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VC calls for Asian American Dept.

By Mary Retta – 6 months ago

“I have never seen myself represented in my education. Ever,” said Megan Wang ’20. “When will I get to see myself, Vassar?” Wang is one of the organizing members of the movement to improve…

VSA seeks new vision after series of resignations

By Youngju Chang and Clark Xu – 6 months ago

In the first few weeks of the spring semester, eight members of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) resigned from their positions. The most important reasons for these resignations were general…

Alumnae/i panel speaks on science careers

By Pazit Schrecker – 6 months ago

As part of “Senior Week at the CDO,” Vassar’s Career Development Office hosted an alumnae/i panel centered on careers in scientific research of Feb. 17. The panel featured five Vassar alumnae/i working in chemical,…

News Briefs

By Marusa Rus – 6 months ago

U.S. won’t contribute to Iraq rebuilding A three-day donors’ conference was held in Kuwait this week under the sponsorship of the United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank. The objective was…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 6 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Wednesday marked another mass shooting in a United States school, this time in Parkland, Florida. The shooter has been identified as 19-year-old Nicolas Cruz, a former…

VSA Updates 2/20/18

By Julian Corbett, VSA General Intern – 6 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations —3169/3269 from Speakers to Feminist Alliance for Transformative Justice: A Teach-In with the LIES Collective. —1500/2398.48 from Capital to Vassar Filmmakers for film equipment…

Political activists discuss abolitionist agenda

By Clark Xu – 6 months ago

In its mission to equip students with a profound and well-versed liberal arts education, Vassar College makes an effort to foster political discourse that challenges perennial injustices in society and…

Updates from the VSA

By Julian Corbett – 6 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations 3150/3150 from Speakers to The Limit To bring Chris Fleming to campus for comedy event. 1000/1000 from Conference to Crafts not Bombs. For labor conference…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 6 months ago

In this week’s headlines… Early Friday, Feb. 9, President Trump signed a budget deal, turning it into a law that will last for the next two years. Thursday night saw…

News Briefs Feb. 14, 2018

By Laurel Hennen Vigil – 6 months ago

California may face new drought Less than a year ago, California’s five-year drought—the worst in the state’s recorded history—was declared over. During the last three years of the drought, Governor…