Day: May 31, 2015

Daisy Chain links commencements of past and present

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

The Daisy Chain, a tradition dating back to the late 1800s, celebrates the camaraderie and amiability fostered between the separate graduating classes on Vassar’s campus. Drawing together both sophomores and…

Summer in China propels students forward in fluency

By SARAH DOLAN – 7 years ago

Vassar students participated in the Qingdao Program in China to improve their Chinese skills. The program offers three credits over the course of the summer and is equivalent to third-year…

In wake of review, VSA reimagines future

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

“I like to make a joke that my goal is to destroy the VSA and build something better but I really mean that,” incoming VP for Operations Ruby Pierce ’16…

News Briefs

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 7 years ago

Investigation Continues for Amtrak Engineer, Critics Blame Congress On May 12, Amtrak Train 188 derailed and crashed near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eight passengers were killed in the crash, and dozens more…

Main hosts Beethoven’s moving melodies

By YIFAN WANG – 7 years ago

On July 22, Vassar’s Thomas Sauer will showcase his musicianship in the Villard Room. The performance will include pieces by Beethoven, Schumann, Darius Milhaud and Thomas Adès. / Jacob Gorski…

An uncliched look at seniors’ last words

By ZANDER BASHAW – 7 years ago

Commencement speeches have been riddled with cliches and pocketed with lies since the Middle Ages. See, I just completely made up a sweeping and entirely not factual argument in a…