Day: November 19, 2014

Wu explores model minority myth

By NOAH GOLDBERG – 7 years ago

“Those Asian American Whiz Kids” is the title of the August 31st, 1987 cover story for Time Magazine. Six Asian American middle and high school students smile brightly with their…

VSA votes to decide fate of house teams

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

This upcoming Sunday, Nov. 23, the Vassar Student Association will vote to determine if elected house officers will be required to follow behavioral expectations set by the Office of Residential…

VC faculty makes waves on WVKR

By MARYAM NORTON – 7 years ago

Thomas Hill is a Chaucher Scholar and one of Vassar’s art librarians. He also hosts The Library Café on WVKR 91.3 FM, making him one of the Vassar staff member…

SAAC looks to create charitable outreach

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

Communication is a necessary skill needed for teams to find success in sports, and at Vassar it is no different. The SAAC, or student-athlete advisory committee, is a committee comprised…

Stalled action on BIRT database worrisome

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

The Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT) is a committee composed of various administrators and student leaders that is meant to act as a means of ensuring that students have the…

Check and mate: Vassar Chess Club learns from king

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

Imagine the mental strain of a game of chess. Now imagine facing multiple chess games set up on tables arranged in a U-formation. And now imagine playing all of these…

Blogger confronts Asian representation in popular media

By ERIK HALBERG – 7 years ago

From racial stereotypes to offensively-worded t-shirts to butchered attempts at mimicking Asiatic languages, the media has often subjected Asians to incredibly offensive, if not outright racist, slights. To help raise…

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