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Gustafson incoming VSA President

By ANNA IOVINE – 7 years ago

Last Thursday, April 17, the results of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) elections for the 2014-15 school year were announced. Annually, students vote in April for the next year’s VSA…

VSA needs to better express its relevance

By CHRISTOPHER BROWN – 7 years ago

This past week, Vassar had the honor of cycling through another round of student body elections. We obtained a brand new panel of executive board members, a whole new VSA…

Minimum wage increase takes effect at VC

By ANNA IOVINE – 8 years ago

New York’s minimum wage increased at the end of 2013 from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8 an hour. It is one of 13 states to raise the minimum…

House President discusses his duties

By RAMY ABBADY – 8 years ago

It can be very challenging to be a member of the VSA Council, and even more so as a House President. I am the Raymond House President, and I would…

Obamacare rollout remains promising despite glitches

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 8 years ago

The shutdown ended and the shutout began, leaving Americans with no one to be angry with for virtually twenty-four hours before glitches in the Affordable Care Act website left them…

Shutdown has tangible effects on campus

By ELOY BLEIFUSS-PRADOS – 8 years ago

Fallout from the federal government shutdown in October has  touched Vassar College in small but discernible ways. That 16-day period brought to light all the instances students and the College—despite…

VSA continues projects into second half of semester

By DEB STEINBERG – 8 years ago

Welcome back from October Break! I wanted to take this opportunity to update the Vassar community on some of the projects that the Vassar Student Association (VSA) has been working…

US Post Office shuts down campus branch

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 8 years ago

Beginning on Sept. 1, the Vassar Post Office in the College Center implemented some significant changes. The post office will no longer provide retail services for outbound personal mail, such…