Day: March 1, 2017

LiNK hosts benefit to support North Korean refugees

By Dylan Smith – 6 months ago

On Friday, Feb. 24, the Vassar chapter of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) put together its annual benefit concert at Vassar’s Aula theater. The event, as it has in previous…

News Briefs March 2, 2017

By Steven Huynh – 6 months ago

Philadelphia passes controversial soda tax Philadelphia’s soda tax became effective on Jan. 1 of this year, gaining the already historic city recognition as one of only two places in the…

Vassar women’s tennis back(h)and better than ever

By Kelly Pushie – 6 months ago

The Vassar women’s tennis team is off to a strong 2-1 start as they begin their spring season. Securing wins against Muhlenberg College and RPI, the Brewers have only lost…

Squash waves goodbye to season after CSA championships

By Lindsay Wolk – 6 months ago

This past weekend, after competing in the College Squash Association (CSA) Championships in Lawrenceville, NJ, the women’s squash team concluded its 2016-2017 season. At the championships, the Brewers went 1-2…

Trans athletes succeed despite restrictive policies

By Mack Liederman – 6 months ago

On Feb. 25, a new champion of Texas girls’ high school wrestling stood on top of the highest podium. His name is Mack Beggs. Beggs is a 17-year-old transgender boy…

Sacking of Premier League manager misguided, early

By Desmond Curran – 6 months ago

In 2016, one of the greatest miracles in sports was achieved. And no, it wasn’t the Chicago Cubs winning the world series, the Cavaliers coming back from a 3-1 deficit…

Ableism neglected in popular organizing

By – 6 months ago

[Content warning: racist/ableist violence.] Ezell Ford was laying on the ground when Officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas shot him three times through the back. A 25-year-old Black man living…