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VC initiates forced migration study

By Sarah Kopp and Laila Volpe – 2 months ago

At the end of 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees counted a total of approximately 70 million forcibly displaced people all around the world, a combination of internally…

Local student takes us on virtual tour of Hudson Valley

By Ariana Gravinese – 2 months ago

All Families Weekend is quickly approaching. Wondering where to go with your relatives and friends? Looking for new spots near campus? This guide offers something for everyone. For the Art…

Field hockey topples Montclair

By Daniel Bonfiglio – 2 months ago

The Vassar field hockey team has enjoyed an impressive start to its 2018 campaign, strong enough to see the Brewers rise to a #16 national ranking. However, a matchup against…

Wasteful, elitist, fading: Let golf die already

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 2 months ago

Golf fans were overjoyed by Tiger Woods’ inspiring comeback from disgrace, rehab and injury to win the 2018 PGA Tour championship on Sunday, September 23 (ESPN, “How Tiger Woods improbably…

News Briefs

By Tiana Headley – 2 months ago

Kavanaugh accuser set to testify [TW: This article includes graphic descriptions of sexual assault.] On Sept. 14, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) disclosed that she had referred a sexual assault allegation…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA)…

Ford symposium showcases student-faculty research

By Olivia Watson – 2 months ago

Researching topics from profit gaps in female-owned businesses in Ghana to diversity in choral music repertoires, students in this past summer’s Ford Scholars Program were engaged in a host of…

Lecturer illuminates role of women in Apollo missions

By Chris Dillon – 2 months ago

Over the course of its six-decade-long history, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has come up with hundreds of acronyms to make rocket science less of a mouthful. NASA…