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Cosplayer confesses: Costumes go beyond Halloweekend

By Frankie Knuckles – 1 month ago

This week, I spent incalculable hours cutting paper, embroidering, gluing and checking reference pictures in pursuit of the perfect Halloween costume. I even have bruises around my right thumb from…

Twins talk: Telepathy theory explained, demystified

By Duncan Aronson – 1 month ago

As Vassar students, we proudly celebrate and share our identities. They are explored through various outlets, such as Orientation events, student organizations and administrative offices. By this token, it’s safe…

Schamus discusses dilemma of truth-telling in fiction

By Mateusz Kasprowicz – 1 month ago

James Schamus is an accomplished screenwriter, producer and director who, along with producing and writing a handful of my favorite movies (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Lost in Translation,”…

Students discuss iterations of home, ways to unwind

By Duncan Aronson – 2 months ago

As if the semester doesn’t go by quickly enough, October break—a whole 216 hours away from the normal routine of Vassar—has come and gone. There is something profoundly sad about…

From Brewer to educator: Vassar history recapitulated

By Ariana Gravinese – 2 months ago

Matthew Vassar, founder of Vassar College, was a shrewd businessman from a humble background. He was born to English farmers Ann Bennett and James Vassar on April 29, 1792, in…

Vassar alum in media reconnects with roots

By Meghan Hayfield – 2 months ago

Erik Lief ’85 is currently the Director of Communications at the American Council on Science and Health. With previous experience at various prestigious presses, Lief shared his perspective on the…