Day: November 8, 2017

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 8 months ago

In this week’s headlines… On Nov. 2, the Islamic State belatedly claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack by Sayfullo Saipov in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 31, which killed eight people…

News Briefs Nov. 8th, 2017

By Pazit Schrecker, Kelly Vinett, and Youngju Chang – 8 months ago

Eight killed in NYC terror attack On Tuesday, Oct. 31, there was a terrorist attack in New York City. Just after 3 p.m., a rented Home Depot truck swerved into…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 8 months ago

Committee Updates Operations Committee: — They are going to try to schedule a joint meeting between Finance, Operations and Planning to discuss Finance restructuring. — They had a discussion on…

Volleyball wins bid to NCAA tourney; FH drops semis

By Robert Pinataro – 8 months ago

On Nov. 6, the Vassar College women’s volleyball team was selected to compete in this year’s Division III Women’s Volleyball Tournament. They received the at-large bid, which means that they…

Yankees release Girardi, look gof fresh management

By Jonathan Levi-Minzi – 8 months ago

This past Monday, New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman told reporters via a teleconference that Joe Girardi, the club’s outgoing manager, was not enough of a play- er’s coach.…

Prevalence of sexual harassment demands intervention

By Roger Han – 8 months ago

[Content warning: This column discusses sexual harassment and assault.] Before I came to Vassar, I lived in a conservative setting where discussions regarding social change rarely occurred among high schoolers.…

Dems must dismantle ICE, anti-immigration

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 8 months ago

Finally, the Democrats are beginning to think correctly about immigration. During the Obama administration, the Democrats sought to work out bipartisan immigration reform with the Republican Party, only for their…