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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…

New Ecoleaders to promote sustainability

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

Sustainability at Vassar has started a new program to encourage environmental measures—defined as focusing on ecological, economic, and social concerns—in dorms and senior housing. The program instates ten to twelve…

Outside the Bubble 2/13/14

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

Washington Governor Suspend Death Penalty Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington said Tuesday that he was suspending the use of the death penalty in the state, announcing a move that he…

Elizabeth Daniels leaves legacy

By ANNA IOVINE – 6 years ago

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Vassar lost a valuable member of its community. College Historian Emerita and Professor Emerita of English, Elizabeth “Betty” Daniels ’41, passed away at the age of…

VSA addresses increased need for counseling services

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) council approved a letter to be sent to President Catharine Hill and other Vassar administrators calling for a post-doctoral fellowship to…

Cross-campus Super Bowl XLVII events energize VC

By SHELIA HU AND KATIE CARPENTER – 6 years ago

This past Sunday in the Super Bowl XLVIII game, the Denver Broncos played against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey while many Vassar students attended programming around…

VSA holds spring leadership conference

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) hosted a spring leadership conference for leaders and members of the College’s student organizations. While this was the VSA’s first leadership…

Outside the Bubble 2/6/14

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 6 years ago

2013 A Record-Breaking Year for Exonerations According to new statistics released by the National Registry of Exonerations, 2013 marked a record year for exonerations of people found guilty for crimes…

Talk hones in on Black activism

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

Last Friday, a panel discussion was held highlighting the effect the Internet has had on Black art, activism and academic work. The panel consisted of regular contributor to Salon.com and…

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