC) hosted Triennial XI and celebrated the organization’s 30th anniversary. The focus of this year’s conference was the continuation of…

Cushing, Greens unite in arts activism event

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 7 years ago

Each residence house on campus holds different events throughout the year and they are as diverse as the houses themselves. This year, Cushing House is holding “Effecting Change Through Art”…

Actions of environmentalists hypocritical

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

I spent the last couple weeks learning about the various environmental clubs, groups and organizations on Vassar’s campus. As someone who was never particularly taken with those kinds of activities…

Boylan to speak on experiences with transgender activism

By JENNIFER BOYLAN – 7 years ago

Good writing has the potential to incite change, move readers and convey the profoundly personal experience of an author. But for those who have been systematically and historically silenced, writing…

Ideals essential to our own philosophies

By JULIAN HASSAN – 7 years ago

The faculty open letter supporting the ASA Israeli boycott resolution has been welcomed by some activists around campus. I want to reach out to the young idealists among these activists…

Talk hones in on Black activism

By SHELIA HU – 7 years ago

Last Friday, a panel discussion was held highlighting the effect the Internet has had on Black art, activism and academic work. The panel consisted of regular contributor to Salon.com and…

Letter to the Editor 11/21/13

By SPENCER VIRTUE – 8 years ago

In last week’s edition of The Miscellany News, I had the pleasure of reading Joshua Sherman’s article about low-voter turnout in the last election. Since I spent over two months…