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VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 3 months ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations $1,135/$1,135 to VCTV from Capital Fund – Equipment to enhance shoots (tripod, cables, clips, etc.), with expectation of collaboration in future $19.57/$19.57 to the…

Community lauds influence of late philosophy professor

By Frankie Knuckles – 4 months ago

Last Thursday, Sept. 27, the Vassar community gathered with the family and friends of the late Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy Marco Dees in a celebration of his life and…

Youth conference centers stories of resistance, resilience

By Rachel Yang – 4 months ago

Leading up to Saturday, Sept. 22, Vassar’s campus was adorned with flyers featuring a vibrant butterfly splashed across the front, which advertised the first annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference (IYEC).…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 4 months ago

[TW: This column discusses rape and sexual assault, and makes mention of suicide.] In the United States… On Thursday, Sept. 27, Professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University Christine Blasey…

Outside the Bubble: U.N. condemns Rohingya genocide

By Chris Dillon – 4 months ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Myanmar’s Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe last Thursday, Sept. 27, at the U.N. General Assembly in…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 4 months ago

Consensus Agenda–Passed Finance allocations $209.52/$209.52 to Aikido Club from Capital Fund—headgear and sparring gloves 2000/2000 to Outing Club from Discretionary Fund —money to subsidize membership and travel costs for Climbing…

VC initiates forced migration study

By Sarah Kopp and Laila Volpe – 4 months ago

At the end of 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees counted a total of approximately 70 million forcibly displaced people all around the world, a combination of internally…

VC community participates in #BelieveSurvivors walkout

By Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 4 months ago

On Sept. 24 at 1 p.m., approximately 100 Vassar students, faculty, administrators and community members joined protesters across the United States in a walkout entitled #BelieveSurvivors. The walkout demonstrated support…

News Briefs

By Tiana Headley – 4 months ago

Kavanaugh accuser set to testify [TW: This article includes graphic descriptions of sexual assault.] On Sept. 14, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) disclosed that she had referred a sexual assault allegation…

VSA Updates

By Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 4 months ago

Finance Allocations 19.99/19.99 for Quidditch 31/31 for Bike Shop Executive Board Updates: Chair of Equity and Inclusion The Equity and Inclusion Committee explored ideas for the forum. One idea that…

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