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News Briefs 4/18/2013

By LIZ ZHOU – 6 years ago

Senate considers bipartisan Gun Control Legislation The bipartisan gun control bill, coauthored by Senators Joe Manchin (D., W.Va) and  Pat Toomey (R., Pa) will be voted on by the end…

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…

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