safety

Past Halloweens spur campus safety concern

By RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

by Sam Pianello In only a few days, the much-an­ticipated festivities for Halloween will be here, and many students have long since begun getting ready. Ex­cited party-goers are not, however,…

Outside the Bubble 4/2/15

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

European Plane Crash Triggers New Pilot Safety Protocols While information continues to emerge about the physical and mental state of Germanwings Flight 9525 pilot Andreas Lubitz, the man German prosecutors…

Arlington firefighters ensure campus safety

By ERIK HALBERG – 7 years ago

The men and women of Arlington Fire Department are no strangers to Vassar College. Almost every weekend and quite often during the week, they are the people that can be…

New review pinpoints MTA safety priorities

By ANNA IOVINE – 7 years ago

Prompted by the Dec. 1 Metro-North train derailment on the Hudson Line, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has undergone a comprehensive review of operations by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).…

College should better address winter effects

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

While the Vassar community is still recovering from the copious amounts of snow that has fallen on campus during the past few weeks, we at The Miscellany News would like…

Impending inspection highlights fire hazards

By ELOY BLEIFUSS PRADOS – 7 years ago

Incense. Hot plates. Propane tanks. Fireworks. It shouldn’t surprise anyone to learn that these items are prohibited in Vassar dwellings. The category of fire hazard, however, is broader than what…