It can be easy to think of New York as a Utopia, with agricultural, industrial, and artistic opportunities liveing side by side. But it’s not. Issues of racially motivated police brutality have deeply impacted New York. However, like most politicians, Governor Andrew Cuomo seemed to only realize this last year when he issued Executive Order […]Read More Next steps? Kingston, NY’s journey to police reform.
CALL TO ACTION: THE RED HOOK POLICE DEPARTMENT (RHPD) HAS RELEASED A REFORM PLAN. BARD COLLEGE STUDENTS LIVE UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE RHPD AND THEREFORE WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE DECISIONS MADE IN THIS PLAN. PUBLIC COMMENT IS OPEN ON THIS PLAN UNTIL FEBRUARY 18TH. BARD STUDENTS CAN ALSO FILL OUT THIS ANONYMOUS SURVEY. […]Read More Red Hook Police Department Reforms: Comment Period Open until February 18th
President Elect Joe Biden has stated that one of his major goals as president is to reunite our divided nation. However, our citizens are waking up to the fact that the root of our country’s problems run deeper than who is president. Our country is facing a division that reveals the core differences between our […]Read More Biden’s Cabinet Nominees: Uniting or Dividing?
With the recent election, Americans’ attention has been focused on the electoral college (and its legitimacy) and swing states (and the votes that make them up). And while this election is incredibly important, it is equally important not to fall into the cycle of forgetting about the news of yesterday in order to focus on […]Read More The Court is in Session: What the Future of the Supreme Court Looks Like With Amy Coney Barrett
SCOTUS has become the biggest buzzword of the past two weeks, but prior to September 23rd, very few of us had ever read let alone discussed the abbreviation. Established in 1790, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) was created to act as the legal arm of the federal government, and has come to […]Read More Why is everyone talking about SCOTUS?
We’re living in a time with precious little joy. Millions have lost their jobs, forcing them to rely on unattainable and unsustainable government benefits; students have been sent home from school, turning parents into teachers or students into workers as a result; everyone has been cut off from friends and family, creating an epidemic of […]Read More Op Ed: Why Food is a Radical Force
It’s undeniable that COVID-19 has had far reaching impacts. From the loss of thousands of jobs to the simple inability to go out for a cup of coffee, the virus has changed the very way we are used to living. The condition of life in not only the United States, but the world changes from […]Read More School in the Era of COVID-19
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