Day: April 30, 2014

HealthEd screens film addressing realities of addiction

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

On Tuesday, April 29, HealthEd at Vassar hosted a town hall meeting for the college called “Unmasking the Disease of Addiction.” The event started with a short discussion facilitated by…

Campus conservatives feel alienated among dialogues

By JUSTINE WOODS – 7 years ago

On Sunday, April 27, ABC News and Fox News featured Vassar student Luka Ladan ’15 [Full Disclosure: Luka Ladan is a columnist for The Miscellany News] who discussed what it…

OUTSIDE THE BUBBLE 5/01/14

By ELIZABETH DEAN & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

Report on College Sexual Assault   The key message Tuesday from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault stated that colleges must take action to curb…

VASSAR NEWS BRIEFS 05/01/14

By SHELIA HU & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

Loss of Student   In an email sent to the Vassar Community on April 23, President Catharine Bond Hill reported the passing of Nicholas Gillin Braun ’14. According to the…

Tennis falls to Skidmore in championship

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

A strong season for the Vassar women’s tennis team came to an end on Monday, April 28, as the Brewers lost the Liberty League championship match to Skidmore College 1-5.…

Sports not as vapid, shallow as reputed

By LUKA LADAN – 7 years ago

Why watch sports? There are those who will tell you that athletic competition is meaningless, that the running and jumping and shooting don’t really hold any weight beyond base pleasure—the…

Cheating in baseball unacceptable

By ELI J. VARGAS I – 7 years ago

In baseball, there are many ways to cheat, and some are more elaborate than others. There is the classic spitball, in which the pitcher spits on the ball before he…

Sterling’s rant deserves swift punishment

By ZACH HEINZ AUGUST RIPPE – 7 years ago

The NBA playoffs have been absolutely fantastic this season. With tight first round matchups and close exciting games, they have been able to capture the attention of fans across the…