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Student forums assess VSA restructuring

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

On Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22, a group of students held forums in UpC to discuss with the student body a proposal for restructuring the VSA. The proposal…

Outside the Bubble 2/27/2014

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill   On Monday, Feb. 24, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that imposes harsh punishments, including life imprisonment, for homosexual acts. Homosexual activity was already…

Janet Mock imparts her story

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

On Monday, Feb. 17, Vassar’s annual All College Day kicked off in the Villard Room with a keynote address by trans woman activist and author Janet Mock. “The Campus Life…

Dialogue equips community with tools to combat racism

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

For the 14th year, Vassar is hosting All College Day. The theme this year is (Un)silencing Voices and many lectures and discussions lead by guest speakers, professors and administrators took…

Foundation awards VC creative arts grant

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

The College announced on Feb. 7 that it has received a grant of $750,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation to work on projects from 2014 to 2017. The grant…

Outside the Bubble 2/20

By JUSTINE WOODS – 6 years ago

The Bill That (Almost) Legalized Anti-Gay Discrimination Kansas’ House of Representatives approved a bill last week that would allow businesses and individuals to deny services from restaurant service to medical…

Petition seeks Asian inclusion

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Wednesday, February 5, a petition circulated throughout the student body calling for greater inclusion of Asian and Asian-American voices in the Women’s Studies program. The petition was part of…

Film Screening of Eve Ensler’s ‘V-Day’ sparks debate

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

On Tuesday, February 11, Vassar’s Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention (SAVP) hosted a screening of the film “V-Day” followed by a critique moderated by Senior Lecturer of English and Director…

College tackles issue of divestment from fossil fuels

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

Last Thursday the Vassar Debate Society held a public debate on whether Vassar should divest from fossil fuel companies. The debate touched on what effects divesting or not divesting would…

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