Day: April 8, 2015

Letter to the Editor 4/9/15

By ZACK STRUVER – 6 years ago

Noble Ingram, Senior Editor for The Miscellany News, emailed me a little over a week ago to ask me a few questions about Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post and my…

Mental illness needs support, not scrutiny, after crash

By EMILY SAYER – 6 years ago

Editor’s Note: This article discusses suicide related to the Germanwings Flight 2525 crash.   As is the case for most of the decade’s globalized tragedies, mass paranoia and toxic scapegoat…

Education shows life’s unseen prejudices

By SARAH SANDLER – 6 years ago

I have been a student at Vassar for less than a year, and I am already noticing how my outlook on the world has changed during my time here. After…

Vassar helps low-income students see parts unknown

By SOPHIA BURNS – 6 years ago

I remember the day that permission slips were due for the annual 8th grade field trip to Washington, D.C. “I love this trip,” my social studies teacher said, “It’s often…

New curricular proposals too restrictive for students

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

As students returned from restful breaks filled for most part with much-needed time away from campus, campus leaders sent an email about an ongoing curricular proposal that looks to revisit…

The LHC returns, bringing new excitement to physics

By DELANEY FISCHER – 6 years ago

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and most powerful atom smasher, is a $10 billion particle accelerator located in Geneva, Switzerland. Its team, which included Vassar 2012 Commencement…

Unity in difference: international students’ devised play

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 6 years ago

Something powerful happens when people use art to highlight unity as well as difference, an attribute which ten international Vassar students have been able to achieve through theater. “Aftertaste,” a…

Dialogue celebrates bodies marginalized in dance world

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Walking, talking, thinking…there’s virtually no everyday activity that doesn’t rely on the body to perform. For dancers, besides an indispensable part of daily experiences, the body is also the essential…

Daguerreotypes bring shimmer to antique photography

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 6 years ago

This Friday, the walls of the Loeb will be shining with the unusual and unique photographs in “Through the Looking Glass: Daguerreotype Masterworks from the Dawn of Photography.” Research Assistant…

French film offers turns, surprises

By CHARLES LYONS-BURT – 6 years ago

The chief preoccupation of the films of adventuresome French filmmaker Olivier Assayas is the proverbial passing of the baton. His latest, sixteenth feature, “Clouds of Sils Maria,” is a flawed…