Day: November 12, 2014

Majors lead sustainability initiative

By ERIK HALBERG – 2 years ago

Most meals at the Retreat are characterized by a last minute frantic dilemma of which bin to put your waste in, followed by a quick dumping of everything into just…

VC buyout program to decrease staff by 68

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 2 years ago

In just over one month, Vassar College will witness the final wave of employee departures that began this summer as part of a voluntary resignation or early retirement program. According…

Britomartis creates novel pastiche

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 2 years ago

Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but for the Britomartis Devised Theatre Ensemble, ten directors can produce a cohesive pastiche. Combining materials from novels and stories with their own…

Swimming and Diving makes early splash

By ASHLEY HOYLE – 2 years ago

Vassar’s swimming and diving team saw its first Liberty League matchup against Skidmore on Nov. 7, at home in the Kresge Pool, where both the men and women came out…

Buyout program excludes student voices

By THE EDITORS – 2 years ago

This past July, Vassar College began the first phase of the Voluntary Retirement Program, an initiative which provided certain non-faculty employees with the opportunity to take a buyout that would…

NLMH combats city foreclosures

By ALEX TRUNNELL – 2 years ago

When a residents are evicted and a home is foreclosed, a family become homeless, and a home becomes empty. A Poughkeepsie based organization, Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson (NLMH), is trying to…

Female STEM faculty negotiates personal, professional

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 2 years ago

Marie Solis contributed reporting.   Historically men have dominated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, but women have started to catch up in recent years. On Nov. 8, Strong…

Hudson Valley Ventures

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 2 years ago

If you often find yourself with too much time on your hands and have a hankering for exercise, climbing the trails at Mohonk Preserve might just solve all of your…