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Updates from the VSA

By Julian Corbett – 2 months ago

Senate Agenda and Updates for November 18 and 25, 2018 Consensus Agenda—Passed Pre-Approved Allocations: 50.33/50.33 from Capital to Ultimate Frisbee for 28 collapsible training cones 10.98/10.98 from Pre-Organizations to Korean…

College reports Campus Climate Survey findings

By Noah Purdy – 2 months ago

Following the completion of the survey commissioned by the Engaged Pluralism Initiative (EPI) last spring, the College reported on its findings this week. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, President of the…

Lecture reflects on nature of man in Murakami’s oeuvre

By Jessica Moss – 2 months ago

Exploring the nature of humanity is a common thread throughout many literary works. However, the pervasiveness of this theme does not detract from the singularity of each works’ conclusion. Such…

Acclaimed author Maggie Nelson delivers Gifford lecture

By Meghan Hayfield – 2 months ago

On Thursday, Nov. 8, acclaimed writer and poet Maggie Nelson delivered the annual Gifford Lecture. Nelson was awarded the MacArthur “Genius” Grant in 2016 and the National Endowment for the…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… A week after election day, the 2018 midterm elections have not yet ended. Democrats successfully took back control of the House of Representatives with a 227…

News Briefs

By Olivia Watson – 2 months ago

Jeff Session resigns On Nov. 7, 2018, President Trump forced Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign from his role, which he had held since Feb. 8, 2017. Sessions has been…

VSA UPDATES

By Julian Corbett – 2 months ago

Consensus Agenda—Passed Pre-Approved Allocations: 43/43 from Capital to Bike Shop for a chain link remover to remove chain link from bikes. 71/71 from Capital to Bike Shop for a round…

Agreement encourages Vassar, DCC student crossover

By Chris Dillon – 3 months ago

During the next two weeks, Vassar students will be flooding their major advisors’ offices to get PIN numbers and discuss course offerings before pre-registration ends on Friday, Nov. 16. For…

College bids farewell to di Bartolo

By Leah Cates – 3 months ago

This Friday, Nov. 9, marks Dean of Students Adriana di Bartolo’s final day at Vassar. In an emailed statement sent to the student body on Oct. 29, Interim Dean of…