Day: November 5, 2014

From madness to becoming a warrior: a personal essay

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 7 years ago

Trigger Warning: This piece contains descriptions of depression, suicidal intent and eating disorders. In the middle of the journey of our life, I found myself in a dark wood /…

Chia seeds a surprisingly satisfying smoothie staple

By PENINA REMLER – 7 years ago

While seeking out the perfect snack in my pantry, I stumbled upon a plastic container filled with something I had never seen before. These minuscule black little seeds, initially, reminded…

Keys promotes alternative U.S. human rights narrative

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

On Oct. 30, Professor Barbara Keys gave the Charles Griffin Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Department of History. The lecture focused on the historical importance of human rights and their…

Outside the Bubble 11/6/14

By MEAGHAN HUGHES AND PALAK PATEL – 7 years ago

Local elections end with Maloney win On Tuesday, Nov. 4 the United States citizens cast their vote in the midterm elections. As of 12:23 a.m. Wednesday morning, the initial results…

Newly divided squash program begins strong season

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

This year, the Vassar College men and women’s squash teams are in new territory. The squads were merged for the 2013-14 campaign due to both graduation of seniors and study…

VCMS secures bid in league playoffs

By ASHLEY HOYLE – 7 years ago

Vassar’s men’s soccer team has found itself in the Liberty League playoffs after a very strong 2014 regular season. Once they finished off their in-season work against Bard with a…

SEC dominance reveals faulty playoff format

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

As November begins, it is time for college football fans to start trying to figure out which teams will be selected for the new four-team college football playoff system. Currently,…

Accolades herald end of MLB season

By ROBERT CARPENTER – 7 years ago

Facing baseball withdrawal? The season officially ended last week, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in game seven of the World Series. And the next Major…

Brewer teams power through end-of-season fatigue

By ELI VARGAS & ERIK QUINSON – 7 years ago

Fencing For their first event of the season, the College’s fencing team traveled to the Big One Tournament hosted by Smith College to gauge how much their hard work and…