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Daisy Chain links commencements of past and present

By EMILY SAYER – 6 years ago

The Daisy Chain, a tradition dating back to the late 1800s, celebrates the camaraderie and amiability fostered between the separate graduating classes on Vassar’s campus. Drawing together both sophomores and…

An uncliched look at seniors’ last words

By ZANDER BASHAW – 6 years ago

Commencement speeches have been riddled with cliches and pocketed with lies since the Middle Ages. See, I just completely made up a sweeping and entirely not factual argument in a…

Arianna Huffington to speak at 151st Commencement

By PALAK PATEL – 6 years ago

On Mar. 11 the Office of the President announced Arianna Huffington as the speaker for Vassar’s 151st Commencement ceremony. This year’s commencement will take place on Sunday, Mar. 31. Huffington…

Mr. Gonzalez says ‘K, thx’ to 2014

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

Whenever I sit down to write a humor piece I begin by crying into my blanket and thinking about all the mean things my daddy used to say to me.…

Vassar News Briefs 04/10/14

By ANNA IOVINE – 7 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…

Physicist Wu to give commencement speech

By NOBLE INGRAM – 7 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…

GILLIBRAND TO DELIVER 149th COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

By DAVID ROSENKRANZ AND BETHAN JOHNSON – 9 years ago

On Sunday May 26, New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver the 149th Commencement Address. She will be the first senator to give the keynote speech at Vassar, joining…