Day: February 28, 2018

Why We Play – Madison Carroll

By Madison Carroll – 8 months ago

Whenever I am asked to describe myself, the first word that comes to mind is “athlete.” Though I am now a varsity college swimmer, my love of athletics began a little differently: with soccer…

Why not give Formula One a shot?

By Daniel Bonfiglio – 8 months ago

Here in the northeast United States, motorsports are not exactly a priority. Nothing could be more taboo than a gas-guzzling beast, shredding its tires as it goes around a track, polluting the…

Thoughts from Editor: The NCAA is its own greatest enemy

By Mack Liederman – 8 months ago

Weathering the midst of a grueling 2013 season, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino decided to motivate his team with a challenge. If Louisville won the national championship, the 60-year-old would ink himself…

VC Swimming places well at championships

By Fiona Macleod – 8 months ago

After four days of the final Liberty League Championship competition hosted by Ithaca College last week, the men and women of the Vassar College swimming and diving teams have come to the end of…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 8 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Gun control was at the forefront of political debate this week, in the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting in Florida. New information about the shooting…

Poughkeepsie residents hold fundraiser for Puerto Rico

By Youngju Chang – 8 months ago

On Sunday, Feb. 25, a fundraiser for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico was held at the restaurant BC Kitchen on Collegeview Avenue. Surrounded by a vibrant atmosphere with Latin American music, art, snacks…

News Briefs March 2nd, 2018

By Marusa Rus – 8 months ago

Gates pleads guilty in FBI investigation The FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has again focused on President Trump’s former Campaign Chief Paul Manafort after Rick Gates, who was…

Rep. Sean Maloney visits VC

By Clark Xu – 8 months ago

The November 2018 midterm elections may be several months on the horizon, but politicians and other political commentators are already thinking of election day and its potential impact on the course of Trump’s…