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Lecturers talk union organizing

By Clark Xu – 3 weeks ago

 Debates about proper working conditions and compensation have put pressure on relationships between workers, management and consumers not only at Vassar College, but also in other parts of the country…

Panelists discuss economic revitalization in Poughkeepsie

By Youngju Chang – 3 weeks ago

On Friday, Nov. 17, students, faculty and locals gathered at the Vassar Barn to attend an event entitled “Chronogram Conversations.” Hosted by the Environmental Cooperative, the event created a space…

Campus Patrol revived under new administration

By Dylan Smith – 3 weeks ago

The last few years have been a dynamic, if not turbulent, time for Vassar’s Campus Patrol. During the 2016-2017 academic year, Campus Patrol, which had been independent for most of…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 3 weeks ago

In this week’s headlines… Lawyers for President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn notified Trump’s legal team that they would no longer discuss special counsel Robert Mueller III’s investigation…

News Briefs Nov. 30th, 2017

By Marusa Rus and Pazit Schrecker – 3 weeks ago

Zimbabwean president resigns Former Vice President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as the new president last Friday, Nov. 24, in the presence of the 60,000 supporters (The Telegraph,…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 3 weeks ago

Senate 11.26.17 1. Forum with Engaged Pluralism Initiative (EPI) leaders — Goal of EPI: To change campus climate and inclusivity. — Core Team: Associate Professor of Anthropology Candice Lowe-Swift, EPI…

Alum critiques Bradley’s Jacobson response

By Paul Mansour – 3 weeks ago

Dear President Bradley, On Oct. 25, you sent out a message to the Vassar community “to help prepare” the students, faculty and administration “for tomorrow.” While you oddly included two…

Bradley replies to alum’s letter

By Elizabeth H. Bradley – 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Mansour, I have read your open letter. Your version of the facts differs markedly from mine. Learning is messy. In the final analysis, I think there are two…

Global community must learn from ICTY

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 3 weeks ago

On Nov. 22, Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general who orchestrated the massacre of Bosniaks at Srebrenica and the Siege of Sarajevo in the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s, was…