Day: February 13, 2013

Committee brings together International Studies majors

By DALLAS ROBINSON – 9 years ago

A new majors’ committee creates a support group and space for students dedicated to one of Vassar’s interdisciplinary majors programs. The International Studies (IS) Majors’ Committee was created last semester.…

Menstrual cups an affordable and empowering alternative

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 9 years ago

Despite the fact that women have experienced menstrual periods since the beginning of time, products associated with menstruation have received pitiful updates over the years. Many women feel their only…

Divestment economics good for VC

By GABE DUNSMITH – 9 years ago

T he economics of fossil fuel divestment show good signs for Vassar. A recent report from the Aperio Group, an investment management firm, claims that the risk to colleges’ endowments…

Scouts must stand behind gay members

By ZACK STRUVER – 9 years ago

I was, am, and always will be, a Boy Scout. I make this statement not because I have any particular loyalty to any of the various organizations that operate under…

National high-speed rail poses problems

By JOSH SHERMAN – 9 years ago

There’s been an image of a map rolling around Facebook and Tumblr recently, advertising an interesting take on the still-nascent high-speed rail initiative in the United States. It depicts the…

Graffiti on campus shuts down discourse

By JEAN-LUC BOUCHARD – 9 years ago

About two weeks ago, the words “War isn’t real, Apathy is freedom, Silence is strength” began to appear on buildings across campus, written in red paint. On February 4, the…

D.C. Democrats propose legal marijuana

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 9 years ago

Sure, supporters of recreational marijuana use probably cried victory when the states of Colorado and Washington legalized the recreational use of cannabis in 2012, a historic move. But as of…

Seniors collaborate on final film projects

By JACK OWEN – 9 years ago

For many Vassar film majors, senior year proves to be their chance to set themselves apart through their art, and at the same time to collaborate  on projects and support…