students

Incoming VSA council should respect, represent students

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

The Constitution of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) makes the aims of the organization clear in its dedication to serve the student body. “VSA shall serve, represent, and promote the…

Posse students fight different kind of battle

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 6 years ago

Twelve years ago, in small desert towns in Afghanistan, Nicole Leadenham ’18 carried a rifle in her hands and a pistol strapped to her thigh. But in the corridors of…

Students deserve more authority in joint committees

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 7 years ago

What if I told you it’s time for the students of Vassar College to unionize? I don’t necessarily mean unionizing in the traditional labor sense, but I do mean perhaps…

Buyout program excludes student voices

By THE EDITORS – 7 years ago

This past July, Vassar College began the first phase of the Voluntary Retirement Program, an initiative which provided certain non-faculty employees with the opportunity to take a buyout that would…

Colleges infantalize students

By ZACK STRUVER – 7 years ago

The American university system has institutionalized the transition from childhood into adulthood. Students spend the formative years of their adulthood in institutions of higher learning, and those institutions espouse individual…

By the Numbers

By THE MISCELLANY NEWS STAFF – 8 years ago

Editors Note: The Miscellany News has decided to begin publishing “By the Numbers,” which occasionally features a chart without additional analysis or opinions, allowing students to make their own interpretations.…