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Heather McGhee chosen as Commencement Speaker

By Laurel Hennen Vigil – 3 months ago

Vassar College recently chose President of Demos Heather McGhee as the College’s 2018 Commencement Speaker. Demos is a Washington D.C.-based public policy organization. McGhee graduated from Yale University with a…

VMSU demands more support for Muslim students

By Youngju Chang – 3 months ago

The question of whether Vassar fully supports the religious aspects of student life has been raised from time to time over the years, and it is true that Vassar has…

Conservative Libertarians divide, regroup

By Clark Xu, Additional Reporting by Eilís Donohue – 3 months ago

In past years, Vassar students holding right-of-center views have found a venue to share their voice in the Vassar Conservative Libertarian Union (VCLU). Student leaders of the VCLU voted in…

News Briefs

By Pazit Schrecker and Mary Retta – 3 months ago

Millions march for gun control “Not one more. We cannot allow one more child to be shot at school. We cannot allow one more teacher to make a choice to…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 4 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Gun control was at the forefront of political debate this week, in the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting in Florida. New information about the shooting…

Poughkeepsie residents hold fundraiser for Puerto Rico

By Youngju Chang – 4 months ago

On Sunday, Feb. 25, a fundraiser for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico was held at the restaurant BC Kitchen on Collegeview Avenue. Surrounded by a vibrant atmosphere with Latin American music, art, snacks…

News Briefs March 2nd, 2018

By Marusa Rus – 4 months ago

Gates pleads guilty in FBI investigation The FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has again focused on President Trump’s former Campaign Chief Paul Manafort after Rick Gates, who was…

Rep. Sean Maloney visits VC

By Clark Xu – 4 months ago

The November 2018 midterm elections may be several months on the horizon, but politicians and other political commentators are already thinking of election day and its potential impact on the course of Trump’s…

Paul Farmer discusses public health and Ebola crisis

By Misha Awad – 4 months ago

Four years ago, the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa shook the world with extensive media coverage of its impact in the region and the public health threat faced by the world. Around…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 4 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations —5000/5000 from Speakers to Women’s Center for feminist activist Jamia Wilson to come speak for “Embracing Global Feminism and Transcending Women’s March Activism.” —3000/3000…