Day: November 12, 2014

NY State prisoner-turned-activist chronicles experiences

By RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On Nov. 6, the Vassar Prison Initiative (VPI), a student organization committed to raising awareness about issues related to the prison-industrial complex, hosted an event featuring educator and counselor Dr.…

Outside the Bubble 11/12/14

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

President Pushes FCC On Net Neutrality On Nov. 10, President Obama shifted focus after the mid-term elections to an issue he has campaigned on for years: net neutrality. Releasing a…

Women’s basketball looks to build off historic season

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 6 years ago

After hours of strenuous pre-season conditioning and training, the Vassar women’s basketball team look to set the tone for a winning season in their opener against Babson College on Nov.…

Young talent boosts league popularity

By ROBERT CARPENTER – 6 years ago

It is that time of year again. Days are getting shorter, stores are selling Christmas lights and pumpkin spice lattes have infiltrated every coffee shop in the country. All of…

Kobe Bryant attempts to defy age

By ELI J VARGAS I – 6 years ago

The NBA regular season is finally under way, and from the new-look-Cleveland Cavaliers to the great teams in the West, there are plenty of reasons to watch basketball this season.…

Rookie contracts help small market teams

By SAM HAMMER – 6 years ago

Over the last few weeks, several young NBA stars, including Kenneth Faried, Ricky Rubio and Klay Thompson, were all signed to large contract extensions with their current teams. Oct. 31…

VC athletes earn All-Liberty League team recognition

By AMREEN BHASIN – 6 years ago

Women’s Soccer The Brewers did not qualify for the Liberty League Tournament this year; however, two women’s soccer players were honored by the Liberty League. Senior Chloe Wheeler earned First…

Alumna expresses discontent with Vassar BDS movement

By LAURIE JOSEPHS – 6 years ago

Imagine five Vassar departments and two programs co-sponsoring a speech by a Ku Klux Klan supporter. Or Vassar giving its imprimatur to a rant against members of the LGBTQ community…