Day: February 26, 2014

Men’s Basketball earns Liberty League playoff spot

By TINA CASO – 8 years ago

Men’s Basketball   On Feb. 21, the men’s basketball team clinched a Liberty League playoff spot, the first since 2007-08. The 76-58 win over St. Lawrence also marked the first…

Sochi Olympics conclude without expected hooplah

By CLYFF YOUNG – 8 years ago

The Sochi Winter Olympic Games were undeniably fraught, at the start, with controversy. Despite all of the initial hubbub—the outrageous $51 billion cost, the police force (an equally startling 40-some-thousand…

IME proposal offers more options yet strains resources

By DANIELLE BUKOWSKI – 8 years ago

At the most recent Vassar Student’s Association (VSA) meeting, Professor Rebecca Edwards came to discuss the implementation of Intensive Mentor Exploration (IME), a type of senior capstone project that would…

Apps should be accessible across OSes

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 8 years ago

Whether it’s with a computer, tablet, smartphone or something in between, we all have our favorites—and it’s fine that we do. Mac vs PC, Android vs iOS, there’s nothing wrong…

Proposed defense cuts challenged by GOP

By LILY ELBAUM – 8 years ago

This week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the Pentagon’s plans to cut the size of the military down to its smallest size since before World War II. In addition, there…

Howard’s opinion disregards academia

By KAREN RAPPAPORT & LAURIE JOSEPHS – 8 years ago

Responding to articles and letters from us and other alumnae/i, Katherine Howard ’12 purports to offer her own “case for academic freedom” (The Miscellany News, “Vassar BDS sentiments not shared…

Venezuela obscured by media prejudice

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 8 years ago

The crisis in the Ukraine became arguably the biggest news story in the world this past weekend, when a breakthrough deal was signed between protest leaders and President Viktor Yanukovych…

Sept. 11 reveals shift in American pop culture

By ZACH SHERMAN – 8 years ago

The events of Sept. 11 will certainly be remembered for the rest of our lives. Even many members of the freshman class, who were approximately seven years old at the…