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Response to Westboro inspires new social justice fund

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On October 10, the newly formed Social Justice and Inclusion Fund Committee released the application to the fund of the same name to the general Vassar community. The committee, which…

VSA to fill vacant leadership positions

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

For weeks the Vassar Student Association (VSA) was in search for a Jewett House Vice President, a Jewett House secretary, a Davison House Vice President and Founder’s Day Co-chairs. A…

Lecture highlights women’s issues in Congolese society

By DEBBIE ALTMAN & MAGGIE JEFFERS – 6 years ago

On Monday October 21, the USAID Mission Director of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Diane Putnam, gave a talk in Rockefeller about the role of women in the Democratic…

Outside the Bubble 10/24/13

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

Obama addresses Obamacare website problems Obama gave a speech from the White House on Monday to address concerns about his new health care website. Obama acknowledged the login problems, long…

VSA acts on problems of exclusion

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

Last Thursday, Sept. 26, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) formed the Vassar Student Association Review Committee (VSARC). The committee, primarily composed of elected students but open to any interested students,…

Local marchers reflect on 50 years of race relations

By ANNA IOVINE AND SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

This past Thursday, Sept. 26, Vassar played host to a panel of speakers and a poet in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. This event was…

Indonesia a model for interfaith dialogue

By MAGGIE JEFFERS – 6 years ago

On Thursday, September 23, Dr. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta gave a lecture entitled “Interfaith Dialogue in the World’s Largest Islamic Country: Religion, Society, and Politics in Indonesia” in Rockefeller Hall. The talk…

Outside the Bubble 10/3/13

By MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 6 years ago

 Justice Department sues North Carolina Attorney Eric General Holder announced on Monday September 30 that the Justice Department will sue to bar several provisions of North Carolina’s new voting regulations…

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