Vassar works toward carbon neutrality by 2030

By Lev Winickoff – 6 days ago

In 2016, Vassar announced a new goal: carbon neutrality by 2030. Similar institutions have committed to carbon neutrality in the near future and many have already achieved it. For example,…

Anonymous social media app bubbles on campus

By Makenna Monaghan – 2 weeks ago

What’s Fizzin’? The anonymous, campus-specific social media platform Fizz has made a big impact on the Vassar community in the last few weeks. The app, founded by two Stanford students,…

Students struggle with extreme weather

By Emma Adams – 3 weeks ago

As students returned to campus in late August, the traditional first-week heat wave smothered Vassar. But as August melted into September, the high temperatures did not cease.  The National Weather…

Dining workers express concerns over changes

By Jyotsna Naidu – 3 weeks ago

[This article was corrected with a few adjustments on Sept. 16, 2023.] In January 2023, Vassar College’s dining service, Bon Appétit Management Company, received an engineer’s report detailing kitchen safety…

Students travel to NYC for Ezoo music festival

By Nathaniel Kratovil – 3 weeks ago

Many music enthusiasts will tell you there’s nothing quite like seeing your favorite artist perform live. Last weekend, roughly 88,000 Electronic Dance Music (EDM) fans from across the country gathered…

VVA organizes 5K honoring Vassar veteran

By Makenna Monaghan – 4 weeks ago

[CW: This article contains mentions of suicide and PTSD.] Last year, the Vassar Veterans Association (VVA) and the Vassar community at large lost a peer, mentor and friend with the…

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