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VSA Council endorses twice-tabled divestment resolution

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 24, the Vassar Student Assocation (VSA) passed a resolution, proposed by the Vassar College Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign in conjunction with the Vassar Greens, that supports divesting…

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By BEN HOFFMAN AND EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

West Point in the line of fire for major budget cuts The nation’s premier military academy faces a $92 million budget reduction on March 1, when a federal sequestration bill…

Bunyi confirmed as new city administrator

By LEIGHTON SUEN – 7 years ago

Last Tuesday, Feb. 19, Democrat Camilo Bunyi, 62, was confirmed as the new city administrator of the City of Poughkeepsie. Mayor John Tkazyik, a Republican, voted to confirm his appointment…

NSO’s NonCon brings nerd culture to College

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS AND ANNA IOVINE – 7 years ago

Attendance at the thirteenth annual No Such Convention (NonCon) last weekend more than doubled from estimations for last year’s convention. Hosted by Vassar’s No Such Organization (NSO), a science fiction,…

Tim Wise condemns ‘white obliviousness’

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

The thirteenth annual All College Day began on Monday with an all-campus lecture titled “Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism In An Age Of Backlash”...

All College Day panels engages issues of racial equity

By BETHAN JOHNSON & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

On Tuesday, the campus hosted several panel and group discussions as part of All College Day, an all campus community-oriented program of events that took place from Monday evening to…

Alumnae/i offer encouraging outlook of post-graduation

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS and EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

  Alumnae/i returned last week to share advice and to tell their stories of struggle and success in life after Vassar. All three panels, each one with a different focus,…

VSA ruminates on divestment resolution

By LEIGHTON SUEN – 7 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 17, the resolution in support of divestment from fossil fuel industries was proposed for a second time in Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council, and subsequently tabled again…

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By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 7 years ago

Poughkeepsie contemplates new arts district An arts district may come out of the upcoming zoning renovation of the city of Poughkeepsie. Home to The Chance Theater, the Barrett Art Center,…