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Middlebury program is a haven for language integration

By ANNA BRASHEAR – 11 years ago

We started the countdown from 10 after the nervous laughter in the auditorium had faded to a silent, expectant tension. …5…4…3…2…1…0. And utter silence. Two hundred and fifty students glanced…

Orientation explores identity

By PALAK PATEL – 11 years ago

Many upperclassmen think back to their first week at Vassar with trepidation and excitement. Almost every student on this campus has experienced the awkwardness that is Freshman Orientation. But this…

Vassar Abbreviations Decrypted

By Aja Saalfeld – 11 years ago

Navigating campus was probably among my top worries when I was a freshman, especially considering I have the navigational skills of a rock, a fact exemplified by my ability to…

Students find culture in the bottom of a wine glass

By MARIE SOLIS – 11 years ago

Filling 144 glasses of wine is not a typical duty for professors; however, for Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Thomas Parker it is essential. For the students in…

Seniors reflect on their missed opportunities at VC

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 11 years ago

When you arrive on campus as a wide-eyed freshman, you’re immediately greeted with numerous course options and opportunities to get involved on campus. But time isn’t infinite; at some point…

New thrift shop brings trendy shopping to Arlington

By AJA SAALFELD – 11 years ago

Consignment shop chic—it’s trendy and with that certain touch of irony that many Vassar students crave. The Bearded Lady, selling the sort consignment-shop chic clothing one might expect at Vassar,…

Incoming freshmen speculate on VC life

By MARIE SOLIS AND AJA SAAFELD – 11 years ago

Eloy Bleifuss Prados and Bethany Terry contributed reporting Every year, hundreds of incoming freshmen arrive with boxes full of belongings and heads full of ideas about Vassar and what their…