Day: January 30, 2019

Van Jones to speak at Commencement

By Jessica Moss – 10 months ago

Social advocacy, political awareness and activism thread students of Vassar’s Class of 2019 together, connecting them and characterizing their time at Vassar as they prepare for life outside of its…

Winter travel reveals that less is Moorish

By Gillian Redstone – 10 months ago

What comes to mind when you think of visiting Spain? Probably tapas, flamenco, sangria and the cities most well known to tourists: central Madrid and to the north, Barcelona. But…

Quite Frankly

By Frankie Knuckles – 10 months ago

Hey Frankie, Just kidding. No one asked me a question this week, so I’m just going to shout into the abyss and hope it shouts back. Sincerely, Frustrated Frank Dear…

Education Fellows support, inspire East Coast students

By Duncan Aronson – 10 months ago

[Full Disclosure: Aronson participated in this program as an Urban Education Fellow.] Winter break is a time for students to distance themselves from school. How ironic is it that some…

Double-booked dorm rooms render returners nomadic

By Talya Phelps – 10 months ago

Alex Azuelos ’20 saw the warning signs right away when he went to retrieve his key to Raymond 518 from the Residential Operations Center. He related, “I told the guy…

Institution critiques Title IX

By Lucy Leonard – 10 months ago

In late December, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sent a 161-page document to every college and university that receives federal funding. The document contains the Department of Education’s proposed changes to…

Vassar Voices connects attendees through narratives

By Sophie McGrath – 10 months ago

Stories are a medium for human connection, fostering empathy through sharing experiences with others. On Friday, Jan. 25, Vassar students, faculty and community members gathered in the Villard Room to…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 10 months ago

In Our Headlines … The longest government shutdown in the history of the United States ended after a 35day stalemate between President Trump, House Republicans and Democrats, over the former’s…

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