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Language tables allow for mistakes, growth

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 6 years ago

Language tables on campus give students a casual, low-stress opportunity to learn something not covered in the textbooks–the art of conversation. Led by the department’s Language Fellows, the weekly gatherings…

Students test Russian language proficiency

By AMREEN BHASIN – 6 years ago

Students in Vassar’s Russian Studies department got a chance put their knowledge to a practical test. While students can compare themselves to their classmates, competing with other collegiate institutions gives…

Annual drag show incites controversy

By AJA SAALFELD – 6 years ago

Drag often evokes feelings of spectacle, of gender play and big, over the top  queens. And yet at this year’s Flawless Drag Show, presented by the Queer Coalition of Vassar…

Pegram combines passions to decode Middle English lit.

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 6 years ago

Computers can complete complex mathematical computations in less than a second, but the subtlties of languages have long escaped their mechanical minds. Tavish Pegram ‘13 has done his little part…

Art modeling reframes body image, desexualizes nudity

By MARIE SOLIS – 6 years ago

When considering campus employment options, the jobs which might seem most appealing are those which require the least amount of work for the most profit. Given those criteria, working as…

Springtime unearths fresh vegetables, delicious new meals

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 6 years ago

Spring has finally emerged from the depths of winter, accompanied by a cornucopia of gorgeously green produce. Hearty winter root vegetables have ceased their prominence on farms and gardens while…

Isard lectures on feminist identity in modern Judaism

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

Religion and feminism may often seem inherently contradictory. However, feminist Sonia Isard reminded students that they can equally express both aspects of their identities. This past Monday, April 15th, the…

VC co-op explores food, farming in Hudson Valley

By MARY TALBOT – 6 years ago

For Vassar students who eat most of their meals at the All-Campus Dining Center, it is easy to take food for granted. However, some students remedy this issue by taking…

Project Hoop House aims to close Vassar ‘food loop’

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 6 years ago

Since 2003, Campus Dining has focused on integrating local produce and products into food options available to the Vassar community. However, not until recently has there been an effort to…

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