athletes

Gap between athletes and non-athletes up for discussion

By WINNIE YEATES – 6 years ago

On most college and university campuses, there is an inherent gap between varsity athletes and non-athletes. At bigger Division I and even some Division II school this gap is exacerbated…

Walsh hired as new Director of Athletics

By AMREEN BHASIN – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar College Athletics On Aug. 17, Vassar College’s new Athletic Director, Michelle Walsh, had her first day of work as a Brewer. Walsh was selected after an exhaustive…

Sportsman psyche linked to crime?

By ELAINA PETERKIN – 7 years ago

Jameis Winston, star quarterback of the Florida State University Seminoles football team, is the projected first draft pick for NFL. There is no denying his talent and skill on the…

College athletes face time constraints

By ELAINA PETERKIN – 7 years ago

A straight shot to the goal, a breakaway sprint and you’ve scored. It would seem to be a simple movement, but this action is so much more than a single…

Athletes: more than just haircuts

By ERIK QUINSON – 7 years ago

Sports teams are some of the most closely knit groups in Vassar’s community. From the cross country’s loud library table to swimming’s decision to dye their hair before states, Vassar’s…

Off-field regimen vital to athletes’ longevity

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

If the 2015 NFL playoffs will be remembered for anything other than controversial officiating decisions, it will be for the career longevity of the quarterbacks. Two of the greatest quarterbacks…

SAAC looks to create charitable outreach

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

Communication is a necessary skill needed for teams to find success in sports, and at Vassar it is no different. The SAAC, or student-athlete advisory committee, is a committee comprised…

Talk bridges gap between athletes, peers

By AMREEN BHASIN – 7 years ago

This past weekend, Vassar College’s Campus Life Resource Group sponsored a dialogue entitled “Who Really Plays for Team Vassar?: A Gathering of Athletes, Non Athletes, and those who exist In-Between.”…

GPA boost given to athletes unacceptable, disgusting

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

We at The Miscellany News would like to express our discontent with the Administration’s policy of adding 0.25 to the GPA of every student-athlete at the end of their season.…