violence

Recent violence requires critical response

By NICK BARONE – 6 years ago

On Nov. 13, 2015, the deadliest attack on French soil since World War II was com­mitted by agents and accomplices of the Islam­ic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 132…

Violence inside, outside Mayweather fight

By SUSIE MARTINEZ – 6 years ago

My brother is texting me from back in the Bronx. I am in Poughkeepsie, which is a two-hour train ride that shrinks into the two seconds it takes him to…

Gowrinathan lecture scrutinizes gender and violence

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

On Wednesday, Feb. 4, Visiting Research Professor at the Colin Powell Center for Global and Civic Leadership at City College New York, Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, gave a lecture entitled “Understanding…

Gender inequality takes on violent forms

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

Of the largest global populations, a shocking gender imbalance is emerging as the by-product of centuries of perverse societal constraints and practices. China and India harbor cultures of anti-female sentiment…

Nandy hunts for moments of humanity in mass violence

By ALEX TRUNNELL – 7 years ago

Leading intellectual and sociologist Ashis Nandy spoke at Vassar on Nov. 3, sharing his experience researching on mass violence and human potential. He has combined these two seemingly-opposite fields of…

Colleges infantalize students

By ZACK STRUVER – 7 years ago

The American university system has institutionalized the transition from childhood into adulthood. Students spend the formative years of their adulthood in institutions of higher learning, and those institutions espouse individual…

New programming addresses issues of violence on campus

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

Though many students dedicate their time to studying theory and discussing violence, silencing and oppression, it can be hard to address or even recognize when it actually happens. And yet,…