animal rights

Animal rights conference calls for intersectional activism

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

courtesy of Vassar Animal Rights Coalition Vassar has a long history of student activism, a history perpetuated by organizations like the Vassar Animal Rights Coalition (VARC). By bringing prominent activists…

VARC events analyze animal rights activism, U.S. laws

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

From Sunday, Nov. 16 until this Saturday, Nov. 22, Vassar Animal Rights Coalition (VARC) is hosting an event week entitled “The Terrorization of Dissent” in honor of the just-released anthology…

From birth to death: injustices in poultry

By ROCKY SCHWARTZ – 8 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…

Ag-gag laws restrict visibility, skew view on food

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 8 years ago

If your Poli Sci professor asked you to guess who the FBI has deemed as the nation’s top domestic terrorism threat, would you perhaps answer the Ku Klux Klan? Perhaps…

Animal Studies Conference highlights need for advocacy

By CARRIE PLOVER AND LEIGHTON SUEN – 9 years ago

Sunday, Feb. 3, marked the third and final day of the First Annual Student Conference for Critical Animal Studies, which was held in Vassar College’s Kenyon Hall. During the international…