Day: April 26, 2017

Doyle speaks to Title IX policy, response

By Hanna Stasiuk – 8 months ago

[Trigger warning: mention of suicides, sexual violence] About a year ago, Alexia Garcia ’18 stumbled upon the book “Campus Sex/Campus Security” and chose to read it during lapses in her…

Workshop educates about trans allyship

By – 8 months ago

In the age of increasing social media presence, we can often denote activism with ‘slacktivism,’ passively supporting an issue without actually taking efforts to make a change. In general, though,…

Baroque-era master honored at long last

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 8 months ago

In a pioneering move, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is currently hosting the first-ever exhibition dedicated to works by the last great painter of the Baroque period, Francesco de…

Rugby teams prove to be Beasts of the East

By Lindsay Wolk – 8 months ago

This year, 54 Vassar Rugby players made the four-hour trip to Portsmouth, RI, for the 34th annual Beast of the East Tournament, the largest college rugby event in the country.…

Lack of campus support for non-cis students persists

By TBD – 8 months ago

TBD is a new pre-org established to improve policy related to trans and gender nonconforming students at Vassar. It raises awareness and promotes positive change. In our weekly columns, we…

Lovejoy discusses biodiversity in conference keynote

By Steven Huynh – 8 months ago

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, known as the “godfather” of biodiversity, argues that the world nears an environmental tipping point—launching us into an age in which humans will likely become extinct. Vassar…