Arts

Spring Concert poll gives students a voice

By Kelly Vinett – 1 week ago

The Spring Concert Committee has been planning for what is arguably Vassar’s most well-attended event besides Founder’s Day. This year, the committee decided to become more transparent and inclusive. The…

Dramedy confronts LGBTQ+ past

By Matt Stein – 1 week 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 – 1 week 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.…

K.R.I.T. claims crown as king of southern hip-hop

By Jimmy Christon – 1 week ago

In 2015, Kendrick Lamar released “To Pimp a Butterfly,” and nothing has come close to its level of excellence in hip-hop since. This al- bum completely changed the way modern…

A cappella lights up Villard Room

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 2 weeks ago

As Sam Smith’s “Writings on the Wall” rang out through the hallways of Main Building, a wave of uplifting energy reverberated throughout the packed Villard Room. Gracing the stage with…

‘Unmasking Stigma” gives voices to disabled community

By Matt Stein – 2 weeks ago

In 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. The goal was to prohibit discrimination for the disabled community and provide accessibility accommodations. However,…

Marina Diamandis, come back to the music industry

By Patrick Tanella – 2 weeks ago

If you ask anyone who’s met me, they’ll tell you that my favorite artist is Marina and the Diamonds. I became enraptured after first listening to her second album, “Electra…

Spud Cannon debuts album, has Vassar homecoming

By Izzy Braham – 2 weeks ago

“Do you just dress like you play the drums or do you actually play the drums?” Jackson Lewis ’19 said to Sam Saias ’20—who was wearing a Pink Floyd t-shirt…