health

Supreme Court case spurs protest

By MARIE SOLIS & MEAGHAN HUGHES – 8 years ago

On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court heard two landmark cases, Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Sebelius vs. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp, regarding religious freedom and women’s health.…

Eye strain plagues all-day PC viewing

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

It’s that time once again: We’re back from spring break and it’s time to get back to doing endless hours of schoolwork. For many, including myself, this includes hours of…

VSA addresses increased need for counseling services

By NOBLE INGRAM – 8 years ago

On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) council approved a letter to be sent to President Catharine Hill and other Vassar administrators calling for a post-doctoral fellowship to…

Super Bowl not an event worth watching

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 8 years ago

For many reasons, I did not watch the Super Bowl this weekend. Some were practical, such as the amount of work I had to do, the number of meetings I…

Hitting snooze button not a more productive option

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

We’ve all heard the saying, “the early bird gets the worm,” suggesting that early risers are more productive and get more work done. However most college students love and value…

Smoking ban leaves questions unanswered

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

After half a decade of debating the implementation of a campus-wide smoking ban, the Administration announced just prior to Thanksgiving break that by July 2015 Vassar would be both a…

NFL ignores players’ long-term health

By ELI J. VARGAS I – 8 years ago

Football is one of America’s favorite sports, and during the holiday season there always seems to be a significant game scheduled. This serves to put the sport of football in…

Women’s Health Center provides essential services

By JULIA CUNNINGHAM – 8 years ago

The Women’s Health Center at Baldwin Hall is a resource for individuals seeking information, diagnosis and treatment for or about gynecological and breast health issues. The clinic is located on…