Day: February 10, 2016

Divestment resolution passes VSA, seeks referendum

By DEREK SONNTAG – 8 years ago

On Feb. 7, VSA Council approved a Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign’s resolution by consensus. The approved resolu­tion urged three things: for the VSA Council to endorse the Divestment…

Hackathon fosters creativity in computer technology

By EILIS DONOHUE – 8 years ago

The word “hacking” tends to connote digi­tal theft or crime, but it can also be about creation. Over 24 hours, students coded and programmed at the recent Community Hack to…

Outside the Bubble

By CLARK XU – 8 years ago

New York Times Releases Spanish Edition The New York Times announced on Feb. 9 that its Spanish language online edition is fully operational. The translated version, located in Mexico City,…

Experienced VC fencers dance through NFC Meet

By WINNIE YEATES – 8 years ago

Fencing is a sport that often goes overlooked, and while many Vassar students may only think of fencers as the group of people that hang out prodding each other with…

Phil Jackson and Knicks going Fishing

By ZACH RIPPE – 8 years ago

Why did Phil Jackson and the Knicks fire Derek Fisher? Perhaps the better ques­tion is, why now? Fisher was fired late Sunday night in a move that most people found…

Was this Peyton’s last rodeo?

By ADAM JOSEPH D'AGOSTINO SR. – 8 years ago

I have to admit, I was thinking with my heart last week when I said that vintage Peyton Manning was going to win the Super Bowl. That was pretty much…

Examining the Pep Guardiola paradox

By DESMOND CURRAN – 8 years ago

While the Red side of Manchester may finally have a glimpse of hope follow­ing the Red Devil’s outstanding performance against Stoke this past week, their Sky Blue counterparts have even…

Squash finishes third at Seven Sisters Championships

By MORGAN FITZGERALD – 8 years ago

Third is the one with the treasure chest… right? This Saturday, VC Women’s Squash hosted the annual Seven Sisters tournament. It was the last home match of the season, as…

Battled Brewers heat up during warm winter weather

By ANNIE HSU – 8 years ago

Women’s Basketball It was a busy week for the Women’s Basketball Team as they had three home games, two of which were conference play. They played a strong game Tuesday…

BDS resolution stifles student activism, erases complexity

By THE JSTREET U VASSAR EXEC BOARD – 8 years ago

J Street U Vassar would like to formally an­nounce their opposition to the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) resolution pending at Vassar and reiterate its opposition to the wid­er BDS…