Rolison exposes city debt in new budget

By SHELIA HU – 4 years ago

Mayor of Poughkeepsie Rob Rolison was unaware of what he would find when he began the process of determining his budget. After several months of work, his administration announced that…

Political orgs conflict in ideology

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 4 years ago

You may not need to wait until September to watch the liberals and conservatives go head to head over issues like gun control, immi­gration or energy policy. Thursday, Feb. 11,…

Empress Of dazzles in the Shiva

By SOPHIA STEINERT-EVOY – 4 years ago

When Empress Of released her first studio album in Septem­ber 2015, president of No-ViCE Zack Wilks ’17 turned up his efforts to get her to Vassar. “I told ViCE, ‘She’s…

Aument an asset to Vassar Athletics

By ZACH RIPPE – 4 years ago

  Vassar sports would not be what they are today without the be­hind-the-scenes work of the Ath­letic Communications Department. Headed by Director Jamie Chagnon, the department works to tell the…

Phocas ’91 works to build smarter cities

By SARAH SANDLER – 4 years ago

Professor of History James Mer­rell let me in on a not-so-guilty pleasure this week: “One of the many joys of working with Vassar students is that you know they’re going…

Author Kerman discusses her book and prison reform

By JEREMY MIDDLEMAN – 4 years ago

Photo by Sam Pianello Piper Kerman is the author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” a memoir about her life and experiences. The memoir…

Refugee crisis sparks strong student action on campus

By ALAN HAGINS – 4 years ago

“Currently, around 60 million people across the globe are displaced by war, violence, and environmental destruction; half of them are children.” This is the first sen­tence on the syllabus of…

Vape-ology finds firm foothold in Arlington community

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 4 years ago

The first thing you notice is the scent, always vanilla or cinnamon. It’s strong. Bottles with labels like “Five Pawns,” “Smax,” and “Cosmic Fog” line the walls from top to…

#Foodspiration, New Potato blog innovates from afar

By PENINA REMLER – 4 years ago

As we find ourselves trekking back to Poughkeepsie and settling into second semester, there are many things to miss about home. Sure, your dorm room is probably very cozy, but…

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