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A capella performers entice, embrace new members

By Holly Shulman – 2 months ago

On the evening of Sept. 12, Main Building’s Villard Room slowly filled with the humming excitement and contagious nervousness of first-years on the verge of tackling a new college experience.…

Women’s soccer picks up third straight win

By Max Swan – 2 months ago

“Tight-knit, hard-working, supportive.” These words, offered by first-years Emma Tanner and Madio Wallner and sophomore Emma Trasatti, define the culture of the women’s soccer team. That ethos was evident on…

New lifting coach impresses varsity athletes from day one

By Fiona MacLeod – 2 months ago

As Vassar’s varsity athletes prepare for another new year of competition, they are joined by more fresh faces than just incoming first-years. After a year of coaching changes and inconsistent…

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle McConaughey

By Kyle McConaughey – 2 months ago

Sport: Ultimate Frisbee Class year: 2019 Pronouns He/him/his Where do you call home? Chapel Hill, NC What’s your major? Cognitive Science What else do you do on campus? Other than…

When in Rome: Musings on Basilica, belief, Blazers

By Emmett O'Malley – 2 months ago

About a month ago, I was in Rome, officially initiating myself into a Vassar-elite lifestyle. A pre-multiculturalist perspective on history informs us that Rome is the birthplace of modern society.…