Arts

Anderson offers charm, little substance

By HARRIS GURNEY – 10 years ago

I confess: I am often ambivalent when it comes to Wes Anderson. I might enjoy his movies’ campish charm and relish in their stylish decoration, but there always comes a…

Alum perseveres through sickness

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 10 years ago

Dancers require an immense strength, both physical and mental, to land a leap en l’air, remain on their toes for extended amounts of time and practice tedious exercises. Professional dancer…

Howard embodies comedic and dramatic roles with gusto

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 10 years ago

As an only child, Asia Howard ’16 filled her adolescent world with characters taking the form of stuffed animals and imaginary friends. Things haven’t changed much—Howard spends much of her…

Musical passions unite students from different disciplines

By ANDREW WILLET – 10 years ago

For the most part, students’ majors reflect their greatest passions. But at Vassar, many students are greatly passionate about music, theatre, painting and a multitude of other pursuits completely out…

Comedygeddon weekend promises side-splitting laughs

By ESSIE ASAN – 10 years ago

Three comedy troupes walk into a bar. But substitute the bar for Taylor Hall, Sanders Auditorium and the Shiva and add an audience of rowdy students. The punchline becomes Comedygeddon,…

Library showcases noteble, rare books on architecture

By JAKE SOLOMON – 10 years ago

The Art Library’s latest exhibit, “The Architect’s Library,” offers a glimpse into the minds and inspiration of world-renowned architects. “The Architect’s Library” is a collection of books that have helped…

Rick and Morty’ successfully pushes limits

By ALBERT MUZQUIZ – 10 years ago

If I had a dollar for every time the human race was transformed into murderous praying mantis creatures in “Rick and Morty,” I’d have one dollar. But what a dollar.…

Shosh outshines aimless gal pals in ‘Girls’

By TAYLOR THEWES – 10 years ago

Just like every other liberal arts student, I watch “Girls.”  And just like every other liberal arts student, I seem to find complaints in almost everything and anything. No matter…

Olson’s latest displays morose maturation

By JACK CONWAY – 10 years ago

For me, sadness and studying are inseparable, explaining why I’ve listened to Angel Olsen’s album, “Burn Your Fire For No Witness,” over twenty times. That, and because it’s really good.…

Poets bring love of spoken word to Vassar

By ESSIE ASAN – 10 years ago

Gathering in a packed and claustrophobic stairwell in Sanders Classroom Auditorium has become procedure for many popular campus events, which usually include outlandish comedic performances or hyped plays. The spoken…