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Class echoes challenges of UN

By KAITLYNN VO – 6 years ago

It can be hard, sometimes, to make certain decisions. There are choices such as not hitting the snooze button, getting out of bed, going to class. Some days are easier…

SCIA workshop examines questions of class on campus

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 6 years ago

“There is a stigma associated with socioeconomic background at Vassar, and I’d like for this to be a safe space to be able to open up that discussion,” President of…

Participation not always easy for students

By ANGELA DELLA CROCE – 6 years ago

More often than not, professors will incorporate class participation into your grade for the course, ranging from a mere five percent or so to a significant component of class, such…

VC boxing classes offer alternative forms of stress relief

By ALEX TRUNNELL – 7 years ago

According to boxing veteran turned boxing coach Brian Corrigan, “boxing at Vassar is a little hidden secret.” Since 1994, non-contact boxing has been quietly plodding along in the undercurrents of…

VC tops list of economically diverse elite colleges

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 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…

My student seminars are much better than yours

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

You know that one kid in class who somehow has more to say than the professor (Hint: If you don’t, it’s probably you)? Every spring, we’re given the opportunity to…

Class Action combats issues of classism

By AJA SAALFELD – 8 years ago

Class can be a difficult issue to navigate, and one that is often compounded at highly selective colleges with a history of wealthy students. Vassar is one such institution, but…

Students find culture in the bottom of a wine glass

By MARIE SOLIS – 8 years ago

Filling 144 glasses of wine is not a typical duty for professors; however, for Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies Thomas Parker it is essential. For the students in…