Day: March 30, 2016

VSA initiative to make free tampons available on campus

By ETHAN BARATZ – 6 years ago

Earlier this month, the Vassar Student Asso­ciation (VSA) set into motion an initiative aimed at increasing student access to menstrual hygiene products on campus. The plan, which was initiated by…

Hanhardt elucidates gentrification of queer communities

By JORGE GRUBER – 6 years ago

In a March 10 lecture titled “Broken Windows at Blue’s: A Queer History of Gentrification and Quality of Life Policing,” Associate Professor of LGBT Studies at the University of Maryland…

Arizona heat won’t defeat rough, ready Brewer runners

By JAMIE ANDERSON – 6 years ago

It’s the time of year when many of Vassar’s athletic teams find themselves in the thick of springtime competition. However, this isn’t the case for the men’s and women’s track…

Notable performances give athletes place in the sun

By OLIVIA O'LOUGHLIN – 6 years ago

After a tough week of midterms, several Vas­sar teams packed their bags and flew off to sunny locations around the country. Seven differ­ent teams traveled to warm, tropical destinations including…

Sharapova reveal setback for Big Tennis

By WINNIE YEATES – 6 years ago

In the game of tennis, sportsmanship–gra­cious winning or losing–is a prized trait in addition to superior athletic abilities. Tennis players and fans do not crave brutality. So what a sad…

Leak adds new level to Madness

By ROBIN DRUMMOND – 6 years ago

Every year when March rolls around you can feel a change in the air. New life is breathed into the earth as the grass turns green, the trees bud and…

MLS on rise with starpower, willing execs

By DESMOND CURRAN – 6 years ago

With the arrival of Spring comes a multi­tude of exciting beginnings in the world of sports. The start of baseball is right around the corner, the NHL playoffs begin to…

TIRC stifles activism on climate change

By VASSAR COLLEGE FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGN – 6 years ago

This is the first of a two-part article on the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign’s repeated attempts to engage the Administration and Board of Trustees on fossil fuel divestment. Our experi­ence…

VSA should be depoliticized in wake of BDS vote

By JESSE HORROWITZ – 6 years ago

If a waiter fails to serve their customers promptly, they are fired. If a doctor fails to care for their patients, they are fired. If a lawyer fails to adequately…