Day: September 23, 2015

UnReal looks at reality TV from backstage

By JILIAN ELKI – 7 years ago

Reality television is usually labeled a guilty pleasure. Why guilty? We tend to derive pleasure from watching petty but vicious com­petition and a range of emotional breakdowns and breakthroughs. (Though,…

Transformations of Tasty Tuesdays adds more variety

By ADITI CHANDNA AND JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

Photo by Sam Pianello There are not many campus traditions that are as widely appreciated as Tasty Tues­days. Every Tuesday, as the name suggests, a few restaurants in Poughkeepsie that…

New org bridges gap between sciences and humanities

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 7 years ago

Courtesy of Jay Kim A scientific revolution has begun at Vas­sar this semester, led by a new pre-org called Modern Science. “We have had a great response,” Jay Kim ‘17,…

VC embraces more extensive solar, windpower energy

By RHYS JOHNSON & ETHAN BA – 7 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar Media Relations On Sept. 16, the College announced its two latest sustainability initiatives: a solar en­ergy deal with BQ Energy and a hydropower agreement with Gravity Renewables.…

Bridge building seeks to unify sciences

By EILIS DONOHUE – 7 years ago

Photo by Joshua Sherman Vassar has been committed to science as a part of the liberal arts education since it hired its first professor in 1865, the renowned astronomer Maria…

Cushing demands maintenance action

By SHELIA HU – 7 years ago

On Sept 17, Cushing House Team, driven by a series of housing issues within the dorm, passed a resolution demanding better living conditions. The resolution covers a wide array of…