Day: October 4, 2017

One meal’s path from farm to fork

By Laurel Hennen Vigil – 2 weeks ago

The average American meal travels roughly 1,500 miles before reaching your plate, criss-crossing the nation’s innumerable highways and railroads to be processed, packaged, distributed and sold. That means the corn…

Candidates for county legislature visit VC

By Clark Xu – 2 weeks ago

In preparation for the general election in New York State on Nov. 7, candidates for state and local offices initiated door-to-door campaigns to increase voter participation rates from a historical…

Fall Fest unites student orgs, music

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 2 weeks ago

The leaves are starting to take on an orange tint, and everyone’s switching to warm amber sweaters and cozy denim jackets. In the space of a day, the temperature has…

Political Roundup

By By Talya Phelps – 2 weeks ago

In this week’s headlines… On Sept. 27, pointing to goals of economic growth, the Trump administration unveiled its proposed tax overhaul, which would slash corporate tax rates, implement a lower…

News Brief Oct. 4, 2017

By By Pazit Schrecker, Youngju Chang, and Marusa Rus – 2 weeks ago

Saudi women gain the right to drive On Sept. 26, the government of Saudi Arabia publicly announced that women in the kingdom will soon be allowed to drive. The gender-based…

Students present summer research at URSI symposium

By By Dylan Smith – 2 weeks ago

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Vassar students presented their faculty-advised research projects at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Summer Institute (URSI) Symposium, the 22nd annual of its kind. It featured undergraduate research…