Day: May 2, 2018

News Briefs

By Pazit Schrecker – 3 years ago

VC Hosts 19th Green Haven Reunion At 11 a.m. on April 28, Vassar students, faculty and former prisoners and their families gathered together in the Aula for the 19th annual…

Philosophy journal covers border politics

By Clark Xu – 3 years ago

While a common conception of a scholarly publication is of a journal that highlights only specialized knowledge, the Vassar College Journal of Philosophy ruptures that assumption. The Journal brings in…

Political Roundup

By Marusa Rus – 3 years ago

In this week’s headlines… Further developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election revealed new details about a June 2016 meeting at Trump…

VSA Updates 5/1/18

By Julian Corbett – 3 years ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations $210.15/$210.15 from Capital to Barefoot Monkeys for charcoal poi, used for fire shows; the current ones are dysfunctional $1,100/$1,500 from Discretionary to Crafts Not…

Conflicts of identity, bias divide Vassar

By Nicholas Lee – 3 years ago

TW: This article discusses homophobia, assault, self-injury and suicide. When I came to Vassar, I was unaware of the difficulties that I would face navigating my identity as a white…

Former athlete calls for better oversight of VC Athletics

By Jessica Schwed – 3 years ago

As a former student-athlete at Vassar College, I recognize that coaches have the ability to significantly affect the lives of their players in so many different ways—both positively and negatively.…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Rui Meireles – 3 years ago

Forty thousand people died on U.S. roads last year. On top of that, traffic congestion cost the country a total of around $1 billion in delays and wasted fuel. You’d…

Stigma surrounding vocational education unwarranted

By Catherine Bither – 3 years ago

In American society, college is widely seen as the only way to attain a happy life. All across the country, high school students are taught that college is necessary for…