Day: November 1, 2023

Vassar SJP stages walkout

By – 6 months ago

Vassar Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), following the lead of their parent organization National SJP, staged a walkout on Wednesday, Oct. 25, to call on the College to hear…

College moves to dismiss professors’ equal pay lawsuit

By Jacques Abou-Rizk and Benjamin Savel – 6 months ago

On the evening of Friday, Oct. 13, just hours after students departed for October Break, Vassar College submitted a letter requesting permission to create a motion to dismiss the women…

VVPP invites local political candidates to campus

By Clara Alger – 6 months ago

[The weekly newsletter mistakenly indicated that this article was written by Sarah McNeil. The author is Clara Alger.] In advance of the Nov. 7 general election, Vassar Voices for Planned…

Deconstructing Art Department’s recent Notre-Dame lecture

By Madeleine Nicks – 6 months ago

[The weekly newsletter mistakenly indicated that this article was written by Jesse Koblin. The author is Madeleine Nicks.] When thinking about the great monuments, paintings and cathedrals of medieval art,…

Roundabout Ramblers expand historic band legacy

By Jyotsna Naidu – 6 months ago

Since the late 1970s, the Roundabout Ramblers have brought together professors, staff and students to cover Americana songs on acoustic instruments. With a steady rotation of members, each iteration of…

Boxtroll reflects on a Halloweekend night

By Luke Jenkins – 6 months ago

I found peace while taped inside a box. Dressed as the protagonist from the 2015 stop-motion film “The Boxtrolls,” I approached the Friday of Halloweekend with a lucid sense of…

History Department welcomes Professor Smyth

By Emma Brown – 6 months ago

Noel Smyth, Vassar’s newest tenure-track history professor, has always loved stories. He began his academic career hoping to write fiction. Now, he teaches about the stories of people who were…

Spooky stories from the medieval world enchant and bewitch

By Kai Speirs – 6 months ago

Around this time of year, I often return to an anthology of stories about the undead—“The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Supernatural Encounters”—primarily because I find…

The Bronx zoo: need it or keep it?

By Nicholas Tilinghast – 6 months ago

Last Saturday, I left campus at 8 a.m. to go to the Bronx Zoo. Why was I at the zoo, you might ask? I was there for important zoo business…

Horoscopes

By Oliver Stewart – 6 months ago

Aries This week, make sure to leave no trace. Pick up after yourself; tread lightly, lest you leave footsteps behind. There will be grave consequences if you forget your headphones…

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