palestine

IS trip sparks tension, debate on VC campus

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 8 years ago

The International Studies (IS) travel class recently returned from their spring break trip to Israel; however, campus debate and activism surrounding Israel-Palestinian issues seems unlikely to die out anytime soon.…

Faculty letter squelches campus voices

By FAIRNESS TO ISRAEL – 8 years ago

The “Open Letter in Defense of Academic Freedom in Palestine/Israel and the United States,” signed by 39 Vassar professors and published March 1st, is a disturbing document, although not in…

Letter to the Editor 3/27/14

By MARK BANSCHICK – 8 years ago

The February 28th “Open letter in defense of academic freedom in Palestine/Israel and in the United States” which was published in the Miscellany News is a remarkable document. It’s signed…

Howard’s opinion disregards academia

By KAREN RAPPAPORT & LAURIE JOSEPHS – 8 years ago

Responding to articles and letters from us and other alumnae/i, Katherine Howard ’12 purports to offer her own “case for academic freedom” (The Miscellany News, “Vassar BDS sentiments not shared…

Letter to the Editor 2/27/2014

By VARIOUS – 8 years ago

On Feb. 12, 2014, Naomi Dann and Nicole Massad wrote an opinions piece in The Miscellany News. They condemned President Hill and Dean Chenette’s denouncement of the American Studies Association’s…

Letter to the Editor 2/27/2014

By ASE MARGRETHE HANSEN – 8 years ago

I read with bewilderment Katherine Howard ’12´s article in the February 19th issue. Howard advances her arguments by appeal to undisclosed authority—an authority she wants her reader to believe is unimpeachable,…

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…