Day: February 19, 2014

Alumnus among finalists to travel to Mars

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 8 years ago

They say a liberal arts education can take you far. One alumnus hopes his Vassar degree will launch him 250 million miles away from Earth. Max Fagin ’10 is a first-round…

Psychiatrist finds roots of happiness lie in meditation

By SHANNON LIAO – 8 years ago

Next Monday, Feb. 24, leading cognitive scientist Judson Brewer takes the floor at Vassar to discuss the mood lifting, focus boosting quality of mindfulness when used with Buddhist practices. Thin…

Dialogue equips community with tools to combat racism

By SHELIA HU – 8 years ago

For the 14th year, Vassar is hosting All College Day. The theme this year is (Un)silencing Voices and many lectures and discussions lead by guest speakers, professors and administrators took…

Foundation awards VC creative arts grant

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 8 years ago

The College announced on Feb. 7 that it has received a grant of $750,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation to work on projects from 2014 to 2017. The grant…

Outside the Bubble 2/20

By JUSTINE WOODS – 8 years ago

The Bill That (Almost) Legalized Anti-Gay Discrimination Kansas’ House of Representatives approved a bill last week that would allow businesses and individuals to deny services from restaurant service to medical…

Brooks and Johnson to compete in summer leagues

By JONATHAN SAFIR – 8 years ago

Two standout sophomores for the Vassar College men’s baseball team recently signed contracts to continue their season into the summer. Brooks English, a 2013 First-Team Liberty League selection will suit…