military

Posse students fight different kind of battle

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 6 years ago

Twelve years ago, in small desert towns in Afghanistan, Nicole Leadenham ’18 carried a rifle in her hands and a pistol strapped to her thigh. But in the corridors of…

Local Westpoint Initiative challenges Vassar students

By SOPHIA RUTKIN – 7 years ago

In the Spring of 2012, as I sat in Professor Maria Hoehn’s afternoon section of Europe 1945, she recruited me to join her then-fledgling initiative. She described the premise: the…

Conference discusses military reform

By SHELIA HU – 7 years ago

On Saturday, April 12, the College hosted a conference of student world affairs sponsored by the Hudson Valley World Affairs Council. The all-day conference allowed members of the general public…

Vassar students share insights from drone conference

By VARIOUS GUEST COLUMNISTS – 7 years ago

On Nov. 15, 2013, 12 Vassar students drove down to Washington D.C., joining 400 others in attending CODEPINK’s Drone Summit, “Drone Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance,” organized in part…

Obama Administration needs clearer drone policy

By STACEY NIEVES – 8 years ago

The CIA operators peered at the distant man on the screen, a video feed from a drone hovering above North Waziristan, Pakistan. Many of the mourners greeted the man, and…