The Miscellany News

Capoeira club fuses martial arts, dance

By STEVEN WILLIAMS – 8 years ago

Usually, when two people face off in a circle surrounded by a group of chanting onlookers, something ugly and violent is about to happen. But three days a week, when…

DeMaria leads scholarship in British Lit

By YUHAN SHUI – 8 years ago

“This is my first and last job,” Professor of English Robert DeMaria observed. He has taught at Vassar for 38 years, ever since receiving his Ph.D degree at Rutgers University.…

Dominik film complicates crime genre

By MAX ROOK – 8 years ago

When Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) gives his manifesto on how he operates as a hitman halfway through Killing Them Softly, he explains that he likes to kill people from a…

Letters reveal Vonnegut’s inner musings

By VICTORIA YOUNGBLOOD – 8 years ago

I don’t think that Vonnegut was the kind of writer who constructed new worlds in order to escape his own—the imagined world that permeates his novels seems a brilliant kind…

Firm’s demise discredits zero-sum strategy

By PHIL CHEN – 8 years ago

The newest addition to a decade-long process of merger and consolidation in the financial consulting industry was recently announced. Top strategy firm Monitor Group filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, with…

VC not alone in debate over ethics of animal slaughter

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 8 years ago

Over one month ago, the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve (VFEP) alerted all Vassar students to the college’s second culling of white-tailed deer on the VFEP’s land, scheduled to take…