palestine

Social justice orgs unite for Israeli-Palestinian peace

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

Touching on the controversial climate at Vassar surrounding issues concerning Israeli-Palestinian relations, leaders of the BDS movement Rebecca Vilkomerson and Hind Awwad hosted a panel advocating for their cause and…

Alumna expresses discontent with Vassar BDS movement

By LAURIE JOSEPHS – 7 years ago

Imagine five Vassar departments and two programs co-sponsoring a speech by a Ku Klux Klan supporter. Or Vassar giving its imprimatur to a rant against members of the LGBTQ community…

Baskin supports ‘possible’ two state-solution in talk

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

On Nov. 3, J Street U Vassar, a student organization committed to discussing a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within the context a two state-solution perspective, hosted an event featuring…

BBC series artfully delves into Israel-Palestine conflict

By JAMES PEDERSON – 7 years ago

When a family member is kidnapped, Anglo-Israeli arms heiress-turned-philanthropist Nessa Stein struggles with the past and present as her Arab-Israeli telecommunications initiative is manipulated by dark forces beyond her control.…

Preliminary org criticized for online image

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

On Tuesday, May 13, the Vassar preliminary student organization, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), posted an image online linked to Nazi propaganda. The distribution of the image, as well…

Letter to the Editor 04/10/2014

By Laurie Josephs – 7 years ago

Had I any doubts that our students are ill-served when faculty act primarily as activists rather than scholars, Prof. Schreier’s letter (“Campus Discourse Continues to Be Strong,” The Miscellany News…

Letter to the Editor 04/10/14

By MELISSA GREEN – 7 years ago

On April 2, The Miscellany News published a letter titled “Campus Discourse Continues to be Strong,” by Joshua Schreier. Professor Schreier seems entirely disinterested in being a role model for…

Campus discourse continues to be strong

By JOSHUA SCHRELER – 7 years ago

The Miscellany News recently published a letter by an alumnae/i group called “Fairness to Israel” that argued that recent events at our college indicate that Vassar is “no longer the…