Day: October 25, 2017

Students get to know Healing to Action

By Dylan Smith – 12 months ago

On Friday, Oct. 20, Healing to Action (H2A) had its first all-campus meeting of the year. H2A is a young org at Vassar, whose goal, according to founding members and…

Professors discuss memorials in light of Charlottesville

By Youngju Chang – 12 months ago

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Vassar History Majors Committee and History Department Academic Intern Maya Sudarkasa ’18 hosted the second of the series of “History and Memory after Charlottesville” lectures.…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 12 months ago

In this week’s headlines… On Oct. 18, President Trump made a controversial condolence call to the widow of Sergeant La David T. Johnson, who was killed on Oct. 4 in…

News Briefs Oct. 25, 2017

By Marusa Rus – 12 months ago

Trump won’t con rm Iran nuclear deal On Friday, Oct. 13, President Trump announced his decision to disavow the Iran nuclear agreement. For the time being, the agreement remains in…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 12 months ago

Committee Updates Committee on Equity and Inclusion: —Dorm beautification project ideas, like the windows in Noyes, were discussed as a way to make the houses feel like communities. —Accessibility concerns…

Yanks lose, America misses out on epic World Series

By Evan Trausch – 12 months ago

Saturday, Oct. 21, game seven of the Ameri- can League Championship Series (ALCS) was held between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros. Game seven would decide which of…

Astros primed to hit their way to first championship

By Robert Pinataro – 12 months ago

In 2014, Sports Illustrated printed an issue featuring Houston Astros outfielder George Springer hitting a home run, with the caption “Your 2017 World Series Champs.” Three years later, the Astros…

MLS pales in comparison to European premier leagues

By Jonathan Levi-Minzi – 12 months ago

When New York City FC was announced as a Major League Soccer (MLS) club-to-be in 2013, I certainly thought it would be my club. A new, albeit desperately enthusiastic fan…

Why we play: Michael Mullen, Lacrosse

By Michael Mullen – 12 months ago

My lacrosse career began when I was five years old on the only grass-fielded sports complex in my town. At the time I hardly knew what lacrosse was, and my…

Banning hate speech ultimately hurts progressive cause

By Andrew Solender – 12 months ago

In politics, always respect the rule of unintended consequences. That is to say, politics is chess, and you must anticipate the consequences of every action, the consequences of those consequences…