Laurel Hennen Vigil

Laurel Hennen Vigil is a sophomore majoring in Sociology with a correlate in Creative Writing. She hopes to someday be an investigative reporter. When she’s not studying or working on the Misc, Laurel loves to read, journal, run, and hike. Originally hailing from the sunny climes of Oakland, California, Laurel is enjoying the novel experience of seasons, but misses being able to go outside between November and March without a parka on.

Bradley talks public health, budget

By – 8 months ago

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Vassar appointed Yale professor Elizabeth Bradley as the 11th President of the College. Her appointment concluded an eight-month nationwide search for a new College president after…

Students broaden identity talks

By – 10 months ago

At Vassar—an institution founded by and for (and in many ways, still dominated by) the wealthy, white, able-bodied and cisgender—students who fall outside these categories often need to make a…

News Briefs

By , and – 10 months ago

Experts advocate for election recount, audit On Nov. 17, a group of respected voting rights attorneys and computer scientists alerted Hillary Clinton’s campaign team that they believed that an audit…

Campus discusses poll results

By LAUREL HENNEN VIGIL – 10 months ago

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election on Nov. 8 sent shock waves across the Vassar campus—students raged, sobbed and protested. On Thursday, Nov. 10, dozens of students attended a…

Community promotes stronger firearm laws

By LAUREL HENNEN VIGIL – 11 months ago

Braving near-freezing temperatures, hundreds of people gathered at the foot of the Walkway Over the Hudson Saturday morning, Oct. 29, preparing to march across the bridge in a demonstration calling…