student life

VSA continues projects into second half of semester

By DEB STEINBERG – 9 years ago

Welcome back from October Break! I wanted to take this opportunity to update the Vassar community on some of the projects that the Vassar Student Association (VSA) has been working…

Efforts in campus discourse at odds with new issues

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 9 years ago

Having good campus discourse remains one of the hurdles the Vassar community has yet to successfully throw itself over. I hope October break has given everyone here—students, faculty, and administrators…

Incoming freshmen speculate on VC life

By MARIE SOLIS AND AJA SAAFELD – 9 years ago

Eloy Bleifuss Prados and Bethany Terry contributed reporting Every year, hundreds of incoming freshmen arrive with boxes full of belongings and heads full of ideas about Vassar and what their…

Vassar student spaces require upgrades

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 9 years ago

For several years now, there have been plans for the Barnes & Noble located within the College Center to relocate off campus. The store, originally looking to take up space…

VSA endorses four student life and conduct proposals

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

On Sunday April 7, the Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council meeting passed four proposals regarding student life and conduct. Two of these resolutions, a proposal on updating the relationship abuse…

VSA veterans talk tactics with potential candidates

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 9 years ago

In preparation for the Vassar Student Association (VSA) elections later in April, the VSA held a “Campaigning Training” meeting this Saturday sponsored by the Women’s Center. The meeting was run…

PHOCUS’ mag FIX an outlet for experimental

By MARGARET YAP – 9 years ago

Of the many artistic groups at Vassar, PHOCUS is the only only student-run photography organization. PHOCUS has 130 members in its General Body and holds photography skills information sessions, lectures,…

Queer Lady Socials serve vital student need

By MARIE SOLIS – 9 years ago

Though it might be easier to confess your affections in an anonymous online forum or introduce yourself to someone under the cover of a dimly-lit party, these atmospheres aren’t always…