Day: February 19, 2014

My student seminars are much better than yours

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

You know that one kid in class who somehow has more to say than the professor (Hint: If you don’t, it’s probably you)? Every spring, we’re given the opportunity to…

Gender neutral bathroom initiative advances

By BETHANY TERRY AND ANDRÉS ORR – 7 years ago

When Vassar went co-ed in 1969, house floors and wings were divided by gender. By the 1990s, all the houses, except for Strong, went co-ed. The term “gender neutral bathrooms”…

Janet Mock imparts her story

By ANNA IOVINE – 7 years ago

On Monday, Feb. 17, Vassar’s annual All College Day kicked off in the Villard Room with a keynote address by trans woman activist and author Janet Mock. “The Campus Life…

Social media blurs rights to privacy

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

Across the nation, millions of high school seniors experience unshakable panic over the college applications process every year. Completing the Common App, soliciting recommendations, writing supplementary essays—all of these things…

LGBTQ athletes speak out

By CHRIS BROWN – 7 years ago

Vassar College is recognized as being a progressive institution, openly discussing topics seen as taboo by other areas of the nation. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, one such discussion took place…

Poets bring love of spoken word to Vassar

By ESSIE ASAN – 7 years ago

Gathering in a packed and claustrophobic stairwell in Sanders Classroom Auditorium has become procedure for many popular campus events, which usually include outlandish comedic performances or hyped plays. The spoken…

Bill of Rights indicative of larger concerns

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

On Saturday, Feb. 15, Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council members, Cushing House President Ruby Pierce ’16 and Raymond House President Ramy Abbady ’16 held a second meeting with members of…

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