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Outside the Bubble 10/3/13

By MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 9 years ago

 Justice Department sues North Carolina Attorney Eric General Holder announced on Monday September 30 that the Justice Department will sue to bar several provisions of North Carolina’s new voting regulations…

Outside the Bubble 9/19/13

By Debbie Altman – 9 years ago

 Shooting in Washington Navy Yard   At around 8:20 a.m. Monday morning, Aaron Alexis opened fire inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing at least 12 and leaving 14 injured. The…

News Briefs 5/2/2013

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 10 years ago

200 killed in military-extremist group battle in Nigerian village A battle between Nigerian military forces and the Islamic extremist group killed more than 200 civilians in Baga, a city located…

News Briefs 4/24/2013

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 10 years ago

Anne Pike-Tay to speak at Spring Convocation This spring’s guest speaker for convocation will be Professor of Anthropology Anne Pike-Tay. Convocation will take place on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:30…

News Briefs 4/18/2013

By LIZ ZHOU – 10 years ago

Senate considers bipartisan Gun Control Legislation The bipartisan gun control bill, coauthored by Senators Joe Manchin (D., W.Va) and  Pat Toomey (R., Pa) will be voted on by the end…

News Briefs 4/11/2013

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 10 years ago

Great Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’ Dies at 87 Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and champion of the Conservative Party Margaret Thatcher died Monday, April 8 at the age of 87.…

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By THE MISCELLANY NEWS – 10 years ago

Tunisian Human Rights Lawyer Assassinated On Feb. 6, human rights lawyer and leader of the Tunisian Left, Chokri Belaid, was assassinated. The country of Tunisia is particularly known for being…

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By NEWS STAFF – 10 years ago

Senior class renames student gift as a tribute to Andrei Buryachenko ’13 Each year, the senior class gives a gift to Vassar as a token of appreciation. This year, the…