Day: March 2, 2016

VSA hears all sides of BDS debate

By JEREMY MIDDLEMAN AND JORGE GRUBER – 3 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 28 the VSA heard arguments both for and against the SJP and JVP resolutions and the counter-resolution proposed by J Street U. Photo by Jeremy Middleman At…

Trivia night in Mug embraces geeky flare

By KAITLYNN VO – 3 years ago

“Twelve deforming tendencies of this activty were identified by an advocate of its ‘non-transpar­ent’ type named Antoine Berman. The difficulties of this activity when faced with non-disjunctive con­cepts, such as…

VRDT’s annual showcase nears

By MATT STEIN – 3 years ago

It is a universal truth that anybody can dance. To become a good dancer, however, can take years of classes and concentration, perform­ing countless pirouettes and ara­besques and assemblés. And…

Bball Seniors reflect on successful careers

By JAMIE ANDERSON – 3 years ago

The women’s basketball seniors have all boasted illustrious careers. All hold personal records and accomplishments. Despite an underwhelming season, they can all hold their heads high. Photo courtesy of Vassar…

SSN needs reevaluation, provide more info to campus

By THE EDITORS – 3 years ago

The Student Support Network (SSN), Vas­sar College’s behavioral monitoring sys­tem, is designed to critically respond to stu­dents the school deems concerning or in need of help. The SSN focuses its…

New Spark lights up the Palmer Gallery

By STODDARD MEIGS – 3 years ago

What if Vassar was rated not by acceptance rate or by en­dowment, not by a private compa­ny like Forbes or by students like on collegeprowler.com, but by the government, on…

Seniors focus in on picture-perfect screenplay theses

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 3 years ago

Students work together in a seminar to workshop, plan and organize their scripts for their rapidly approaching deadline. For many seniors, the weeks after break mark the final draft deadline.…

Author Pankaj Mishra to reframe modern religiosity

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM AND ADITI CHANA – 3 years ago

Religion is a multidisciplinary topic. It tran­scends mere culture and tradition and takes root in politics, economics and anthro­pology. On March 9, Pankaj Mishra will be dis­cussing the role that…

Moose, mousse, or meese: it’s simpler than it may seem

By RAFAELA VEGA DEL CASTILLO AND SARAH EVANS – 3 years ago

The mere thought of midterms often makes us want to eat our feelings. Or maybe eat ourselves into a well-deserved food coma. Don’t get us wrong, we’ve also found ourselves,…