civil rights

NY Times columnist brings civil rights debate to campus

By CHRIS POMPETZKI – 6 years ago

On Thursday, Apr. 2, Vassar hosted New York Times Op-ed columnist Charles Blow for a lecture entitled “Civil Rights Today,” which sought to critically examine the relationship between minority communities…

Artist, activist to incite dialogue

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

For his most recent performance this October, artist and activist Dread Scott attempted to walk toward a high-pressure water jet gushing out of a fire hose, but was repeatedly knocked…

Local marchers reflect on 50 years of race relations

By ANNA IOVINE AND SHELIA HU – 8 years ago

This past Thursday, Sept. 26, Vassar played host to a panel of speakers and a poet in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. This event was…