Day: April 20, 2016

VSA backs statement of inclusion

By EILIS DONOHUE – 2 years ago

Seeking to affirm the College’s commitment to building and maintaining a diverse community, the VSA passed a recommendation for a new diversity state­ment at the council meeting on April 13.…

Headliner EMPD to kick off Throwback Jam

By ALAN HAGINS – 2 years ago

EMPD will headline the annual Throwback Jam, hosted by Hip Hop 101. The event will connect Vassar students and the surrounding community in a celebration of hip hop. Throwback Jam…

Alumna returns for cafe concert

By – 2 years ago

“How many people can say they know a composer, steward of the environment, musician, poet, play­wright, lecturer, champion for under­served children, artist and inventor, and oh, yes, they are all…

Women Ruggers win Beast of East

By ANNIE HSU – 2 years ago

 “Rugby is a sport that celebrates differences–in size, speed, strength–and gives everyone a place where they can give their all. Rug­by brings out strength in people that they never knew…

Career Development resources benefit some over others

By THE EDITORS – 2 years ago

The privilege of attending an educational institution like Vassar College is presum­ably includes a virtual guarantee of employ­ment upon successful completion of a degree. The name and reputation of the…

Students find comfort among the familiar

By KAITLYNN VO AND ALAN HAGINS – 2 years ago

Contested as it might be, it’s in­evitable for university students nationwide to have a hankering for home. At some point or another, in that interstitial space occurring be­fore true comfort…

King weaves web, defines vulnerable spaces on campus

By ADITI CHANDNA – 2 years ago

Environmental studies major Sarah King ’16 creates a quilt mapping vulnerable spaces on campus for her thesis. She enlisted the help of VC++ to create an app to track student…

Harbisson uses technology, vibrations to explore senses

By KRIS WEBER – 2 years ago

For the past two years, Vassar’s Creative Arts Across Disciplines Initiative (CAAD) has funded interdisciplinary lecture series and student projects exploring one of the five senses–vision, hearing, taste, touch and…

Research methods reexamined by anthropologist Myer

By MATT STEIN – 2 years ago

In honor of the retirement of Anthropology professors Anne Pike-Tay and Judisth Goldstein, NYU Silver Professor Fred R. Meyers will offer a lecture April 28 in Taylor Hall called “Whose…