Features

Current Vassar Devil confesses love for a cappella group

By Michael Saracco – 6 months ago

The Vassar Devils gained national and international attention after winning the Boston Sings A Cappella Festival in 2016. They also received multiple nominations for Contemporary Recorded A Cappella Awards for…

Phocus encourages campus involvement

By Andrea Yang – 6 months ago

As Vassar’s one and only student photography organization, Phocus holds a wide array of events and activities—peer critiques, workshops, movie screenings, exhibitions—for photo enthusiasts in the Vassar community. The org…

Prof Spotlight: Students motivate educators, posits Bjork

By Duncan Aronson – 6 months ago

This week we interviewed Professor Christopher Bjork from the Education Department via email. With his long tenure at Vassar and his meta-knowledge of education, Bjork’s insights on Vassar as an…

Speculations on dorm renovations impact campus’ future

By Scott Szpisjak – 6 months ago

Changes are on the horizon that will affect the structure of campus. Vassar’s Campus Master Plan will culminate in yet another renovation of Main Building. The current form and condition…

Fake news: IG story reflects real life

By Imogen Wade – 6 months ago

“Pics or it didn’t happen.” The unspoken rule of the Instagram generation reminds me of Socrates’ paradox on writing. He believed that writing prevented people from truly remembering information (we…

Faculty spotlight: Nevarez expresses passion for research

By Aidan Zola – 6 months ago

The Miscellany News recently initiated a faculty spotlight section, showcasing the many fascinating perspectives Vassar professors have to offer. This week we interviewed Professor of Sociology Leonard Nevarez via email.…

Trek out West makes Rocky Mountain dream come true

By Aidan Zola – 7 months ago

Well, we’re back. After two weeks of eating, sleeping and watching way too many YouTube videos, it’s time to make the final push to May. And if you’re anything like…