Day: April 11, 2018

VSA Updates 4/8/18

By Julian Corbett – 7 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations 30,000/52,000 from Discretionary to Founder’s Day Music due to increased costs and lack of music choice. 255.82/255.82 from Capital to WVKR for a listening…

VSA candidates prep for election with Q&A

By Clark Xu – 7 months ago

In preparation for the voting period in the student government elections this week, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) held the Executive Board Q&A on April 5 in Rockefeller Hall. The…

Student org plans Red Sand Gala

By Pazit Schrecker – 7 months ago

In countries across the globe, slavery and the slave trade have been banned for over a century, and in some places, for more than two. However, while slavery was abolished…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 7 months ago

In this week’s headlines... Throughout the past week, President Trump has been occupied with the issue of the caravan of migrants coming to the United States from Central America. The…

News Briefs

By Marusa Rus – 7 months ago

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani talk Syria Last Wednesday, April 4, the Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents met in Ankara, the Turkish capital, for a high-level meeting in which they discussed…

Gulbransen discusses Indian art

By Youngju Chang – 7 months ago

On Monday, April 9, Professor Krista Gulbransen gave a lecture on “Prayer, Performance, & Politics: Portraits of the Mughal Emperor Akbar Worshipping the Sun.” Gulbransen is an assistant professor of…

Current Vassar Devil confesses love for a cappella group

By Michael Saracco – 7 months ago

The Vassar Devils gained national and international attention after winning the Boston Sings A Cappella Festival in 2016. They also received multiple nominations for Contemporary Recorded A Cappella Awards for…

Phocus encourages campus involvement

By Andrea Yang – 7 months ago

As Vassar’s one and only student photography organization, Phocus holds a wide array of events and activities—peer critiques, workshops, movie screenings, exhibitions—for photo enthusiasts in the Vassar community. The org…

Prof Spotlight: Students motivate educators, posits Bjork

By Duncan Aronson – 7 months ago

This week we interviewed Professor Christopher Bjork from the Education Department via email. With his long tenure at Vassar and his meta-knowledge of education, Bjork’s insights on Vassar as an…