Day: September 21, 2016

API and AUN use education to empower young people

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

President of the American University of Ni­geria (AUN) Margee Ensign spoke to stu­dents, faculty and community members on Sept. 19 about the AUN’s work towards educating the nation’s young people…

Community Works lends support to local non-profits

By JAKOB ECKELSTEIN – 6 years ago

Vassar has a reputation among students for being in a so-called bubble–that is, for being isolated from the community which surrounds it–despite its physical presence within Arlington and close proximity…

News Briefs

By KATHERINE NI AND JORGE GRUBER – 6 years ago

Canada approves heroin legislation The Canadian National Department of Health has recently passed regulations that would allow doctors to prescribe heroin as a means of treating patients who are severely…

Women’s soccer competitive in spite of opening losses

By FIONA MCLEOD – 6 years ago

Despite a recent string of close losses and a tie against aggressive competition re­sulting in a current record of 1-4-1, the Vassar College women’s soccer team continues to up­hold their…

Vassar rugby teams rebound after losing top scorers

By KELLY PUSHIE – 6 years ago

Only a week into the fall season, the Vassar College men’s and women’s rugby teams are already off to a positive start. Over his 22-year tenure, Coach Anthony Brown has…

Kaepernick protest spurs contention within league

By HANNA MCGUIRE – 6 years ago

At the 1968 Summer Olympics, track and field sprinter Tommie Smith raised his hand while atop the gold medal podium in solute of Black Power. His political action raised controversy…

Boycott over patriotism; larger NFL issues ignored

By HANNA MCGUIRE – 6 years ago

TW: sexual assault and domestic violence San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has disrupted the NFL in more ways than one. He sat and later kneeled during the national anthem,…

League competion already on the brink for fall teams

By JAMIE ANDERSON – 6 years ago

Women’s Volleyball Women’s volleyball had a strong weekend, finishing 3-1 in Liberty League action from Clark Gym at Rochester Institute of Technology. The Brewers knocked off St. Lawrence University 25-…

Dr. Jill Stein unqualified to lead Progressive movement

By JESSER HOROWITZ – 6 years ago

It should be of no surprise to hear that the American electorate harbors no amount of enthusiasm for this year’s presidential nomi­nees. Hillary Clinton, a longtime controversial figure, has yet…