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Alum talks U.S. voting injustice

By Ha Bui – 3 weeks ago

On Friday, Feb. 22, Vassar students, faculty, alums and Poughkeepsie residents filled the Vogelstein Center’s Martel Theater to converse with seventh President and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and…

Columnist taps into ‘sappy’ self

By Tamika Whitenack – 3 weeks ago

As thoughts of spring flutter in the approaching future, maple sugaring season is in full swing! A year ago, maple syrup was merely something I associated with Canada and other…

Shiva documents refugee stories

By Elizabeth Johnson – 3 weeks ago

“Over five million people have fled Syria since 2011.” Vassar alum and filmmaker Alexandra Shiva ’95 begins her latest documentary “This is Home: A Refugee Story” with these words flashing…

Portraits illustrate prison epidemic

By Taylor Stewart – 3 weeks ago

Mass incarceration is an epidemic in the U.S., home to 25 percent of the world’s prison population and only five percent of the world’s people (American Psychological Association, “Incarceration nation,”…

Women’s tennis hosts historic Seven Sisters

By Teddy Chmyz – 3 weeks ago

After 37 years, the final Seven Sisters Women’s Tennis Championships took place last weekend, Feb. 23 and 24, in Vassar’s Walker Field House. This year, for the 18th year in…

Quite Frankly

By Frankie Knuckles – 3 weeks ago

Have a question you want answered? Submit your quandaries at http://bit.ly/2RFnXfk   Hey Frankie, This is one of those sappy relationship questions, but why do I like someone but dislike…

Prof spotlight: Keimowitz advocates environmental action

By Tori Lubin – 3 weeks ago

Associate Professor of Chemistry Alison Spodek Keimowitz smiled at me from her desk in Bridge Laboratory Sciences 216. On the floor below us, a laboratory with neatly compiled equipment exhibited…

Vassar Equestrian Team shows off unbridled enthusiasm

By Ariana Gravinese – 3 weeks ago

With more than 170 unique clubs on campus, one organization with which students may not be familiar is the Vassar College Equestrian Team (VCET). While the Juliet sells hats with…

Poughkeepsie police seek positive community relations

By Tiana Headley – 3 weeks ago

Stories of antagonism between communities of color and law enforcement are ubiquitous in American society. News reports on police killing unarmed people of color are more than just a media…