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Org of the Week: Britomartis performs as tight-knit group

By Andrea Yang – 3 months ago

“Imagine I give you the 100 percent undiluted apple juice. What happens now? You have already suffered.” Last Saturday, the student theater troupe Britomartis presented “Shitty Little Umbrella,” a show…

Famed pitcher Roy Halladay dies in unexpected crash

By Robert Pinataro – 3 months ago

Last week on Nov. 7, former MLB pitcher and two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay passed away when he crashed his plane in the Gulf of Mexico. Former teammates,…

Despite theft allegations, Ball freed from detainment

By Mack Liederman – 3 months ago

For three UCLA freshman basketball players, including high-profile LiAngelo Ball, a nightmare situation of detainment in China has finally come to a close. Last week, Ball, alongside fellow touted recruits…

Why we play: Robin Corleto, Diving

By Robin Corleto – 3 months ago

Elementary and middle school was a lot. I was bullied for being the “fat kid,” having a “gay voice,” hanging out with only girls and speaking “weird” due to my…

Dramedy confronts LGBTQ+ past

By Matt Stein – 3 months ago

When Diana Son’s play “Stop Kiss” first premiered at New York’s Public Theater in December 1998, the world was very different. Only two months prior, Matthew Shepard was beaten to…

Musical adaption confronts poignant societal issues

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 3 months ago

[Content warning: This piece discusses sexual assault, physical abuse and suicide.] Future Waitstaff of America—commenly known as FWA—is Vassar’s only theater group dedicated solely to musical theater, and from Nov.…