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 and his supporters circulated pamphlets with [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Bard Students React to US Appeals Court Phone Call

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 8, 2017 Trump’s immigration executive order has shaken the world since it has been issued, causing chaos at airports–especially JFK last Saturday, January [...]

Resisting Racism: Addressing Trump’s Immigration Ban One College at a Time

ZOE ROHRICH, FEATURES EDITOR | FEBRUARY 6, 2017 Despite moments of chaos and uncertainty for some following President Trump’s immigration executive order, otherwise known as the “Muslim ban,” university and [...]

President Duterte: A Perfect Example of Why President Trump’s Character Matters

ZOE ROHRICH, FEATURES EDITOR | FEBRUARY 2, 2017 Those grappling over whether Donald Trump’s questionable character will play a sizeable role in the White House throughout the next four years should [...]

Botstein and Danner Discuss the President’s Policy and Personality

Presented by the 100 Days Initiative, human rights project, CCE, and Council for Inclusive Excellence JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 2, 2017 MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF [...]

Bard Muslim Student Organization Discusses Trump’s Immigration Order, Religion and Identity

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | FEBRUARY 1, 2017 Bard Muslim Student Organization members spoke at a discussion panel on Wednesday the 1st about Trump’s Immigration executive order that banned [...]

Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration Is Unconstitutional

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | January 30, 2017 In a statement on Monday, President Trump claimed that his temporary immigration executive order was not a “Muslim ban.” When he [...]

Bard and Botstein Respond to “Muslim Ban” With Much-Needed Clarity

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | January 29, 2017 President Botstein responded Sunday morning to Donald Trump’s executive order banning citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. [...]

A Natural Disaster Named Trump

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | January 24, 2017 On his first day in office, Trump replaced the whitehouse.gov climate change policy report with his “America First Energy Plan,” [...]

Politicization of the Pussy: Women’s March Rhetoric Defies Politeness and Demands Equality

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | January 22, 2017 Even on 16th street, a thirty minute walk from the start of the Women’s March on Washington, it was clear [...]

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

Wake Up Liberals

NICK JEBSON, OPINION EDITOR | January 22, 2017 It has been said that the fundamental difference between liberals and conservatives are their diverging attitudes toward human nature: liberals tend to [...]

Trumpism as a National Battle and a Personal Nightmare

ANONYMOUS | January 17, 2017 To me, hell is a Radisson Blu hotel room. It’s July and I’m waking in a place I don’t recognize. As I put the pieces [...]

Safe Spaces More Important Than Ever as Minorities are Treated as Second-Class Citizens in Wake of Trump Election, Part II

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | DECEMBER 10, 2016 In my recent op-Ed, “Safe spaces more important than ever as minorities are treated as second-class citizens in wake of Trump [...]

Safe Spaces More Important Than Ever as Minorities are Treated as Second-Class Citizens in Wake of Trump Election, Part I

MAEVE LAZOR, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | DEC 8, 2016 “Stop it,” president-elect Donald Trump on November 13, 2016 in a 60-minute interview, said, calling out those who were committing hate-crimes [...]

Where Do We Go From Here?

NICK JEBSEN, OPINIONS EDITOR | NOVEMBER 20, 2016 When I voted for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, November 8th,  I felt like I was doing something infallible. I was almost positive [...]

Letter to the Editor: Political Diversity on Campus

ADEL ELKAFAS | NOVEMBER 17, 2016 I understand that there is a lot of negativity about Trump around campus at Bard, and I would like to express my view on [...]

Students React to Anti-Trump Protests

ZOE ROHRICH, STAFF WRITER | NOVEMBER 14, 2016 Thousands marched and chanted outside of Trump Tower Wednesday night, November 9th, kicking off the first wave of similar protests and rallies [...]

Trump and the Power of Language

JOHANNA M. COSTIGAN, CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF | NOVEMBER 10, 2016 “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” ― George Orwell, 1984 In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s [...]