Talya Phelps

Talya Phelps (Table Writer) graduated from Vassar College in 2019 with a film major and a correlate in educational studies. During her four years at The Miscellany News, she served in various roles, including Editor-in-Chief, Contributing Editor and Design Editor, and relished long nights in the newsroom haggling over drop caps and apostrophes. She is now living in New York City and pursuing a career in publishing. Talya enjoys writing cultural commentary, specifically musings on the milieu of Generation Z and the way in which 20-somethings’ distinct frame of reference interprets contemporary books, music and television. Her writerly inspirations include Jia Tolentino, Carrie Battan, Jonathan Franzen and David Sedaris.

Senior Retrospectives: Talya Phelps

By – 6 months ago

Talya Phelps is a film major with a correlate in educational studies. In her four years at The Miscellany News, she has served as Editor-in-Chief, Contributing Editor, Senior Editor and…

Class of ’19 has been held back

By – 8 months ago

“Vassar will not be holding Commencement this year,” Registrar Colleen Mallet announced on March 27, “as all but one member of the Class of 2019 has unfortunately been held back.”…

VC initiates forced migration study

By Sarah Kopp and Laila Volpe – 1 year ago

At the end of 2017, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees counted a total of approximately 70 million forcibly displaced people all around the world, a combination of internally…

Local student takes us on virtual tour of Hudson Valley

By Ariana Gravinese – 1 year ago

All Families Weekend is quickly approaching. Wondering where to go with your relatives and friends? Looking for new spots near campus? This guide offers something for everyone. For the Art…

Field hockey topples Montclair

By Daniel Bonfiglio – 1 year ago

The Vassar field hockey team has enjoyed an impressive start to its 2018 campaign, strong enough to see the Brewers rise to a #16 national ranking. However, a matchup against…

Wasteful, elitist, fading: Let golf die already

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 1 year ago

Golf fans were overjoyed by Tiger Woods’ inspiring comeback from disgrace, rehab and injury to win the 2018 PGA Tour championship on Sunday, September 23 (ESPN, “How Tiger Woods improbably…