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Political orgs conflict in ideology

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 6 years ago

You may not need to wait until September to watch the liberals and conservatives go head to head over issues like gun control, immi­gration or energy policy. Thursday, Feb. 11,…

Debate attends world tournament

By SARAH SANDLER – 7 years ago

Many college students’ winter breaks include some sort of travelling, whether to a foreign country, or just somewhere a train ride or road trip away. Less often does this almost…

VSA Exec. debate must be reformatted

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

Last Wednesday was the annual Executive Board debate for the Vassar Student Association (VSA). All candidates running for an Executive Board position, including VSA President, Vice President for Operations, Vice…

Letter to the Editor 2/20/14

By ZACK STRUVER – 8 years ago

Two weeks ago, the Miscellany News published an article in its Features section that profiled the Toastmasters Club (Miscellany News, “Toastmasters club sharpens public speaking prowess,” 02.05.13). I was struck…

Film Screening of Eve Ensler’s ‘V-Day’ sparks debate

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 8 years ago

On Tuesday, February 11, Vassar’s Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention (SAVP) hosted a screening of the film “V-Day” followed by a critique moderated by Senior Lecturer of English and Director…

College tackles issue of divestment from fossil fuels

By SHELIA HU – 8 years ago

Last Thursday the Vassar Debate Society held a public debate on whether Vassar should divest from fossil fuel companies. The debate touched on what effects divesting or not divesting would…

Debate Society hosts Demo Round, recruits freshmen

By MAGGIE JEFFERS – 8 years ago

The Debate Society held a Demo Round on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. The event, which took place in Rockefeller 200, featured Debate Society member Arushi Raina ’14 and…

START research unbiased for CCL vote

By DEVIN GRIFFIN – 8 years ago

I began to hear the phrase “smoking ban” thrown around as early as last September when I joined the VSA Student Life Committee. Like most things administrative, the idea of…