budget

Proposed defense cuts challenged by GOP

By LILY ELBAUM – 8 years ago

This week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the Pentagon’s plans to cut the size of the military down to its smallest size since before World War II. In addition, there…

Existential crisis underway in debate over austerity

By LANE KISONAK – 8 years ago

On Twitter there is a novelty account that goes by the handle @ECONOMISTHULK. Economist Hulk is a potent symbol of our era, when political leaders forsake empirical evidence for ideology,…

VSA org rollover must accommodate long-term savings

By THE EDITORS – 8 years ago

At the most recent meeting on Sunday, March 25, Vassar Student Association (VSA) Vice President for Finance Alex Koren ’13 proposed an omnibus amendment to the VSA Bylaws, seeking to…

News Briefs

By BEN HOFFMAN AND EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

West Point in the line of fire for major budget cuts The nation’s premier military academy faces a $92 million budget reduction on March 1, when a federal sequestration bill…