Day: April 2, 2014

Professors weigh in on options for post-grad pursuits

By SHANNON LIAO – 7 years ago

Though Vassar may always hold a special place in a student’s heart, what comes next offers new experiences in equal parts terrifying and exciting. Meanwhile, seniors expected to graduate this…

Aikido club focuses on technique before coming to blows

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

A mix of philosophy, exercise and martial art, Aikido instructs students self-defense without excessive retaliatory violence. Min Chen ‘16 is part of the Vassar’s Aikido club. Taught by their sensei,…

Hungry students will go bananas for this homemade bread

By AJA SAAFELD – 7 years ago

My relationship with bananas is a long and complicated one. I spent my childhood steadfastly convinced that I hated them. Who likes bananas anyway? Or, worse, banana-flavored foods? Well, apparently…

GPA boost given to athletes unacceptable, disgusting

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

We at The Miscellany News would like to express our discontent with the Administration’s policy of adding 0.25 to the GPA of every student-athlete at the end of their season.…

MH370 tragedy spurs poor news coverage

By LILY ELBAUM – 7 years ago

On March 8, Malaysian Airlines flight 370 left Kuala Lumpur for Beijing, carrying 239 people. Less than an hour into the flight, all contact was lost and the plane seemed…

Campus discourse continues to be strong

By JOSHUA SCHRELER – 7 years ago

The Miscellany News recently published a letter by an alumnae/i group called “Fairness to Israel” that argued that recent events at our college indicate that Vassar is “no longer the…

Rise in ADHD rate spark disputes

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

Now more than ever, kids are being diagnosed with ADHD. CNN reports that as of Nov. 22, 2013, 11 percent of children between the ages of four and 17 in…

Sports prompt intense emotions for players

By LILY DOYLE – 7 years ago

I did not grow up watching sports. My mom watched the Superbowl every year, and my dad never displayed much of an interest. We would go to the occasional Mariners…