middle east

Refugee crisis panel sparks campuswide conversation

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar College While concerned citizens across the world are working out ways to assist in aiding the current refugee crisis in Syria and the Mid­dle East, students and…

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…

Letter to the Editor 2/13/14

By KAREN RAPPAPORT – 8 years ago

When Remi Kanazi, a Palestinian-American activist and poet who spoke at Vassar on January 28, says one “cannot simultaneously talk about peace and support the Israeli state,” he is saying Israel…

Poet advocates peace in Palestine conflict

By KATIE CARPENTER – 8 years ago

Poet Remi Kanazi speaks on the ongoing conflict in Palestine and advocates for peace in the region. Vassar student groups made short presentations in between Kanazi’s readings. Photo By: main11…

Student group explores geo-political Palestinian issues

By NICOLE JAVORSKY – 8 years ago

Last fall, Jeremy Garza ’14 spent his junior semester abroad in the Netherlands, collecting oral histories of queer individuals from the Middle East. The stories he heard inspired Garza to…