Day: April 25, 2018

India’s rape crisis turns political

By – 4 years ago

CW: This article discusses abduction, sexual violence and murder. In January 2018, eight Hindu men—including four police officers and one minor—abducted, raped and murdered Asifa Bano, an eight-year old Muslim…

Alumnae give professional advice for femmes in STEM

By Clark Xu – 4 years ago

[Redaction (May 16, 2019): Paragraphs of this article have been redacted, at the request of one of the subjects]  Along with the struggle for equal pay and equal  rights, proportionate…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 4 years ago

In this week’s headlines… Last week marked a significant step in United States-North Korea relations. The Washington Post reported that CIA director Mike Pompeo made a secret trip to meet…

News Briefs 4/25

By Marusa Rus – 4 years ago

Turkish presidential elections moved up The guessing and speculations about the Turkish parliamentary elections, which officially were scheduled to take place next November, are over. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

VSA Updates 4/24/18

By Julian Corbett – 4 years ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance Allocations 800/1300 from Community to CHOICE for Dog Daze of Wellness (a working title) 3675/3675 from Discretionary to Transmission for TransMission & ViCE Weekly Present:…

Big Night In lasagna-baking session fosters community

By Duncan Aronson – 4 years ago

April 20, Big Night In (BNI) and the Vassar Food Community teamed up to host a cooking extravaganza at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory. Participants made friends and  shared laughs as…

Peer therapy takes form of theratea

By Frankie Knuckles – 4 years ago

For a long time now, I’ve had a borderline obsession with high-quality tea. If you ask me, there are few pleasures in this world as fine as making and drinking…