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Outside the Bubble 9/25/14

By LISA JE – 10 years ago

VP Biden Launches Website on Sexual Assault In late April, Vice President Joe Biden launched a website called “Notalone.gov” to help women find more information about sexual assault on college…

VC tops list of economically diverse elite colleges

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 10 years ago

On Sept. 8, The New York Times published a ranking of the most “economically diverse top colleges,” in which Vassar ranked as the most diverse of all elite colleges. The…

Convocation speaker draws on life to inspire students

By RHYS JOHNSON – 10 years ago

On September 10, the Vassar community piled into the Chapel together for this year’s Fall Convocation, the formal beginning to the 2014-2015 academic year. Seniors and faculty members entered, dressed…

Outside the Bubble 9/18/14

By LISA JE – 10 years ago

Spread of Ebola prompts global responses Ebola Virus Disease, more commonly known as Ebola, has been slowly creeping across countries by silently killing sections of the populations of West African…

Contract negotiations win higher wages for SEIU workers

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 10 years ago

During this summer, the Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 200 union, which includes employees in the Retreat, the All Campus Dining Center (ACDC), cleaning services and some of Buildings &…

Outside the Bubble 9/11/2014

By RHYS JOHNSON – 10 years ago

Iraqi Soldier Survives Mass Execution by ISIL Ali Hussein Kadhim, an Iraqi army recruit, was one of 1,700 captured by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, otherwise commonly…

Welcome to The Miscellany News: A letter from the editor

By Marie Solis – 10 years ago

Congratulations! You survived the application process, you have been accepted, you convinced your parents that a liberal arts degree is valuable, you’ve practiced your co-ed bathroom small talk, rehearsed one…

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