Day: April 8, 2015

Campaign calls VC to face privilege

By MARIE SOLIS w/PALAK PATEL – 6 years ago

Check your privilege. It’s a neat catchphrase thrown around as reminder that some of us were born with advantages others are systematically denied. It’s easy to say, but keeping our…

NY Times columnist brings civil rights debate to campus

By CHRIS POMPETZKI – 6 years ago

On Thursday, Apr. 2, Vassar hosted New York Times Op-ed columnist Charles Blow for a lecture entitled “Civil Rights Today,” which sought to critically examine the relationship between minority communities…

Students anticipate Chin’s poetic passion

By SAACHI JAIN – 6 years ago

In her book Words in Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz said of Staceyann Chin, “To watch Chin…

Ingraham runs fastest 400 in nation

By WINNIE YEATS – 6 years ago

Last year, the Vassar women’s track and field team sent two runners to the NCAA championships, with both returning from the event as All-Americans. The team also had 17 qualifying…

Juniors create software programming club

By ELOY-BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 6 years ago

A new student club is hoping to one day improve how students access online college resources on their computers and mobile devices. Created by Jayce Rudig-Leathers ’16 and Tim Brown…

Posse students fight different kind of battle

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 6 years ago

Twelve years ago, in small desert towns in Afghanistan, Nicole Leadenham ’18 carried a rifle in her hands and a pistol strapped to her thigh. But in the corridors of…

Fultz reveals meta crossword secrets in student seminar

By MEGAN FORSTER – 6 years ago

With Fall 2015 pre-registration opening soon and new distribution requirement proposals sparking campus-wide debate, many students have academics at Vassar on their mind. However, some students are not only preparing…

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