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Stevenson gives Crego Lecture on gender and economy

By Dylan Smith – 2 months ago

Labor Economist Betsey Stevenson came to Vassar on Friday, April 21 to give the Economics Department’s annual Crego Lecture. Titled “Our Changing Lives: Work, Family, and Policy in a time…

Updates from the VSA April 27, 2017

By Calvin Lamothe – 2 months ago

Annual Budgeting, Special Purpose Fund Freeze, Last Meeting of the 2016-17 Senate Annual Budgeting is underway for the 2017- 18 year. This year’s VSA Senate will vote on the 2017-18…

MfA President ponders STEM education crisis, solutions

By Steven Huynh – 2 months ago

Sponsored by the Math Department, President of Math for America (MfA) John Ewing gave a lecture this past Thursday, contemplating whether the United States is undergoing an education crisis, whether…

Vassar launches second ‘What Happens Here’ survey

By Hanna Stasiuk – 2 months ago

[Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault.] Last week, Vassar students received an email inviting them to participate in the “What Happens Here” survey. As the survey website explains, “[This study]…

News Briefs April 20, 2017

By Dylan Smith – 2 months ago

Turkey passes government reform The Turkish government held a referendum on Sunday, April 17, voting to grant Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increased executive powers. Touted as governmental reform aimed…

Updates from the VSA April 20, 2017

By Calvin Lamothe – 2 months ago

VSA Elections Have Concluded–Meet Your New Senate! Last Thursday, after days of filing, campaigning, and then more campaigning after some unexpected technical difficulties, we announced the results of our 2017…