Day: April 29, 2015

Philosophy dept. event sparks controversy

By MARIE SOLIS – 6 years ago

On April 20, two students posted a Facebook event announcing that Peter Singer, a philosopher best known for his views on utilitarianism and altruism, would be Skyping in for a…

Abbady elected VSA President

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

On April 22, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) released the results of its elections for the 2015-16 academic year, which will usher in a new Executive Board with both experienced…

Loeb brings Buddhist art to fore

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

What could attract a crowd large enough to fill the spacious lecture hall of Taylor 102? One such event was “Many Faces, Many Names: The Bodhisattva of Compassion,” a special…

MVP course offers annual SAVP training

By AMREEN BHASIN – 6 years ago

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the 2015 campaign was built around the slogan “It’s time to act.” While SAAM’s campaign emphasizes something different each year, two of…

Incoming VSA council should respect, represent students

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

The Constitution of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) makes the aims of the organization clear in its dedication to serve the student body. “VSA shall serve, represent, and promote the…

Alum sparks debate on global terrorism

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

On April 24, Vassar alumnus Marc Thiessen ’89 gave a lecture entitled, “America’s Failed Response to Radical Islam,” hosted by the Vassar Conservative Libertarian Union (VCLU). Thiessen was set to…

Seniors shed dorm-room baggage for postgrad pursuits

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 6 years ago

Four years at Vassar can leave seniors with a wealth of experiences to sort through—and a pile of unwanted possessions to get rid of. With only a month before commencement,…

Williams officially announces departure from Vassar

By RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On April 15, the College’s Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) and Title IX Officer Julian Williams announced that he will be leaving Vassar next year to become…

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