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By Aena Khan – 1 month ago

In our headlines … President Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, Feb. 15, less than 24 hours after both chambers of Congress approved a bill that allotted only $1.3…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 1 month ago

VSA Updates Updates from the VSA meeting of Feb. 17, 2019 Consensus Agenda – Passed Pre-Approved Allocations: 397.94/397.94 from Capital to Future Waitstaff of America 150/150 from Pre-Organizations to VC…

Dean of College search narrows

By Lucy Leonard – 1 month ago

The Mission and Vision for the Dean of the College position is as follows: “The Dean of the College division educates and supports students in their intellectual, social, ethical and…

Controversial local jail faces lengthy delays

By Tiana Headley – 1 month ago

[Content Warning: This article makes mention of suicide.] On Jan. 20, 2013, a group of local activists and community members gathered in front of the Bardavon Theatre to protest the…

Lecturer demystifies silent film

By Dean Kopitsky – 1 month ago

[Correction (Tuesday, Mar. 12): The original version of this article included several inaccuracies and misquotes, noted here: The phrase “Museum of Modern Art archivist and composer Ben Model” should read…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 1 month ago

In Our Headlines … The clock is racing on Capitol Hill as both the Senate and House of Representatives engage in bipartisan talks to reach an agreement over border security…

Shutdown obstructs funding for research

By Jessica Moss – 1 month ago

“We strive to keep any semblance of sanity and balance,” laughed Vassar’s Associate Vice President of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations Gary F. Hohenberger, heaping files atop his desk suggesting…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 1 month ago

Updates from the VSA meeting of Feb. 10, 2019   Consensus Agenda – Passed Pre-Approved Allocations: Pre-Approved Allocations: 250/250 from Discretionary to Burlesque for increased security costs for Burlesque Shiva…

Africana Studies’ 50th celebrates POC talent

By Meghan Hayfield – 2 months ago

On Friday, Feb. 1, Vassar’s Africana Studies Program celebrated its 50th anniversary by showcasing a variety of creative student endeavors, including spoken word, poetry, dance, live music and visual arts.…