Day: February 26, 2014

It would be cool if no one mentioned this ever again

By LILY DOYLE – 8 years ago

I spent the majority of my pre-Vassar life aggressively not caring about “popularity.” For example, in 6th grade, everyone had to do a research project for a class literally titled…

Vassar Jewish Union becomes Open Hillel

By ANNA IOVINE – 8 years ago

The Bayit House is the Center for Jewish students at Vassar College. Recently, the Vassar Jewish Union voted to become an Open Hillel, disassociating itself with Hillel International. Photo By:…

Senior projects could be mandatory

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 8 years ago

In the past few weeks, the library has become a haven for stressed-out seniors as they race toward thesis deadlines. Surrounded by books and multiple cups of coffee, they are…

Snow crew surmounts harsh winter

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 8 years ago

In days of ice and snow, it’s up to College Grounds employee Bill Ackert to clear the roadways. But the job of dealing with unforgiving winter weather is much bigger…

Swim team breaks numerous records

By JONATHAN SAFIR – 8 years ago

From Feb. 19 until Feb. 22, the men and women’s swimming and diving team took part in the Upper New York State Collegiate Swimming Association (UNYSCSA) championships to end its…

College should better address winter effects

By THE EDITORS – 8 years ago

While the Vassar community is still recovering from the copious amounts of snow that has fallen on campus during the past few weeks, we at The Miscellany News would like…

Alum perseveres through sickness

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 8 years ago

Dancers require an immense strength, both physical and mental, to land a leap en l’air, remain on their toes for extended amounts of time and practice tedious exercises. Professional dancer…

NSO explores diversity, marginalization in nerd culture

By BETHANY TERRY – 8 years ago

Featuring the theme “The Imperial Republic of the Cyber Age,” No Such Organization (NSO) held their 13th annual convention this past weekend. With video game tournaments, cosplaying events, tabletop and…

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