Day: September 27, 2017

Bradley hosts panels on education and health care

By Dylan Smith – 11 months ago

As part of the weekend’s inauguration programing, President Elizabeth Bradley moderated two panels on Saturday, Sept. 23. The first of the two panels commenced at 1:30 p.m. and was titled…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 11 months ago

In this week’s headlines… President Trump criticized NFL players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem and said that they should be fired. This inspired players across the country…

News Briefs Sept. 28, 2017

By Youngju Chang and Marusa Rus – 11 months ago

Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar The Rohingya—an Islamic ethnic minority group in Myanmar—is suffering from the government’s military crackdown. The violent clash between the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and Myanmar’s government…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 11 months ago

— The Health and Wellness Committee is looking into discounts for Project Period supplies and are trying to purchase things sustainably and from ethical producers. — If your org would…

Spike in MLB home runs bringing excitement to fans

By Evan Trausch – 11 months ago

For as long as baseball has been a professional sport, people have lined up outside stadiums and crowded around radios to see and hear baseball greats like Joe DiMaggio and…

ESPN mishandles reporter’s tweet, raises larger questions

By Jonathan Levi-Minzi – 11 months ago

[Content warning: Mention of sexual assault] ESPN SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill recently set off a media frenzy by tweeting, “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself…

NFL roundup: Rams, Jaguars, and Cowboys, oh my

By Robert Pinataro – 11 months ago

This week in the NFL was as exciting as ever, characterized by some close contests and an unexpected blowout. The season, thus far, has been full of twists and turns,…

Why We Play: Ariella Rosenthal, Basketball

By Ariella Rosenthal – 11 months ago

Vassar is fortunate to have so many talented and dedicated student-athletes on campus. This year, The Miscellany News would like to highlight the voices and stories of these athletes. “Why…