speech

Blogger confronts Asian representation in popular media

By ERIK HALBERG – 7 years ago

From racial stereotypes to offensively-worded t-shirts to butchered attempts at mimicking Asiatic languages, the media has often subjected Asians to incredibly offensive, if not outright racist, slights. To help raise…

Convocation speaker draws on life to inspire students

By RHYS JOHNSON – 7 years ago

On September 10, the Vassar community piled into the Chapel together for this year’s Fall Convocation, the formal beginning to the 2014-2015 academic year. Seniors and faculty members entered, dressed…

Toastmasters club sharpens public speaking prowess

By SHANNON LIAO – 8 years ago

To the student nervously prepping for a thesis presentation, to the student whose eyes sink to the ground when the professor asks a question, Vassar offers a new speech training…