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News Briefs Nov. 1st, 2017

By Youngju Chang – 2 months ago

Opioid crisis a public health emergency Last Thursday, Oct. 26, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency and announced that the government would take several actions to…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 2 months ago

Committee Summaries Board of Residential Affairs — Chair of Residential Affairs Takunda Maisva ’19 has a meeting with President Brad- ley to discuss her perceptions about reslife and whether she…

VSA Senate Forum with President Bradley

By Noah Purdy and Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 2 months ago

On Sunday, Oct. 22, President Elizabeth Bradley held an open forum hosted by the Vassar Student Association (VSA) Senate. President Bradley presented a PowerPoint slideshow that she had shown to…

VC screens documentary on race

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 2 months ago

Vassar is no utopia. Many students feel that the idea that this space is a liberal haven, free of social prejudice simply due to the progressive values seemingly imbibed by…

Community gathers to discuss conservation research

By Clark Xu – 2 months ago

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, conservationists from Vassar College and the surrounding area gathered at the Barn on the Environmental Cooperative to share ideas about scientific research, social action and pedagogy…

Students get to know Healing to Action

By Dylan Smith – 2 months ago

On Friday, Oct. 20, Healing to Action (H2A) had its first all-campus meeting of the year. H2A is a young org at Vassar, whose goal, according to founding members and…

Professors discuss memorials in light of Charlottesville

By Youngju Chang – 2 months ago

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Vassar History Majors Committee and History Department Academic Intern Maya Sudarkasa ’18 hosted the second of the series of “History and Memory after Charlottesville” lectures.…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… On Oct. 18, President Trump made a controversial condolence call to the widow of Sergeant La David T. Johnson, who was killed on Oct. 4 in…

News Briefs Oct. 25, 2017

By Marusa Rus – 2 months ago

Trump won’t con rm Iran nuclear deal On Friday, Oct. 13, President Trump announced his decision to disavow the Iran nuclear agreement. For the time being, the agreement remains in…

Updates from the VSA

By Sarah Jane Muder – 2 months ago

Committee Updates Committee on Equity and Inclusion: —Dorm beautification project ideas, like the windows in Noyes, were discussed as a way to make the houses feel like communities. —Accessibility concerns…