Day: September 13, 2023

Students struggle with extreme weather

By Emma Adams – 8 months ago

As students returned to campus in late August, the traditional first-week heat wave smothered Vassar. But as August melted into September, the high temperatures did not cease.  The National Weather…

Dining workers express concerns over changes

By Jyotsna Naidu – 8 months ago

[This article was corrected with a few adjustments on Sept. 16, 2023.] In January 2023, Vassar College’s dining service, Bon Appétit Management Company, received an engineer’s report detailing kitchen safety…

Stevie Nicks’ solo concert was from my “Dreams”

By Emma Lawrence – 8 months ago

As the lights dimmed on a humid May evening in Orlando, Florida, thousands of eager fans gathered in anticipation. Stevie Nicks was about to take the stage. The former Fleetwood…

‘Bottoms’ tops other teen comedies

By Ciara McIntyre – 8 months ago

On Aug. 5, my friend and I found ourselves at the AMC Boston Common once again; we had Barbenheimered at that very place just two weeks prior. But on this…

Analyzing the summer of ‘Barbenheimer’

By Catherine Borthwick – 8 months ago

This summer, blockbuster films “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” took the world by storm by sharing a release date, and thus participating in a dual marketing campaign that consumers took it upon…

How New York brought out the Texan in me

By Presha Kandel – 8 months ago

I’m currently listening to country music. Growing up in a Texas town probably should have made me a long-time country music fan, but the surprising thing is, I began listening…

On my first weeks at Vassar

By Hannah Ford – 8 months ago

From the sweltering summer morning I dragged my whole life into that tiny dorm room until today, two weeks later, I have experienced the best and worst days of my…

Cognitive Science Department welcomes Professor Flusberg

By Caroline Robinson – 8 months ago

Meet Stephen Flusberg, Vassar’s newest tenure-track cognitive science professor. Flusberg grew up in a suburb of Boston and went to public high school, where, in his own words, “[He] acted…

The Anthropology Department welcomes Professor Sajadian

By Allison Lowe – 8 months ago

Vassar recently hired over a dozen new tenure-track professors in various departments. One of these new professors is China Sajadian in the Anthropology Department, whose research broadly focuses on displacement,…

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