Sports

Women’s soccer picks up third straight win

By Max Swan – 4 days ago

“Tight-knit, hard-working, supportive.” These words, offered by first-years Emma Tanner and Madio Wallner and sophomore Emma Trasatti, define the culture of the women’s soccer team. That ethos was evident on…

New lifting coach impresses varsity athletes from day one

By Fiona MacLeod – 4 days ago

As Vassar’s varsity athletes prepare for another new year of competition, they are joined by more fresh faces than just incoming first-years. After a year of coaching changes and inconsistent…

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle McConaughey

By Kyle McConaughey – 4 days ago

Sport: Ultimate Frisbee Class year: 2019 Pronouns He/him/his Where do you call home? Chapel Hill, NC What’s your major? Cognitive Science What else do you do on campus? Other than…

When in Rome: Musings on Basilica, belief, Blazers

By Emmett O'Malley – 4 days ago

About a month ago, I was in Rome, officially initiating myself into a Vassar-elite lifestyle. A pre-multiculturalist perspective on history informs us that Rome is the birthplace of modern society.…

Kaepernick’s Nike deal demands skepticism

By Emmett O'Malley – 2 weeks ago

From the moment Colin Kaepernick unceremoniously knelt during the National Anthem of an NFL preseason game in the waning days of Summer 2016, there has been nothing short of public…

With strong senior class, women’s soccer ready to rise

By Myles Olmsted – 2 weeks ago

There’s something different about the class of seniors on the Vassar women’s soccer team, perhaps because this cohort is Coach Corey Holton’s first recruiting class. It gives the group of…

Athlete Spotlight: Makena Emery

By Makena Emery – 2 weeks ago

Class Year: 2019 Where do you call home? Fairfield, CA, but I moved around a lot growing up, so I spent two years in Hong Kong and three years in…

Managers: Soccer fashion’s new frontier

By Desmond Curran – 2 weeks ago

Excuse me, Mr. Mourinho, who are you wearing? This week, millions of fans from around the world will tune in to watch the English Premier League. While their attention is…