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Shepperd sounds off on importance of audio preservation

By SABRINA OH – 6 years ago

Courtesy of The Catholic University of America The digitization of sound sounds more like a futuristic process than it does a part of our country’s historical narrative. But recent movements…

Philosophy dept. event sparks controversy

By MARIE SOLIS – 6 years ago

On April 20, two students posted a Facebook event announcing that Peter Singer, a philosopher best known for his views on utilitarianism and altruism, would be Skyping in for a…

Alum sparks debate on global terrorism

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

On April 24, Vassar alumnus Marc Thiessen ’89 gave a lecture entitled, “America’s Failed Response to Radical Islam,” hosted by the Vassar Conservative Libertarian Union (VCLU). Thiessen was set to…

Holocaust survivor speaks for Yom Ha’Shoa

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 6 years ago

On Thursday, April 16, Holocaust survivor Jean Malkischer spoke about her own experiences as part of Vassar’s recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Malkischer’s talk was one of several events organized…

Thiong’o decolonizes mind through activism

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

What does it feel like to abandon the language one’s been writing and thinking in for decades and turn to another one? Acclaimed author Ngugi Wa Thiong’o probably has an…

NY Times columnist brings civil rights debate to campus

By CHRIS POMPETZKI – 6 years ago

On Thursday, Apr. 2, Vassar hosted New York Times Op-ed columnist Charles Blow for a lecture entitled “Civil Rights Today,” which sought to critically examine the relationship between minority communities…

Students anticipate Chin’s poetic passion

By SAACHI JAIN – 6 years ago

In her book Words in Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz said of Staceyann Chin, “To watch Chin…

Kondabolu comedically confronts racism

By CONNOR MCILWAIN – 7 years ago

After Jessica Williams’s sold out performance in the Chapel, it seems fitting that Vassar would bring Hari Kondabolu to campus. Like Williams, Kondabolu is known for mixing the serious and…

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