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GOP candidates win control of local gov.

By EMILY HOFFMAN & DEBBIE ALTMAN – 6 years ago

Republicans will continue to govern Dutchess County. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, elections determined that Republicans have won 16 out of the 25 seats, while Democrats have secured six seats. Results…

GAAP, VARC host speaker to explain ‘humane’ farming

By ANNA IOVINE & SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

On Thursday, Nov. 7, author James McWilliams gave a lecture at Vassar entitled “Veganism for Omnivores” hosted by the Vassar Animal Rights Coalition (VARC). If interested in what else McWilliams…

Lecture grounds copyright infringment in pop culture

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

On Monday, Nov. 11, intellectual property lawyer Kim Landsman ’74 visited campus to sit in on classes and give a lecture titled, “Intellectual Property’s Blurred Lines.” Landsman’s lecture offered case…

Volunteers reflect on tutoring program

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Vassar College Urban Education Initiative (VCUEI) hosted a reflection session for its student tutors who volunteer in the Poughkeepsie community. The session was titled “Race…

Outside the Bubble 11/14/13

By MAGGIE JEFFERS – 6 years ago

Hurricane slams Southeast Asia The Associated Press reported that up to 10,000 people are dead in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan’s landfall on Friday, Nov. 8. The…

VC hosts Seven Sisters to foster collaboration

By ANNA IOVINE MAGGIE JEFFERS – 6 years ago

From Nov. 1 to 3, students from the nation’s prominent women’s colleges visited Vassar’s campus for the Seven Sisters Conference. “The Seven Sister’s Conference as a concept has happened several…

Outside the Bubble 11/7/13

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 6 years ago

 Shooting in Los Angeles Airport On Friday, Nov. 1, 23-year-old Paul Ciancia entered Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with a .223-caliber assault rifle disguised in his luggage, according to CNN.…

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