Humor & Satire

Transfer students baffled by abbreviations, professors

By Blair Webber – 1 month 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…

Praise be unto Student Secure: Inside Vassar’s WiFi cults

By Steven Park – 1 month ago

Last week, the Vassar administration announced that it would start cracking down on the notorious “WiFi cults” after groups of students in hooded black robes marched around campus holding candles…

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

By Yesenia Garcia – 1 month 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 – 1 month 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 – 1 month 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…