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CCS, Greens to bring ecofeminist Shiva to campus

By ALESSANDRA SEITER – 7 years ago

With a number of courses focused on sustainability pertaining to food issues as well as an entire semester-long learning-living community devoted to fostering a deeper understanding of food and farming,…

Vassar weighs in on Poughkeepsie’s misery ranking

By BETHANY TERRY – 7 years ago

With the midterm season here, many students are looking forward to getting away from the papers, exams and projects, and leaving Poughkeepsie for spring break. While this desire to leave…

Plagiarism occupies gray area

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

On the surface, plagiarism is the act of stealing another individual’s ideas and claiming them as as your own without properly crediting them. Sometimes this results from a miniscule mistake,…

Tournament to celebrate popular game’s local roots

By CARMEN REINICKE – 7 years ago

Though imitations such as Words with Friends have recently garnered popularity, many of us maintain the original is always better than the copy and pledge our allegience to Scrabble­­­—the word…

Jail deal spotlights recidivism

By RACHEL BORNÉ – 7 years ago

For years the inmate population in Dutchess County has far surpassed the jail capacity, but not until recently have we seen a proposal to build a larger, more efficient facility…