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ASA screens Detroit film, Vincent Who?

By CONNOR MACILWAIN – 6 years ago

On Wednesday April 8, in Rocky 200, Vincent Who? will be screened. The film starts at 7:00 and its producer, Curtis Chin, will be in attendance. Vincent Who? is a…

ASA night market emulates Asian cultural traditions

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

Red lanterns hung from the balconies at the ASA’s Asian Night Market event in the College Center this past Saturday. The smell of fresh food coated the College Center, which…

Faculty letter squelches campus voices

By FAIRNESS TO ISRAEL – 7 years ago

The “Open Letter in Defense of Academic Freedom in Palestine/Israel and the United States,” signed by 39 Vassar professors and published March 1st, is a disturbing document, although not in…

Letter to the Editor 3/27/14

By MARK BANSCHICK – 7 years ago

The February 28th “Open letter in defense of academic freedom in Palestine/Israel and in the United States” which was published in the Miscellany News is a remarkable document. It’s signed…

Letter to the Editor 2/27/2014

By VARIOUS – 8 years ago

On Feb. 12, 2014, Naomi Dann and Nicole Massad wrote an opinions piece in The Miscellany News. They condemned President Hill and Dean Chenette’s denouncement of the American Studies Association’s…

Letter to the Editor 2/20/14

By MELISSA E. GREEN – 8 years ago

In “Vassar ignores values behind ASA boycott,” Dann and Massad argued that Israel’s academic institutions are complicit in the oppression of Palestinians. But if we accept that reasoning, the ASA…

Vassar BDS sentiments not shared by all

By KATHERINE HOWARD – 8 years ago

In response to President Hill and Dean Chenette’s decision to denounce the stance of the ASA and the broader BDS movement on behalf of the College, I want to make…

Student viewpoint on BDS doesn’t consider all sides

By JIM RAKER – 8 years ago

As a Vassar alumnus, class of 1978, I have been interested in the American Studies Association’s (ASA) attempt to boycott Israeli academic institutions and Vassar’s response to it. I am…

Vassar ignores values behind ASA boycott

By NAOMI DANN & NICOLE MASSAD – 8 years ago

On behalf of Vassar College, President Hill and Dean Chenette recently denounced the boycott of Israeli academic institutions endorsed by academic associations such as the American Studies Association (ASA) and…