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Dones elected new VP for Student Life

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 11 years ago

Tuesday, Nov. 19, former Vice President for Student Life Genesis Hernandez resigned from his position. In an emergency Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council meeting, the VSA voted to fill the…

Faculty, administrators acknowledge privileges in display

By DEBBIE ALTMAN & NOBLE INGRAM – 11 years ago

On Monday, Dec. 2, faculty and administrators unveiled the Privilege Campaign, a show of portrait photographs of faculty and administrators detailing the privilege that each of these individuals...

Four dead in MTA derailment

By MAGGIE JEFFERS & ANNA IOVINE – 11 years ago

On Sunday, Dec. 1, a Metro-North train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Terminal derailed in the Bronx. Many members of the Vassar community had trouble returning to campus after Thanksgiving…

Outside the Bubble 12/4/13

By SHELIA HU – 11 years ago

Nuclear Deal for Iran This weekend in Geneva, Iran and six world powers, the US, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China, reached a deal to limit the Teheran nuclear…

Special election to decide new VP for Student Life

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 11 years ago

After the unexpected resignation from the Vice President for Student Life, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) called a special session of Council on Nov. 19 to decide how to fill…

Town Hall incites disagreement

By MAGGIE JEFFERS – 11 years ago

Senior members of the Administration called a town hall meeting that took place on Monday Nov. 18. The event, moderated by Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Julian Williams…

Bias incidents spark campus dialogues

By NOBLE INGRAM – 11 years ago

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Dean of the College Chris Roelke sent out a campus-wide email releasing the news that two students have been found responsible for several recent bias incidents.…

Consortium lobbies for social justice in higher education

By SHELIA HU & DEBBIE ALTMAN – 11 years ago

Last weekend, Nov 15-16, Vassar hosted the Consortium on Higher Education and Success (CHAS) Black and Latino Males Conference, which brought over 100 students from all over the country to…

Scholar compares LGBTQ movements of U.S. and Cuba

By ANNA IOVINE & EMILY HOFFMAN – 11 years ago

On Monday, Nov. 18, Poder Latin@ and the Queer Coalition of Vassar College (QCVC) hosted a lecture called, “From Imprisonment to Acceptance: the GLBT Movement in Cuba,” presented by scholar…