Day: November 1, 2017

Famed author Ghosh discusses 19th-century opium trade

By Dylan Smith – 12 months ago

Prolific author and thinker Amitav Ghosh visited Vassar on Wednesday, Oct. 25, to give a lecture titled “Chasing the Dragon: Traveling the Opium Route to Qing China.” Ghosh’s lecture was…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 12 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Updates on the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election exploded on Oct. 30, beginning when President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and campaign…

News Briefs Nov. 1st, 2017

By Youngju Chang – 12 months ago

Opioid crisis a public health emergency Last Thursday, Oct. 26, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency and announced that the government would take several actions to…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 12 months ago

Committee Summaries Board of Residential Affairs — Chair of Residential Affairs Takunda Maisva ’19 has a meeting with President Brad- ley to discuss her perceptions about reslife and whether she…

Preliminary scouting reports: NBA season tip off

By Mack Liederman – 12 months ago

Although not too many may be paying attention quite yet, the 2017-18 NBA season has tipped off to an exciting start. After a riveting, wildly entertaining offseason, new superteams have…

Superteam culture sets up fourth Cavs-Warriors Finals

By Daniel Bonfiglio – 12 months ago

Last year the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers played each other in the NBA finals for the third consecutive year. The meeting marked the first time in NBA history…

NFL: Ravens, Seahawks, Bengals win big in Week 8

By Robert Pinataro – 12 months ago

Another week of NFL football, another set of riveting games. The action kicked off Thursday night with the Baltimore Ravens 40-0 rout of the Miami Dolphins. The Ravens improved their…

H2A reflects on events of last week

By Healing to Action (H2A) – 12 months ago

The following article is Healing to Action’s timeline from Monday, Oct. 23, to Wednesday, Oct. 25, as well as our official statement to Vassar College. Monday, Oct. 23 10:47 a.m.…