Day: October 12, 2016

Forum opens conversation about racial, social issues

By MEG HOWELL – 5 years ago

The Aula brimmed with the smell of apple-ci­der. Balancing paper plates on their laps, stu­dents sat in chairs event organizers had arranged into a circle. Behind them, boxes of autumnal…

Feeding minds, bodies on the Walkway

By EILIS DONOHUE – 5 years ago

Last Saturday was Poughkeepsie’s first foray into the Feeding the 5000 campaign to combat food waste, with an event called “Feeding the Hud­son Valley.” Although the day was overcast, spirits…

Approved policy to enrich curriculum

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 5 years ago

Over the next few years, Vassar students will be registering for and taking fewer classes. Their schedules, however, will be no less rig­orous. According to a recently passed policy, students…

News Briefs

By ZANDER BASHAW & NICK BARONE – 5 years ago

Meat industry embraces protein alternatives Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest meat processor, announced Monday that they have invested an un­disclosed amount for a five percent stake in Beyond Meat, a…

Higgins and company make Vassar athletics happen

By LINDSAY WOLK – 5 years ago

Taking care of approximately 500 student athletes is no easy task. But head athletic trainer Suzi Higgins takes that role in stride. “It’s an enormous responsibility that I take very…

Strong leadership helps swim teams make a splash

By KELLY PUSHIE – 5 years ago

Only a few weeks into the 2016-2017 season and things are already looking bright for the Vassar men’s and women’s swim team. High expectations, hard work and an incredible sea­son…

Golden State asserts NBA dominance with Durant

By ROBERT PINATARO – 5 years ago

Just a few weeks after the conclusion of the NBA finals, the Golden State Warriors made a blockbuster free agency acquisition so grand that it has changed the dynamic of…

Sharapova’s reduced ban creates more controversy

By HANNA MCGUIREL – 5 years ago

I was stunned when Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon in 2004 at 17 years old. I watched her topple fifth seed Lindsay Davenport and later take down defending champion Serena Williams…

As league playoffs near, Brewers climb leaderboards

By JAMIE ANDERSON – 5 years ago

Field Hockey In their first come-from-behind victory of the season, VC upset Liberty League rival and No. 9 University of Rochester 2-1 at home. The Brewers went into halftime trailing…