health

Tattoos seen as safe but could pose risks

By DELANEY FISHER – 8 years ago

Whenever people ask me if I would ever get a tattoo, My answer is no for two main reasons. One, I am the most indecisive person you might ever meet…

Comprehension of STIs imperative for well-being

By DELANEY FISCHER – 8 years ago

HPV, the human papillomavirus, is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI) throughout the world. In the United States, approximately 79 million people are currently infected with at…

Stress important to manage, balance for healthy life

By ANGELA DELLA CROCE – 8 years ago

Stress. It’s now commonly seen as the silent killer. Study after study have come out, emphasizing the negative health effects of a stressful lifestyle, which is perfectly logical if you…

Athletes embrace Higgins as new Head Athletic Trainer

By TINA CASO – 8 years ago

The Vassar Athletics’ training room has a new look this year. Susan Higgins, recently appointed as the new Head Athletic Trainer, will now handle the overall healthcare of the Brewers.…

Awareness and Activity: The Cure for Freshman 15

By Chris Brown – 8 years ago

Despite all the unique traits and individual atmospheres at different universities, one experience has been synonymous to each one. An experience so vile, so feared, yet everyone is susceptible to…

VC hosts Body Positive

By NOBLE INGRAM – 8 years ago

Over the weekend, Vassar hosted a series of workshops and discussions organized by the non-profit group, the Body Positive. The events focused on body issues and self-destructive eating behaviors. The…

Committee on College Life passes smoking ban

By NOBLE INGRAM – 9 years ago

Last Wednesday, April 10, the Committee on College Life (CCL) endorsed an all-campus Smoking Ban. The resolution that was passed will now go to the President of the College as…