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Students, alums celebrate Black History Month at Vassar

By Youngju Chang – 4 months ago

Since 1976, February has been officially recognized as Black History Month. Throughout the month, people remember the significant role of African Americans in U.S. history and celebrate their invaluable achievements…

Updates from the VSA

By Julian Corbett – 4 months ago

VSA Appointments The Board of Elections and Appointments is currently looking for applicants for four positions! Do you want to get involved with Vassar’s student government? Do you routinely read…

Filmmaker presents documentary on refugee crisis

By Youngju Chang – 5 months ago

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, filmmaker and comedian Ben Tumin gave a lecture about his new documentary discussing a resettlement of refugees in Germany and United States. This lecture is a…

CDO hosts alums for panel on creative career paths

By Pazit Schrecker – 5 months ago

On Saturday, Feb. 3, students gathered in the College Center Multipurpose Room for a panel on creative careers. The 11 a.m. event was the first of three professional development panels…

Bradley speaks on healthcare reform

By Clark Xu – 5 months ago

In the meditative evening glow of the Class of ’51 Reading Room, President of the College Elizabeth Bradley addressed a lecture about her book “The American Healthcare Paradox: Why Spending…

Community Works raises nearly $77,000 for local nonprofits

By Dylan Smith – 5 months ago

On Jan. 24, Vassar’s Office of Communications announced that the College’s annual giving campaign, Community Works, exceeded its goal of raising $75,000 for local nonprofit organizations located in the Hudson…

Local library hosts speaker on American identity in food

By Clark Xu – 5 months ago

Cooking and eating together are key activities for the formation of community identity. At the Boardman Road Branch Library on Sunday, Jan. 28, writer, culinary historian and food interpreter of…

Lecturers talk union organizing

By Clark Xu – 7 months ago

 Debates about proper working conditions and compensation have put pressure on relationships between workers, management and consumers not only at Vassar College, but also in other parts of the country…

Panelists discuss economic revitalization in Poughkeepsie

By Youngju Chang – 7 months ago

On Friday, Nov. 17, students, faculty and locals gathered at the Vassar Barn to attend an event entitled “Chronogram Conversations.” Hosted by the Environmental Cooperative, the event created a space…