Day: February 14, 2018

Vassar student wages fail to meet standards

By Kimberly Nguyen – 10 months ago

On Dec. 31, 2017, the minimum wage for all non-exempt hourly workers in New York State—barring New York City, Long Island and Westchester County—went up to $10.40 per hour (New…

Students, alums celebrate Black History Month at Vassar

By Youngju Chang – 10 months ago

Since 1976, February has been officially recognized as Black History Month. Throughout the month, people remember the significant role of African Americans in U.S. history and celebrate their invaluable achievements…

Urban agriculture promotes peace, engages community

By Catherine Bither – 10 months ago

Farming. Given the snow and freezing temperatures we are experiencing here in New York, I doubt this subject has crossed many of your minds much; however, longing to retreat from…

Comedy group embraces absurdist elan

By Matt Stein – 10 months ago

Of all the records to hold within Vassar’s comedy scene, The Limit boasts the strangest one. They claim to use the most fake blood, even relying on their own special…

VRDT illuminates stage with diverse performance

By Izzy Braham – 10 months ago

Dance is expression, passion and resistance. Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre (VRDT) made that loud and clear at their Feb. 9 ModFest performance. The show, featuring faculty-and-student-created works and new pieces…

Why We Play: Tom Racek, Fencing

By Tom Racek – 10 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…

Thoughts from the Editor: LeBron’s cult of personality

By Mack Liederman – 10 months ago

In yet another annual installment of the thrilling NBA trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ general management took a lighter to the piece of paper that presented the NBA’s best roster…in…