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Freshman Families Weekend events explore post-VC life

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 6 years ago

This past weekend, the annual Freshman Families Weekend brought families back to campus to visit students and attend events designed to better inform them on aspects of life at Vassar.…

Dunsmith among federal grant recipients

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

While the announcement last week of the prestigious fellowships and grants, such as the Fulbright Scholarship and the Davis United World College Scholars 100 Projects for Peace, featured heavily on…

Outside the Bubble 9/25/14

By LISA JE – 6 years ago

VP Biden Launches Website on Sexual Assault In late April, Vice President Joe Biden launched a website called “Notalone.gov” to help women find more information about sexual assault on college…

VC tops list of economically diverse elite colleges

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

On Sept. 8, The New York Times published a ranking of the most “economically diverse top colleges,” in which Vassar ranked as the most diverse of all elite colleges. The…

Convocation speaker draws on life to inspire students

By RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On September 10, the Vassar community piled into the Chapel together for this year’s Fall Convocation, the formal beginning to the 2014-2015 academic year. Seniors and faculty members entered, dressed…

Outside the Bubble 9/18/14

By LISA JE – 6 years ago

Spread of Ebola prompts global responses Ebola Virus Disease, more commonly known as Ebola, has been slowly creeping across countries by silently killing sections of the populations of West African…

Contract negotiations win higher wages for SEIU workers

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

During this summer, the Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 200 union, which includes employees in the Retreat, the All Campus Dining Center (ACDC), cleaning services and some of Buildings &…

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