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Farmers, students push for equality

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Tuesday April 9, Vassar students and members of the Poughkeepsie community gathered for a panel discussion and march in support of farm workers’ rights. The event was titled “Shield…

Panel discusses gun issue

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On Sunday April 6, Vassar students and faculty joined forces with the Poughkeepsie community to explore the roots of gun violence in present-day America. The discussion, titled “What’s Up With…

Butler reframes identity in Zionism debate

By RACHAEL BORNÉ – 6 years ago

During her lecture on Monday April 9, 2013, Judith Butler framed her discussion around a seemingly straightforward question: ‘What does it mean to be a Zionist?’ The talk, entitled ‘Martin…

VSA endorses four student life and conduct proposals

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

On Sunday April 7, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council meeting passed four proposals regarding student life and conduct. Two of these resolutions, a proposal on updating the relationship abuse…

News Briefs 4/11/2013

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 6 years ago

Great Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’ Dies at 87 Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and champion of the Conservative Party Margaret Thatcher died Monday, April 8 at the age of 87.…

VSA veterans talk tactics with potential candidates

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

In preparation for the Vassar Student Association (VSA) elections later in April, the VSA held a “Campaigning Training” meeting this Saturday sponsored by the Women’s Center. The meeting was run…

MICA lecture examines societal gains from fossil fuels

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On Friday March 29, the Moderate, Independent, Conservative, Alliance (MICA) sponsored a lecture entitled “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet” by the president of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP) Alex…

News Briefs 4/4/2013

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

Arizona Approves New Version of “Bathroom Bill” On March 27, the Arizona House Appropriations Committee approved a version of an anti-transgender “bathroom bill,” technically SB 1045, after voiding parts of…

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