Humor & Satire

Transfer students baffled by abbreviations, professors

By Blair Webber – 7 days ago

As the school year begins anew, Vassar’s campus is flooded with new faces. Between the incoming first-years who are excited to be away from home and the exchange students sharing…

Where the wild things are not: the brand-new Deece

By Yesenia Garcia – 2 weeks ago

As I walked into the new Deece for the first time during house team training, I felt conflicted. Sure, I was happy about the extended hours of operation, the fresh…

Thin dorm walls promote inadvertent eavesdropping

By Maya Sterling – 2 weeks ago

I forgot. And it really isn’t something hard to remember. I must have blocked it from memory; all the nights spent lying awake, all the mornings roused early. Of everything…

Why summer road trips are anything but vacations

By Leah Cates – 2 weeks ago

I am writing this column from a dark, cramped, nauseating purgatory. It is 10:30 p.m., and my mother, father and I are in our tenth hour of driving through the…

Bored at graduation? So am I…

By – 4 months ago

As the end of May approaches, every parent’s, grandparent’s, uncle’s, and vodka aunt’s favorite time of year gets closer and closer: graduation season. Don’t get me wrong, graduations are important!…