The Miscellany News

The Nature Report: Community Theater

By Nicholas Tillinghast – 2 weeks ago

I’d like to start this edition of “Nature” off with a bird count for the week: seven house sparrows, one white-breasted nuthatch, one titmouse, one blue jay, one cardinal, two…

Vassar students petition for change

By Sarah Kageyama – 2 weeks ago

Vassar students are known for many things: their tote bags, fondness for Marx and passion for activism. With the recent popularity and controversy over the petition for regular COVID-19 testing,…

Chipmunks cause campus power outages

By Youngju Chang – 2 weeks ago

Within the first month of the semester, Vassar experienced two mass power outages. A chipmunk caused both incidents. The first blackout occurred on Sept. 7 at 8:25 p.m., with power…

Visions of a culture in decline at the 2021 Met Gala

By Karina Burnett – 2 weeks ago

During the 2020 election season, I wrote an article about the commodification of political duty in response to liberals pumping out endless “Vote” merch. Although voting season has ended, this…

The Waterfowl: What are they up to?

By Nicholas Tillinghast – 2 weeks ago

The days are getting shorter since the fall season has arrived. For those unfamiliar with fall, it is when the trees collectively desert the color green. Quickly regretting their decision,…

Requiem for Gen Z: How Gen Z Can Overcome Negative Stereotypes

By Matthew Little – 2 weeks ago

With the oldest millennials turning 40 this year, Generation Z will soon bear the brunt of intergenerational loathing. Just as other generations stereotyped millennials for loving avocados and participation trophies,…