diversity

Students draw from Pomona diversity talks

By JEREMY MIDDLEMAN – 6 years ago

courtesy of Consortium on High Achievement and Success Few issues are more important to today’s col­lege and university administrations than al­laying growing racial tensions. Vassar College’s own administration took an…

ALANA Center welcomes new director, fresh ideas

By NOBLE INGRAM – 6 years ago

By Sam Pianello Amidst the typical frenzy of early September and the beginning of the school year, an unfamiliar figure has emerged that seeks to redirect the campus’ prolific activist…

Williams officially announces departure from Vassar

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

On April 15, the College’s Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) and Title IX Officer Julian Williams announced that he will be leaving Vassar next year to become…

Vassar awarded new Cooke Prize for Equity

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

Enrolling low-income students and allocating financial aid is something that many colleges and universities struggle with today. Vassar however, has stood out to many as particularly dedicated to socioeconomic diversity…

Activist panel confronts VC race issues

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

Amidst the troubled relationship between students and the College’s current leadership surrounding issues of diversity and inclusivity, Professor of English, writer and social activist Kiese Laymon hosted an event in…

2016 Class Council aims to promote new voices, diversity

By BETHANY TERRY – 8 years ago

Student government is a central fixture of many, if not, most upper educational institutions, and students can occasionally wonder if their student government does an appropriate job of representing its…

VSA acts on problems of exclusion

By NOBLE INGRAM – 8 years ago

Last Thursday, Sept. 26, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) formed the Vassar Student Association Review Committee (VSARC). The committee, primarily composed of elected students but open to any interested students,…

Fall event bonds queer students

By KELLY YU – 8 years ago

Students, professors and administrators alike slowly filtered into the room. Bubbly, light music accompanied the laughter and small talk that floated through the air. Friends caught up while strangers became…

Programming Board bad for campus event diversity

By RAMY ABBADY AND RUBY PIERCE – 8 years ago

Diversity is an issue in society, and it is an issue at Vassar. Vassar has made incredible progress over the years in working toward a more inclusive environment, but we…