Change needs to occur if we want better conditions for the animals, the planet, and ourselves. There is a big, and reluctant, question that this often leads to for many: do I need to stop eating meat and become a vegetarian or vegan?Read More A Call for Change: Targeting Industrialized Animal Agriculture
We the Bard College Community, Stand firmly in Solidarity with the Diaspora Coalition of Sarah Lawrence College and the student body in their efforts to decolonize their institution and demand the treatment they so clearly deserve. We, as one of their many liberal sibling predominantly white institutions, share in the sins perpetrated by spaces of […]Read More In Solidarity with the Diaspora Coalition of Sarah Lawrence College
Written by Austin Dilley In the late fall of 2018 the hashtags #GiletsJaunes and #yellowvest began trending on Twitter. The hashtags served as a rallying cry for a wave of mass protests in France, spurred by a diesel tax meant to curb France’s CO2 emissions in accordance with goals set out by the 2016 Paris […]Read More The Yellow Vests Protested for 16 Weeks: What Happened?
Written by Maeve McKaig Sophie Logan’s work concerning issues of classism and equity began before coming to Bard. Growing up in Middlebury, Vermont, she observed a clear divide in her high school between the children of farmers and the children of professors. She said this observation led her to her first experience in activism: addressing that inequity by […]Read More Student Activist Spotlight: Sophie Logan
In the early days of the 2019-2020 legislative session, New York passed historic voting reforms that activists have advocated for decades. While many improvements were made, the state still has a way to go before our elections are free and fair for all New Yorkers.Read More A New Day in Albany
Written By: Najwa Jamal Climate change and global warming: The end of our planet as we know it. Buried amongst these statements of our dire reality are questions of blame and responsibility. It was not always clear who should shoulder the blame, and it still isn’t. But emerging from the mountains of trash (25% of […]Read More Greening The Dark Future: Questioning Corporate Capitalism
Written by Blair Peppe Beautiful Boy is a movie about a teenage boy, Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet) and his relationship with his family and father David Sheff (Steve Carell). When Nic becomes addicted to meth, the detrimental effects of his addiction threaten to destroy him and the actor, artist, and writer he once was. His […]Read More Beautiful Boy: Resilience from a National Epidemic