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Prof spotlight: Williams Brown talks educational diversity

By Duncan Aronson – 4 months ago

[Correction (Monday, Dec. 10): The original version of this article contained two inaccuracies. First, it suggested that the teachers with whom Professor Williams Brown worked did not have agency. In…

Get ready for five festive holiday events in our local area

By Ariana Gravinese – 4 months ago

Now that Thanksgiving has passed and December is rapidly approaching, many people are ready for the holiday season. Radio stations have started playing holiday music, Netflix is featuring seasonal-themed movies…

Diabetes in daily life recounted

By Frankie Knuckles – 4 months ago

On the morning of Nov. 1, 2018, I draft a Facebook post, proclaiming that we are now in Diabetes Awareness Month. I tell my friends to educate themselves about the…

Quite Frankly

By Frankie Knuckles – 4 months ago

Have a question you want answered? Submit your quandaries at http://bit.ly/2RFnXfk Hey Frankie, Who am I? Sincerely, Future Philosopher Dear Philosopher, Quite frankly, I suspect this was a joke submission.…

Nguyen ’20 navigates crossroads of multiple identities

By Duncan Aronson – 4 months ago

Whether she’s working at the Information Desk, delivering laughs in underground improv performances or running around as president of the Asian Students’ Alliance (ASA), Heather Phan Nguyen ’20 always carries…

ASA Night Market fuses, celebrates culinary cultures

By Duncan Aronson – 5 months ago

This past Saturday, Nov. 3, Vassar’s various Asian-identifying student organizations erected food booths in the College Center for the Night Market event hosted by the Asian Students’ Alliance (ASA). Setting…

Lunch Box serves meals, bonds community

By Andrea Yang – 5 months ago

According to Professor of Sociology Leonard Nevarez’s community food assessment report in 2013, the food insecurity rate in the City of Poughkeepsie was 26.8 percent. This one-in-four households average was…

Quite Frankly

By Frankie Knuckles – 5 months ago

Have a question you want answered? Submit your quandaries here! Hey Frankie, There’s this girl, right. She’s intimidating. She’s so [heckin’] cool, and smart, and funny and talented and I…