Day: February 11, 2015

Sex ed necessary for youth education

By SARAH SANDLER – 7 years ago

Most of us have suffered through it: that dreaded day in fifth or sixth grade when the school nurse or health teacher comes to class to give a room of…

‘Serial’ represents power of public voice

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

“Previously, on ‘Serial’-” Cue the familiar sing-songy backtrack that chimes to listeners nationwide, signaling the next installment of America’s beloved podcast. Host Sarah Koenig, a journalist from NPR’s “This American…

Students deserve more authority in joint committees

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 7 years ago

What if I told you it’s time for the students of Vassar College to unionize? I don’t necessarily mean unionizing in the traditional labor sense, but I do mean perhaps…

Brewer House Cup performances engage community

By YIFAN WANG – 7 years ago

Singing, dancing, acrobatics, acting and martial arts are things one would normally anticipate to see at a talent show. But the Brewer House Cup (BHC) (No) Talent Show says there’s…

All about that bass: Bellino makes Skinner Hall debut

By CONNOR MCILWAIN – 7 years ago

The music department is known for it’s constant stream of free concerts and recitals throughout the year. Oftentimes, these recitals feature more than just student performers, the faculty get to…

Fundraising concert aims to support Korean refugees

By CHRISTIAN PRINCE AND EMMA ROSENTHAL – 7 years ago

LiNK is the Vassar chapter of the national organization Liberty in North Korea, which rescues North Korean refugees in China and provides them with resettlement assistance. and other resources LiNK…

Filmmaking alum brings Vassar studies to spotlight

By EMMA ROSENTHAL AND RAPHAEL MARIANI – 7 years ago

For Josh Alexander ’97, filmmaking starts with a philosophical question. As many forgetful seniors do, he never declared his philosophy correlate, but has kept the subject in his work post-graduation.…

Poitras’ new film, artistic if excessive

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 7 years ago

Matters of identity and personal narrative are no doubt at the center of Laura Poitras’ documentary “Citizenfour.” The film was conceived at the end of 2012 and completed mid-2014, and…

‘Eye Candy’ investigates teen mystery

By SAACHI JAIN – 7 years ago

When I first heard about MTV’s new thriller “Eye Candy,” written by Christian Taylor and based off of the novel by R.L. Stine, I wasn’t too inclined to watch it…