Day: February 28, 2018

Paul Farmer discusses public health and Ebola crisis

By Misha Awad – 7 months ago

Four years ago, the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa shook the world with extensive media coverage of its impact in the region and the public health threat faced by the world. Around…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 7 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations —5000/5000 from Speakers to Women’s Center for feminist activist Jamia Wilson to come speak for “Embracing Global Feminism and Transcending Women’s March Activism.” —3000/3000…

Vassar Haiti Project to hold sixth annual gala

By Aidan Zola – 7 months ago

You might have heard the buzz, seen some posters or been to one of their events already—the Vassar Haiti Project (VHP) is everywhere. From Vassar’s own campus to the greater Poughkeepsie community to the mountain…

Tôi Là Người Việt Nam—existing in between cultures

By Kimberly Nguyen – 7 months ago

It sounds familiar enough to be true. “You’re a Viet-American.” “You’re not really Viet though.” “Do you even speak Viet?” “What’s your Viet name though?” “Wow, your Viet is so good!” “If you were…

Deece suffers food fight tragedy, reform proves messy

By Blair Webber – 7 months ago

Dear all, I am writing in regard to the recent events affecting the All Campus Dining Center. Like so many other colleges across the country, ours has experienced the heinous vandalism of an isolated,…

California senate race reaffirms democratic ideology

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 7 months ago

In a terrible blow to her campaign, Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorse- ment of the California Democratic Party as she seeks reelection to a fifth term in the senate. On…