Day: September 12, 2018

Document sparks conversations on institutional complicity

By Noah Purdy and Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 2 weeks ago

[TW: This article mentions rape.] On Friday, Aug. 31, Director of Safety and Security Arlene Sabo emailed the campus community reporting the distribution of a document titled the “Vassar College…

College earns Gold rating for exemplary sustainability efforts

By Leah Cates and Laila Volpe – 2 weeks ago

Vassar’s campus is known for boasting its natural beauty, from the Farm to its abundant arboreal richness, but recently the College’s commitment to ecological quality has been recognized in more…

Political Roundup

By – 2 weeks ago

In this week’s headlines… In an atypical move on Sept. 5, The New York Times published an anonymous Op-Ed essay at the request of the author, whom the Times stated…

VSA Updates

By Charlottte Varcoe-Wolfson – 2 weeks ago

The Third Senate of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) held its first meeting of the semester on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in Rockefeller Hall. 1. Executive Board Updates…

News Briefs

By Youngju Chang – 2 weeks ago

The Village Voice ends 63-year run The Village Voice, one of New York City’s most prestigious alternative newspapers, shut down on Aug. 31. As owner of the paper Peter D.…

Filmmakers present statements on cultural obsolescence

By Christian Flemm – 2 weeks ago

SPIRAL JETTY East Coast literati are consumed by memories new and selected in Ricky D’Ambrose’s rigorous, occasionally revelatory “Spiral Jetty.” A New Yorker since his youth, D’Ambrose rattled film culture…

Music Department to present eclectic fall concert series

By Izzy Braham – 2 weeks ago

Stay tuned—quite literally—for Vassar’s fall concert series. From jazz to classical, from showcasing students to guest faculty, the Music Department has put together a diverse and far-reaching lineup for this…

Student reminisces on ups and downs of summer job

By Frankie Knuckles – 2 weeks ago

[TW: This article mentions a shooting drill.] At the beginning of third grade, my teacher Mrs. Sheibels assigned us a project: write and illustrate a mini book about all the…