Features

Science students trek to ‘land of fire and ice’

By Laila Volpe – 1 month ago

While some may think of Iceland as just an island with a misleading name, 15 Vassar students are currently taking advantage of its rich, diverse terrain to conduct research. The…

Alumnae/i share wisdom, advice with the Class of 2017!

By Noah Purdy and Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 1 month ago

“Congratulations! Be proud of everything you’ve accomplished and let everyone who helped you get here know how grateful you are. The most important thing you can do after graduation is…

Gender binary proves toxic in everyday life

By Maddy Ouellette for TBD – 2 months ago

It’s Christmas, the only holiday when my mother’s family gets together–despite the fact that most of us aren’t even remotely Christian. My older sibling, my younger sister and I sit…

VAST provides tutoring, activities for middle schoolers

By Laila Volpe – 2 months ago

The “Vassar Bubble,” a well-known phenomenon on this campus, is an undeniable issue. To counteract its effects, some students seek to connect with the Poughkeepsie community by getting involved in…

Alphabet workout regimen suitable for dorm rooms

By Kaitlin Prado – 2 months ago

Disclaimer: I am not now, nor have I ever been a fitness instructor. I don’t know anything about your personal physical fitness journey, and I cannot be held responsible for…

Workshop educates about trans allyship

By – 2 months ago

In the age of increasing social media presence, we can often denote activism with ‘slacktivism,’ passively supporting an issue without actually taking efforts to make a change. In general, though,…

Lack of campus support for non-cis students persists

By TBD – 2 months ago

TBD is a new pre-org established to improve policy related to trans and gender nonconforming students at Vassar. It raises awareness and promotes positive change. In our weekly columns, we…