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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…

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…

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