Day: January 22, 2014

Brisket: a perfect encapsulation of the American dream

By JULIET SIMON – 8 years ago

In celebration of Coca-Cola’s 125th anniversary, the company released a cookbook containing a series of recipes featuring the popular beverage. The book includes recipes for nearly everything imaginable, including pork…

CIS attempts to keep abreast with student Wi-Fi needs

By BETHANY TERRY – 8 years ago

It’s 2014—the internet is ubiquitous, and this is especially noticeable on college campuses. At Vassar, students rely on internet for everything from e-mailing their professors at the last minute to…

Minimum wage increase takes effect at VC

By ANNA IOVINE – 8 years ago

New York’s minimum wage increased at the end of 2013 from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8 an hour. It is one of 13 states to raise the minimum…

Logistical challenges limit success of Spring Orientation

By NOBLE INGRAM – 8 years ago

On Monday, Jan. 20 and Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Vassar College First Year Program hosted an event called “Spring Orientation: Unpacking Vassar.” The event was created for first-year students but…

Outside the Bubble 1/23/14

By NOBLE INGRAM – 8 years ago

Chicago Archdiocese releases records of Sexual Abuse On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Archdiocese of Chicago released more than 6,000 documents detailing the sexual misconduct cases of 30 Roman Catholic priests.…

Polar vortex makes appearance at Florida Invitational

By JONATHAN SAFIR – 8 years ago

While many students enjoy a month-long winter break, many of Vassar College’s athletes do not. Men and women’s swimming and diving was one of the teams whose break was shortened…

Replay changes role of umpires

By ELI J. VARGAS I – 8 years ago

While many professional sporting leagues have successfully been using video replay to their advantage for years, the MLB has strangely seemed to be immune to the allure of the boon…

Expect the unexpected in Olympic trials

By ZACH RIPPE – 8 years ago

This year, the Winter Olympic Games will be held in Sochi, Russia from February 7 to 23. Already, the events leading up to this year’s games seems to exemplify a…