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New Cooperative hopes to bring nature to Poughkeepsie

By MARIA BELL – 6 years ago

Right about now, Vassar seniors are deep into their job hunts, searching for opportu­nities in their fields of interest as their college careers draw to a close. Last year, Education…

Mayor-elect Rolison rolls out Poughkeepsie policing plan

By JEREMY MIDDLEMAN – 6 years ago

courtesy of Spencer Ainsley/The Poughkeepsie Journal “A message was sent to everyone in this city, our city, one city working together mov­ing forward that’s what we’re gonna do togeth­er,” said…

Finding the perfect family weekend in Poughkeepsie

By SARAH SANDLER – 6 years ago

This year, Vassar has rearranged Parent’s Weekend so that All Families Weekend is now Sept. 18 through 20 instead of in April. With having families of students of all years…

A more mainstream Vassar to come? Campus weighs in

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 7 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…

Humorist Saunders delivers Krieger talk

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

“When I was asked to introduce George I said yes immediately,” began Professor of English Amitava Kumar, speaking of writer George Saunders with familiarity. And rightly so: The two went…

BIRT releases bias incident records

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

According to the Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT), amid the tensions regarding racial profiling, sexual violence and gender and sexual discrimination that inspired open forums and protests, last semester a…