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News Briefs Sept. 28, 2017

By Youngju Chang and Marusa Rus – 3 weeks ago

Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar The Rohingya—an Islamic ethnic minority group in Myanmar—is suffering from the government’s military crackdown. The violent clash between the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and Myanmar’s government…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 3 weeks ago

— The Health and Wellness Committee is looking into discounts for Project Period supplies and are trying to purchase things sustainably and from ethical producers. — If your org would…

Students, staff rally for better ACDC working conditions

By Clark Xu – 4 weeks ago

Amidst rising concerns about the health and safety of Vassar’s dining service workers, a coalition between Student/Labor Dialogue (SLD) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) pressed for change on…

Harmon voted in as VSA Vice President

By Dylan Smith – 4 weeks ago

Sunday, Sept. 17, marked the end of the Vassar Student Association’s (VSA) annual fall elections, which appoint first-year representatives to different positions within the student association. 20 positions within the…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 4 weeks ago

[Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault] In this week’s headlines… The White House is considering decreasing the number of refugees admitted to the United States over the next year…

News Briefs Sept. 20, 2017

By Abby Tarwater and Marusa Rus – 4 weeks ago

Students present at math conference On Saturday, Sept. 16, Smith College held its annual Women In Mathematics in New England conference, a one-day colloquium in mathematics and statistics. The conference…

Updates from the VSA

By Matea Mezic and Anish Kanoria – 4 weeks ago

Project Period Project Period is up and running thanks to the Committee of Health and Wellness! Dorms were stocked with supplies last Thursday and are expected to be continuously replenished…

Convocation ushers in a new year

By Dylan Smith – 1 month ago

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Vassar students, faculty and community members gathered in the Chapel to witness the academic circle of life. The annual Convocation ceremony recognizes the Vassar community in…

Seniors and first-years serenade under sunny skies

By Clark Xu – 1 month ago

On the relaxed Sunday afternoon of Sept. 10, the Residential Quad buzzed with country music and students chatting on the grass for the Vassar Serenading tradition. Representatives of the various…