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ESPN mishandles reporter’s tweet, raises larger questions

By Jonathan Levi-Minzi – 1 year ago

[Content warning: Mention of sexual assault] ESPN SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill recently set off a media frenzy by tweeting, “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself…

NFL roundup: Rams, Jaguars, and Cowboys, oh my

By Robert Pinataro – 1 year ago

This week in the NFL was as exciting as ever, characterized by some close contests and an unexpected blowout. The season, thus far, has been full of twists and turns,…

Why We Play: Ariella Rosenthal, Basketball

By Ariella Rosenthal – 1 year ago

Vassar is fortunate to have so many talented and dedicated student-athletes on campus. This year, The Miscellany News would like to highlight the voices and stories of these athletes. “Why…

Children’s book exhibition fondly remembers novelist

By Jimmy Christon – 1 year ago

At Vassar’s Thompson Memorial Library, there is currently an exhibit displaying a collection of children’s books by the late Nancy Willard, who, along with being a faculty member at Vassar…

Revival unsettles, leaves more unanswered questions

By Matt Stein – 1 year ago

What does the term “Lynchian” mean? Figures in a red room speaking backwards? A woman singing within a radiator? For all the surrealism within “Mulholland Drive” or “Blue Velvet,” David…

Circus troupe turns fire into art

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 1 year ago

As we meander through the semester, the end of September is always marked by assignments picking up their pace, readings being left unfinished and an action-packed Families Weekend. However, the…

Tennis finds success in Scramble, takes three

By Kelly Pushie – 1 year ago

The Vassar Women’s tennis team hosted three opponents this past weekend on the Josselyn tennis courts in the Vassar Scramble. The Brewers matched up against Connecticut College, New York University…

U.S.A. men’s soccer turns blind eye to young players

By Desmond Curran – 1 year ago

The United States men’s national team (USMNT) has a big problem–a problem that has continuously plagued the team for as long as I can remember watching them play. That problem…