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Sanctuary Efforts Hit Bard and the Greater Hudson Valley

ZOE ROHRICH, FEATURES EDITOR | SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017   With President Trump’s crackdown on immigration making headlines almost daily, the term “sanctuary” has become a movement garnering many supporters. How it is applicable to campuses and cities, though, is still a point of confusion. […]

Students Applaud Win For Black Cinema at 89th Annual Academy Awards

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 On Sunday, February 27, three primarily black major motion pictures took home Oscars at the 89th annual Academy Awards, a victory for black cinema in light of recent years when the Academy handed the golden statuettes to white actors and directors who participated in black films such as “Creed,” “Concussion,” and “Straight Outta Compton.” The decision came as a slap in the face to black actors and directors last year [...]

From Adderall to Xanax: Prescription Drugs at Bard

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 19, 2017 Adderall: More Than A Study Drug “People take Adderall for partying and last minute studying; they blow out blue snot in class because they snorted it in the bathroom,” senior Rory Hoffman said in an interview with Bard Watch. “It’s not smart. I always hear people say, ‘I’m so tired, I just need some Adderall.’ It’s like have some coffee. This is my medicine.” Hoffman was first prescribed ADD medication at the [...]

What Do You Know About Aleppo and Syria’s Civil War?

Photo by Galip Dalay/ Al Jazeera. Dec. 23, 2016 Many are volunteering and providing humanitarian relief in Aleppo and other war-torn cities in Syria to help refugees…The least students can do is read the news. NICK JEBSON, OPINION EDITOR | CONTRIBUTING RESEARCH BY MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 12, 2017 As college students, we have an obligation to stay informed about world events. We are, after all, the next generation of policy-makers, reporters, journalists, military leaders and intelligence [...]


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MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | MARCH 13, 2017 An inside look at third wave Instagram-feminism and reclaiming the Male gaze. Featured interview with Bard student Eliza Mozer. French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan theorized that man first [...]

Over a Million Protest at Million Women’s March against Trump in D.C.

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, MIRANDA SANBORN, DYLAN CROW, GUS ARONSON | January 21, 2017

Teachout on Cleaning Up Politics and the Hudson River

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | OCTOBER 6, 2016 “Zephyr Teachout.” To the average Bard student, these two words may seem as likely to be the name of an educational event or a foreign [...]

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A New Era of Media: The Female Gaze

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | MARCH 13, 2017

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Define a Bard Athlete

NICK JEBSEN, OPINIONS EDITOR | SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

Bard’s athletic department has grown considerably in the past five years. 91 students, nearly twenty percent of the […]

Anti-Defamation League Condemns Treatment of Hannah Arendt’s Grave

SAM COPELAND, NEWS EDITOR | FEBRUARY 21, 2017

On February 21st Jonathan Greenblatt of the Anti Defamation League issued a statement condemning the treatment of Hannah […]

American Sex Workers Jealous of Russian Counterparts Who Got to Pee On Trump

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA KRAVETZ, GRAPHIC DESIGNER | FEBRUARY 1, 2017

Several members of the American […]

Putin To Take Over Signing Executive Orders; Trump’s Tiny Hand Tires

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA KRAVETZ, GRAPHIC DESIGNER | FEBRUARY 1, 2017

It has been a […]

New Fraternity Founder Responds to Club Controversey with Much-needed Clarity

NICK JEBSEN, NEWS EDITOR | MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017

In a move that has sparked controversy, fear, anger, and intrigue,  freshman Edwar Aviles-Mercedes and […]

Sanctuary Efforts Hit Bard and the Greater Hudson Valley

ZOE ROHRICH, FEATURES EDITOR | SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017

 

With President Trump’s crackdown on immigration making headlines almost daily, the term “sanctuary” has become […]

From Adderall to Xanax: Prescription Drugs at Bard

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 19, 2017

Adderall: More Than A Study Drug

“People take Adderall for partying and last […]

Media, Truth, and Trump: What the Absence of Fact Does to Democracy

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017

When Martin Luther wanted to spread his message during the Protestant Reformation, he […]

Sanctuary Efforts Hit Bard and the Greater Hudson Valley

ZOE ROHRICH, FEATURES EDITOR | SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017

 

With President Trump’s crackdown on immigration making headlines almost daily, the term “sanctuary” has become […]

What Do You Know About Aleppo and Syria’s Civil War?

Photo by Galip Dalay/ Al Jazeera. Dec. 23, 2016

Many are volunteering and providing humanitarian relief in Aleppo […]

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