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Physicist Wu to give commencement speech

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Thursday, March 27, the President’s Office announced the speaker for this year’s Commencement ceremony. Vassar alumna and physicist Dr. Sau Lan Wu ’63 will speak at the 150th Commencement…

Security officers seek unionization

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

The Vassar Security Department is organizing to form a union. The Student/Labor Dialogue (SLD) has been showing support through the hashtag “#DemocracyforVCSecurity,” as well as a photo campaign. Additionally, they…

Supreme Court case spurs protest

By MARIE SOLIS & MEAGHAN HUGHES – 6 years ago

On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court heard two landmark cases, Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Sebelius vs. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp, regarding religious freedom and women’s health.…

New review pinpoints MTA safety priorities

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

Prompted by the Dec. 1 Metro-North train derailment on the Hudson Line, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has undergone a comprehensive review of operations by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).…

Dialogue highlights status of Native American studies

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Monday March 25, the ALANA Center played host to an event called, “Imagining an Indigenous Vassar: The History and Future of Native Studies/Students” as part of the on-going ALANA…

College hosts high school Math League

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

On Wednesday, March 19, Vassar hosted local high school math league teams for the Dutchess/Ulster/Sullivan/Orange Counties (DUSO) Math League Championships. The attending high schools included Arlington, Cornwall, Chapel Field, New…

Outside the Bubble 3/27/14

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

Mass Protests in Turkey This week, thousands of protesters took the streets in dozens of cities in Turkey demonstrating against the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The spark of these…

Vassar Jewish Union becomes Open Hillel

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

The Bayit House is the Center for Jewish students at Vassar College. Recently, the Vassar Jewish Union voted to become an Open Hillel, disassociating itself with Hillel International. Photo By:…

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