Day: March 29, 2017

Hate speech continues to impact Vassar, United States

By Dylan Smith – 11 months ago

[Trigger warning: racism, anti-semitism, hate speech, homophobia, xenophobia, death threats.] In November, a tide of hate-speech swept the country in the weeks immediately following the election of Donald Trump. College…

Environmental Co-op hosts talk on emerald ash borer

By Hanna Stasiuk – 11 months ago

On Thursday, Mar. 9, the Environmental Cooperative welcomed New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Lands and Forests Educator Erin Brady and Dr. Gary Lovett from the Cary Institute of…

Updates from the VSA

By Calvin Lamothe and Natalie Kopke – 11 months ago

Vassar Student Association Elections VSA Elections are underway! If you’re reading this, there may still be time to file for an open position—filing is open until Thursday (3/30) at 2:30…

News Briefs March 30, 2017

By Steven Huynh and Ashley LaMere – 11 months ago

Bumble bee species declared endangered The rusty patched bumble bee, more technically known as Bombus affinis, has become the first species of bumble bee to be declared endangered and listed…