Features

Campus patrol watches over dorms, students at night

By KHINE THANT – 7 years ago

Campus patrol is one of the most visible examples of on-campus employment yet their role at Vassar still remains somewhat enshrouded in mystery. Campus patrol was previously an entirely student-run…

May Day emphasizes community

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 7 years ago

May Day has, for years, served as a powerful and public source of solidarity for workers, activist groups and students in the Hudson Valley, and this year’s march and rally…

Awakening body and consciousness: breakfast greens recipe

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 7 years ago

Though certainly an exciting time of year, the conclusion of the spring semester—replete  with final exams, summer planning and class preregistration—also proffers the average Vassar student with plenty of stress.…

Language tables allow for mistakes, growth

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 7 years ago

Language tables on campus give students a casual, low-stress opportunity to learn something not covered in the textbooks–the art of conversation. Led by the department’s Language Fellows, the weekly gatherings…

Students test Russian language proficiency

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

Students in Vassar’s Russian Studies department got a chance put their knowledge to a practical test. While students can compare themselves to their classmates, competing with other collegiate institutions gives…

Annual drag show incites controversy

By AJA SAALFELD – 7 years ago

Drag often evokes feelings of spectacle, of gender play and big, over the top  queens. And yet at this year’s Flawless Drag Show, presented by the Queer Coalition of Vassar…

Pegram combines passions to decode Middle English lit.

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 7 years ago

Computers can complete complex mathematical computations in less than a second, but the subtlties of languages have long escaped their mechanical minds. Tavish Pegram ‘13 has done his little part…

Art modeling reframes body image, desexualizes nudity

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

When considering campus employment options, the jobs which might seem most appealing are those which require the least amount of work for the most profit. Given those criteria, working as…

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