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The scoop on Vassar’s Trustees

By Laurel Hennen Vigil, Dylan Smith, and Clark Xu – 3 days ago

Vassar’s Board of Trustees holds more power than anyone at this college, but to many students, it can feel like there’s an air of mystery around who this group really…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 3 days ago

In this week’s headlines… On Oct. 12, The White House announced President Trump’s decision to slash subsidies to health insurance companies that help cover out-of-pocket costs for low-income people. The…

News Brief Oct. 19, 2017

By Marusa Rus – 3 days ago

Wildfires ravage northern California Firefighters in Northern California have finally started to tame some of the wildfires that have been spreading around the Golden State since Sunday, Oct. 8. They…

Google-Facebook duopoly imperils media

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 3 days ago

President Donald Trump was roundly criticized last week for tweeting that “network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked” (Twitter,…

Eminem’s lyrics further national divide

By Roger Han – 3 days ago

As a huge fan of Eminem myself, I came out quite disappointed after listening to his freestyle, “The Storm,” at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Besides the underwhelming lyrical flow…

Student sues roommate for heinous breach of contract

By Blair Webber – 3 days ago

Monday afternoon. 4:45 p.m. First-year Jen Anderson returns to her room, a comfortable double she shares with fellow first-year Caroline Jamison, as she always does before meeting her friends for…

Candidates for county legislature visit VC

By Clark Xu – 2 weeks ago

In preparation for the general election in New York State on Nov. 7, candidates for state and local offices initiated door-to-door campaigns to increase voter participation rates from a historical…