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CIRC votes to recommend fossil fuel divestment

By Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign – 2 months ago

In a historic vote last May, the Campus Investment Responsibility Committee (CIRC), which is made up of faculty, students, alums and administrators, and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees…

The scoop on Vassar’s Trustees

By Laurel Hennen Vigil, Dylan Smith, and Clark Xu – 2 months ago

[Nov. 6 Editor’s note: Following the publication of this article, a few of the Trustees chose to submit their own bios to The Miscellany News with further details that they…

Political Roundup

By Talya Phelps – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… On Oct. 12, The White House announced President Trump’s decision to slash subsidies to health insurance companies that help cover out-of-pocket costs for low-income people. The…

News Brief Oct. 19, 2017

By Marusa Rus – 2 months ago

Wildfires ravage northern California Firefighters in Northern California have finally started to tame some of the wildfires that have been spreading around the Golden State since Sunday, Oct. 8. They…

Updates from the VSA

By – 2 months ago

Forum with Associate Dean Ed Pittman The Vassar Student Association (VSA) Senate held a forum with Associate Dean of the College for Campus Life & Diversity Ed Pittman this past…

Candidates for county legislature visit VC

By Clark Xu – 2 months ago

In preparation for the general election in New York State on Nov. 7, candidates for state and local offices initiated door-to-door campaigns to increase voter participation rates from a historical…

Political Roundup

By By Talya Phelps – 2 months ago

In this week’s headlines… On Sept. 27, pointing to goals of economic growth, the Trump administration unveiled its proposed tax overhaul, which would slash corporate tax rates, implement a lower…

News Brief Oct. 4, 2017

By By Pazit Schrecker, Youngju Chang, and Marusa Rus – 2 months ago

Saudi women gain the right to drive On Sept. 26, the government of Saudi Arabia publicly announced that women in the kingdom will soon be allowed to drive. The gender-based…

Students present summer research at URSI symposium

By By Dylan Smith – 2 months ago

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Vassar students presented their faculty-advised research projects at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Summer Institute (URSI) Symposium, the 22nd annual of its kind. It featured undergraduate research…