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Van Jones to speak at Commencement

By Jessica Moss – 3 weeks ago

Social advocacy, political awareness and activism thread students of Vassar’s Class of 2019 together, connecting them and characterizing their time at Vassar as they prepare for life outside of its…

JYA-ers face room troubles

By Talya Phelps – 3 weeks ago

Alex Azuelos ’20 saw the warning signs right away when he went to retrieve his key to Raymond 518 from the Residential Operations Center. He related, “I told the guy…

Institution critiques Title IX

By Lucy Leonard – 3 weeks ago

In late December, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sent a 161-page document to every college and university that receives federal funding. The document contains the Department of Education’s proposed changes to…

Vassar Voices connects attendees through narratives

By Sophie McGrath – 3 weeks ago

Stories are a medium for human connection, fostering empathy through sharing experiences with others. On Friday, Jan. 25, Vassar students, faculty and community members gathered in the Villard Room to…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 3 weeks ago

In Our Headlines … The longest government shutdown in the history of the United States ended after a 35day stalemate between President Trump, House Republicans and Democrats, over the former’s…

Breakfast celebrates service, commemorates Dr. King

By Jessica Moss – 3 weeks ago

“We call this history to mind…because King’s witness still calls each of us to turn inward, to look inside ourselves, name our spiritual poverty in an age of uneven abundance,…

News Briefs

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Supreme Court Approves Ban On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Supreme Court approved President Trump’s military transgender ban, thus reversing the Obama administration’s move to allow transgender people to serve in…

Feminist porn star laid bare

By Jessica Moss – 3 months ago

Although some regard sex as private in nature, for those in the porn industry and many celebrities, sex straddles the line of public and private. Given this ambiguity, what role…

Talk explores Chinese public opinion, foreign policy

By Jaime Aguayo Baas – 3 months ago

On Friday, Nov. 30, Associate Professor of Government at Cornell Dr. Jessica Chen Weiss presented on the rise of Chinese nationalism in a lecture titled, “Nationalism and Public Opinion in…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 3 months ago

In national headlines… Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and attorney Michael Cohen thrust the Mueller investigation into the limelight once again this past week. A series of released court…