Day: October 28, 2015

College appoints new Title IX Coordinator

By RHYS JOHNSON AND PALAK PATEL – 2 years ago

  Many students consider the College’s Title IX Office to be among Vassar’s most important administrative bodies. Much to such students’ chagrin, the Title IX Officer position has been empty…

Annual travel course flies to China

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 2 years ago

“I’m a geographer, and geogra­phers are interested in ground­ed knowledge. And we understand that to learn about a place, you have to put yourself in the place of study. Especially…

Kozan spotlights Japanese music

By MATT STEIN – 2 years ago

courtesy of Oyama Kozan  The guitar has been around for a while and violins get their fair share of orchestral pieces, but rarely do most traditional instru­ments get the spotlight…

Squash teams look to build on new success

By ASHLEY HOYLE – 2 years ago

courtesy of Vassar Athletics  When most students at Vassar think of their school’s squash team, the term “roller coaster” may come to mind as the men’s and wom­en’s squash teams…

Smoking ban lacks clarity, Admin lacks transparency

By THE EDITORS – 2 years ago

A year and a half after President Catharine Hill’s announcement via email in Nov., 2013, Vassar College began its official transition into a smoke-free campus. Effective July 1, 2015, the…

Past Halloweens spur campus safety concern

By RHYS JOHNSON – 2 years ago

by Sam Pianello In only a few days, the much-an­ticipated festivities for Halloween will be here, and many students have long since begun getting ready. Ex­cited party-goers are not, however,…

Letter to the Editor: Alan Darer ‘14

By ALAN DARER – 2 years ago

As a Vassar graduate, I was excited to read that the school is considering adding more plant-based options to the dining offerings (“Aramark intro- duces vegan dining initiative” 10-21- 15).…

Letter to the Editor: Olivia Price ’17

By OLIVIA PRICE – 2 years ago

Please consider this response to “Ara­mark introduces vegan dining initiative” (10/21/15). Save the Earth – from the time we’re young, we hear about ways we can take personal responsibility for…

Letter to the Editor: Jonathan Nichols ’17

By JONATHAN NICHOLS – 2 years ago

I feel compelled to address the primary example of ignorant over-sensitivity put forward by Mr. Horowitz in his article in the last issue of the Misc (“Avoiding of­fense prevents honest…