Day: February 17, 2016

VSA finalizes new constitution

By DEREK SONNTAG – 2 years ago

For years, members of the VSA have talked about revising the foundation of their student government. Now, after more than a semester of brainstorming and debating, the Restructuring Committee is…

Zika’s impact spans beyond the disease

By EILIS DONOHUE – 2 years ago

Zika is rapidly becoming a non-deadly global epidemic. The virus, Flaviviridae, is carried by mosquitos and has close ties to dengue fever. Brazil has recently been hit hard by the…

Convention serves up geekiness

By SABRINA OH – 2 years ago

Conventional stereotypical re­marks about geeks are overdone, monotonous and, frankly, a bit dry. Conventions involving geeks, for geeks, and for those unfamiliar to the realm of geekiness, however, escape these…

Liberty League dreams running dry

By HANNA MCGUIRE – 2 years ago

The Vassar men’s basketball team faced tough competition this weekend, falling to Union College and Skidmore College in Liberty League play. Both games were piv­otal for the Brewers with the…

BDS discourse should be more accessible for students

By THE EDITORS – 2 years ago

On Mar. 6, the VSA will vote on the Vas­sar Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Resolution, one part of a larger movement set forth by the Palestinian BDS National Com­mittee. Though…

Campos to examine suicide and anxiety

By MATTHEW STEIN – 2 years ago

Suicide is a serious matter and often times we can’t grasp what goes through someone’s head when they make such a grave action. Si­multaneously, there are moments when people feel…

Hudson Valley opens door to indoor options for local fun

By ADITI CHANDNA – 2 years ago

Bowlers at the newly remodeled Spins Bowls in Arlington. The renovations are bringing new energy to the bowling alley, once known as Hoebowl, a favorite of previous Vassar generations. Photo courtesy of…

Orgs split on how to show Israel-Palestine solidarity

By STODDARD MEIGS – 2 years ago

The BDS movement surrounding the Isra­el-Palestine conflict has started more con­versations on campus than we can count this semester. In the last few weeks, the Students for Justice in Palestine…