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News Briefs 4/11/2013

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 7 years ago

Great Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’ Dies at 87 Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and champion of the Conservative Party Margaret Thatcher died Monday, April 8 at the age of 87.…

VSA veterans talk tactics with potential candidates

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

In preparation for the Vassar Student Association (VSA) elections later in April, the VSA held a “Campaigning Training” meeting this Saturday sponsored by the Women’s Center. The meeting was run…

MICA lecture examines societal gains from fossil fuels

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

On Friday March 29, the Moderate, Independent, Conservative, Alliance (MICA) sponsored a lecture entitled “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet” by the president of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP) Alex…

News Briefs 4/4/2013

By ANNA IOVINE – 7 years ago

Arizona Approves New Version of “Bathroom Bill” On March 27, the Arizona House Appropriations Committee approved a version of an anti-transgender “bathroom bill,” technically SB 1045, after voiding parts of…

Titus Andronicus to headline spring concert

By ANNA IOVINE AND EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

Since students’ return from spring break, Vassar College Entertainment (ViCE) posters announcing their annual Spring Concert have been placed all over campus. The performers, however, were kept a secret until…

Cost of Vassar education to top $72,000

By BETHAN JOHNSON & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

On March 20, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Betsy Eismeier, sent an email to the Vassar community announcing the school’s decision to increase the total comprehensive fee for attendance…

Tensions flare during recent global leadership changes

By BEN HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

The last month has been replete with leadership changes across the world. These shifts in power mark uncertain futures for both citizens of these nations and for American foreign policy.…

News Briefs 3/28/2013

By CARRIE PLOVER – 7 years ago

Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Tobacco Displays in New York City Now in his third and final term, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed on Monday, March 18 to ban the…