Day: February 17, 2016

Findings on zebra finches open biology seminar series

By SHELIA HU AND JEREMY MIDDLEMAN – 2 years ago

On Saturday Feb. 12, the Vassar Biology De­partment held the first talk of the Spring Semester Biology Seminar Series. This semes­ter, the Seminar Series consists of five lectures conducted every…

Outside the Bubble

By JORGE GRUBER – 2 years ago

Polar Vortex Brings Severe Cold to Northeast On Saturday, Feb. 13, A polar vortex sent tempera­tures plummeting to seasonal lows across the Midwest and Northeast. Some regions received below negative…

Tennis served up rough competition to start spring

By ANNIE HSU – 2 years ago

After a lengthy off-season, Vassar’s Women’s Tennis Team has begun their spring sea­son action. The Brewers traveled to West Point, N.Y. last weekend to compete against Division I Army where…

Vassar Swimming steps up to block at UNYSCSAs

By AMREEN BHASIN – 2 years ago

This week marks the singularly most import­ant meet of the year for the Vassar College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. For this year’s seniors, it also marks the…

Corruption rampant in pro-tennis world

By EVAN UDINE – 2 years ago

It’s not a secret that corruption is prevalent in professional sports, whether it be ques­tions of an athlete’s actual age at the Olympics or who gets to host the next…

Manchester United: downfall

By DESMOND CURRAN – 2 years ago

Just when it seemed that Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United had finally turned the page on their relatively dismal season, Sun­derland brought every fan’s hopes back down to earth. What…

Family support shines through on court

By WINNIE YEATES – 2 years ago

Before coming to college, I played several sports: tennis, cross-country, volleyball and even a little basketball (the latter of the four was a complete disaster), but I ultimately ended up…

Winter meets spring, Brewers keep doing their thing

By JAMIE ANDERSON – 2 years ago

Women’s Basketball Vassar’s women’s squad went up against the same competition as the men’s, facing Union and Skidmore on Friday and Saturday respec­tively. While the matchups were the same, the…

Shareholder role crucial in climate reform

By PRESIDENT CATHARINE HILL – 2 years ago

Climate change is a crucial challenge facing our world and members of our campus community are absolutely right to be con­cerned and to demand action. The world that we inhabit…