Day: February 13, 2013

Zeligs tapped for VSA Academics

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS AND CARRIE PLOVER – 8 years ago

On Feb. 10, in a unanimous decision, the VSA Council appointed Amanda Zeligs ‘13 the new Vice President of Academics, replacing Matt Harvey ’13 who stepped down from the position…

Divestment proposal gains speed

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

Last week, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, an offshoot of the Vassar Greens, worked to increase its visibility by holding a teach-in and introducing a resolution to the VSA Council…

All-College Day to study race, privilege

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 8 years ago

Anti-racist white activist Tim Wise instructs us, “Standing still is never an option so long as inequities remain embedded in the very fabric of the culture,” in his penultimate book,…

QPR method counteracts suicides

By HAE SEO KIM – 8 years ago

One of the numerous services provided by the college counseling service is the Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) Workshop, more commonly known as Suicide Prevention Workshop. The one-day workshop is…

ASA dinner celebrates Lunar New Year

By CARMEN REINICKE – 8 years ago

While going off to college means having to leave behind friends, family and the familiarities of home, some traditions still hold true even in light of these changes. The Lunar…

Professors disagree on benefits, drawbacks of technology

By CHRIS GONZALEZ AND MARIE SOLIS – 8 years ago

For students, new technologies typically present nothing but opportunities for increased efficiency in their daily lives, whether it is in the classroom or during their free time. However, every new…

For an ethical treat, make your own chocolate for V-day

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 8 years ago

With Valentine’s Day comes the annual resurgence of candy hearts, single-stemmed roses, and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. While these cliché gifts may seem innocently romantic, the latter poses significant ethical…

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