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Faculty show support for VSA vote

By Faculty of Vassar College – 6 years ago

“We the undersigned faculty of Vassar state our full support for VSA students to vote in accord with their conscience and to administer student funds. We acknowledge the reasonable, respectful…

VSA statement regarding BDS vote

By VSA Executive Board – 6 years ago

To our fellow students, As we’re sure you’re all aware, the VSA Council is set to vote this Sunday on a series of resolutions and amendments pertaining to BDS. While…

BDS resolution stifles student activism, erases complexity

By THE JSTREET U VASSAR EXEC BOARD – 6 years ago

J Street U Vassar would like to formally an­nounce their opposition to the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) resolution pending at Vassar and reiterate its opposition to the wid­er BDS…

Alumna expresses discontent with Vassar BDS movement

By LAURIE JOSEPHS – 7 years ago

Imagine five Vassar departments and two programs co-sponsoring a speech by a Ku Klux Klan supporter. Or Vassar giving its imprimatur to a rant against members of the LGBTQ community…

Letter to the Editor 04/10/2014

By Laurie Josephs – 8 years ago

Had I any doubts that our students are ill-served when faculty act primarily as activists rather than scholars, Prof. Schreier’s letter (“Campus Discourse Continues to Be Strong,” The Miscellany News…

Letter to the Editor 04/10/14

By MELISSA GREEN – 8 years ago

On April 2, The Miscellany News published a letter titled “Campus Discourse Continues to be Strong,” by Joshua Schreier. Professor Schreier seems entirely disinterested in being a role model for…

Letter to the Editor 3/27/14

By MARK BANSCHICK – 8 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…

Howard’s opinion disregards academia

By KAREN RAPPAPORT & LAURIE JOSEPHS – 8 years ago

Responding to articles and letters from us and other alumnae/i, Katherine Howard ’12 purports to offer her own “case for academic freedom” (The Miscellany News, “Vassar BDS sentiments not shared…

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…