security

New security director looks to rebuild community trust

By SHELIA HU – 6 years ago

As announced in an all-campus email this summer from Dean of the College Christopher Roellke, the College has officially appointed Arlene Sabo as the new Director of Safety and Security.…

Improv students’ probation calls hazing into question

By ZACH RIPPE – 6 years ago

Does hazing happen at Vassar College? According to the 2015 Vassar College Handbook, “Hazing is any reckless or intentional act, occurring on or off campus, that produces physical, mental or…

Williams releases response video

By RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On Sunday, April 8, the Vassar Student/Labor Dialogue (SLD) posted a video of recently-terminated Safety and Security officer Kemar Williams on their official Facebook page. The video features Williams’ thoughts…

Letter to the Editor 3/5/15 – SLD

By THE VASSAR STUDENT/LABOR DIALOGUE – 7 years ago

Last Thursday, students disrupted a Trustee dinner and confronted the college about the racist termination of Kemar Williams, a Vassar security guard. We demanded that the Trustees show accountability to…

After months, Safety and Security unionizes

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 7 years ago

After two failed attempts in the past 15 years, Vassar’s Safety and Security officers have successfully formed a union and have ratified a contract. The officers have made several attempts…

Report finds serious flaws in Security Dept.

By BETHAN JOHNSON & MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

“We are extremely concerned about the state of the Vassar College Safety and Security Department,” read the opening page of a recently released security survey conducted by Margolis Healy and…

Latest NSO theft sparks questions of org. security

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 7 years ago

More than half of a semester after a summertime theft of items totaling hundreds of dollars, No Such Organization (NSO) received funding from the Vassar Student Association (VSA) following a…

Admin. must evaluate campus alert policy

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, Sept. 28, students received a campus alert from Dean of the College Christopher Roellke notifying the campus of a report made about two hours prior…