Day: February 27, 2013

With Medicaid expansion, FL gov. shows pragmatism

By ANGELLA DELLA CROCE – 9 years ago

M aybe politicians aren’t as impractical as they appear. On February 20, Rick Scott, the Republican Governor of Florida, made a move that surprised both sides of the aisle: he…

Vassar must divest to take a stand against oppression

By GABE DUNSMITH AND ERIN BOSS – 9 years ago

Following the Vassar Student Association’s resolution to support divestment from fossil fuels, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign could not be more excited about moving towards positive social change on Vassar’s…

Comics, graphic novels underrated media

By JEAN-LUC BOUCHARD – 9 years ago

In the past two decades, there has been a surge in popularity in American colleges and universities to use comics as texts in the classroom. One has only to browse…

Vassar, West Point share common adversary in WBC

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 9 years ago

While February 28 will stand as a significant day in the lives of many Vassar students because of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) protest and Vassar’s responsive programming, the same…

Swimming, diving teams shatter records as season finishes

By CHRIS BROWN – 9 years ago

  After a tough year of tournaments, Vassar College’s swimming and diving teams ended their season in style at the Upper New York State Collegiate Swimming Association (UNYSCSA) championships. Women’s…

CCS, Greens to bring ecofeminist Shiva to campus

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 9 years ago

With a number of courses focused on sustainability pertaining to food issues as well as an entire semester-long learning-living community devoted to fostering a deeper understanding of food and farming,…