Day: April 30, 2014

Open Hillel allows VJU to welcome all backgrounds

By VASSAR JEWISH UNION – 7 years ago

Two months ago, the Vassar Jewish Union, a Hillel Student Organization (VJU), declared itself an Open Hillel. Since then, there have been many articles published and discussions had about what…

Student life a campus complexity

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

On March 28, The Miscellany News celebrated its centennial as a weekly newspaper by hosting a party in the Alumnae House for our current and former staff, as well as…

State continues to stall NY DREAM Act

By RICHARD LE – 7 years ago

In 2010, a Journal of Hispanic Higher Education study found that undocumented Mexican students were extremely likely to have high levels of civic engagement and community participation, which are both…

Studies show potential harms of marijuana

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

Time and time again, I have heard people say that marijuana is not that bad for you. It is the most commonly-used prohibited drug in the United States, and an…

Vassar makes vegetarian, vegan lifestyle accessible

By ROCKY SCHWARZ – 7 years ago

Vassar College has just wrapped up its Earth Week festivities, an annual week of events—put on by the College Committee on Sustainability, Vassar Greens, Slow Food, the Vassar Animal Rights…

Sexual assault requires more discourse

By SUSIE MARTINEZ – 7 years ago

We’ve started the conversation on sexual assault and rape, but we’re good at forgetting to follow up on those important conversations. I want to say the conversation started with a…

Founder’s Day headliner balances college and EDM

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

According to legend, the first official Founder’s Day took place on April 29, 1886. It was Matthew Vassar’s birthday and, to celebrate, Vassar rode around the campus in a carriage…