liberal arts

A more mainstream Vassar to come? Campus weighs in

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 6 years ago

Over the years, change within Vassar—from a more free-spirited institution to a more straitlaced one—walks a fine line between being perception and fact. Last semester during his talk, writer Jeffrey…

New curricular proposals too restrictive for students

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

As students returned from restful breaks filled for most part with much-needed time away from campus, campus leaders sent an email about an ongoing curricular proposal that looks to revisit…

Yusuf to speak on liberal arts

By ERIK HALBERG – 7 years ago

While Vassar is often considered one of the least religious colleges in the country, the Religion Department is working to provide a space for dialogue between its more secular student…

Push toward natural sciences infringes on VC liberal arts

By CHRISTOPHER BROWN – 7 years ago

This past weekend was the notorious a cappella auditions weekend throughout Vassar’s campus. Being a member of an a cappella group, I was preoccupied with preview concerts, singing, auditions and…

The Big Benefits of Small Colleges

By Angela Della Croce – 8 years ago

Ms. Cook gave me an uneasy look as she scanned the final list of colleges I would be applying to. “All small liberal arts colleges, huh? No larger research universities?”…