equality

Vassar awarded new Cooke Prize for Equity

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

Enrolling low-income students and allocating financial aid is something that many colleges and universities struggle with today. Vassar however, has stood out to many as particularly dedicated to socioeconomic diversity…

Gender equality a larger societal issue

By UDBHAV AGARWAL – 7 years ago

I do not remember exactly when it happened, but somewhere over the last 18 years, I was told—not explicitly, though—that when I grow up, I will take care of my…

Workshop to promote female voices in electronic music

By JAKE SOLOMON – 7 years ago

With an eclectic mix of producers and musicians becoming popular in recent years, the electronic music industry seems to be representative of a wide array of people. However, the industry…

New Goose Inclusion Act: addressing foul inequality

By JEMMA HOWLETT – 7 years ago

With spring finally here, you may have noticed the remarkable increase of Geese on Vassar’s campus. The appearance of this fowl has been met with comments such as, “They should…

Philosophy of equality for ‘earthlings’

By SARAH RODEO – 8 years ago

Let’s face it. Usually in our everyday lives, our primary concern is for our own well-being. To some extent, self-centeredness and self-absorption are natural human instincts that are essential for…

Social gains within India need greater reflection

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 8 years ago

On Friday, September 13, Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, and Pawan Guptawere were sentenced to death by hanging for the murder and gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student…