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Outside the Bubble 04/10/14

By NOBLE INGRAM & ELIZABETH DEAN – 10 years ago

Equal Pay Day   Tuesday, April 8 marked 2014 Equal Pay Day in the United States. The annual day of awareness advocates for the equal pay for women and people…

Vassar News Briefs 04/10/14

By ANNA IOVINE – 10 years ago

Actress Alum to present at Commencement   Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College announced on Monday, April 8, that alumna Sakina Jaffrey ’84 will present the senior class banner at…

News Briefs 4/3/14

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 10 years ago

College mourns student’s passing On April 1, 2014, Vassar College lost a member of its community, Dashielle Robertson. Robertson was a resident of Josselyn House and a member of the…

Physicist Wu to give commencement speech

By NOBLE INGRAM – 10 years ago

On Thursday, March 27, the President’s Office announced the speaker for this year’s Commencement ceremony. Vassar alumna and physicist Dr. Sau Lan Wu ’63 will speak at the 150th Commencement…

Security officers seek unionization

By ANNA IOVINE – 10 years ago

The Vassar Security Department is organizing to form a union. The Student/Labor Dialogue (SLD) has been showing support through the hashtag “#DemocracyforVCSecurity,” as well as a photo campaign. Additionally, they…

Supreme Court case spurs protest

By MARIE SOLIS & MEAGHAN HUGHES – 10 years ago

On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court heard two landmark cases, Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Sebelius vs. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp, regarding religious freedom and women’s health.…

New review pinpoints MTA safety priorities

By ANNA IOVINE – 10 years ago

Prompted by the Dec. 1 Metro-North train derailment on the Hudson Line, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has undergone a comprehensive review of operations by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).…

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