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Glass plates capture Vassar’s past

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar College Libraries In an image from nearly a century ago, taken in May 1930, the class of 1932 gathers on the lawn near Main Building for their…

Butterbeer Brewers fly higher with freshmen muggles

By ASHLEY HOYLE – 6 years ago

On many afternoons, Vassar students can expect a magical view behind Chicago Hall, as Vassar’s Quidditch team, the almost 30-player strong Butterbeer Brewers, mount their brooms on Joss beach and…

Campus in need of new mindset

By JESSER HOROWITZ – 6 years ago

We are bigots. We may not be as homopho­bic, or racist, or transphobic, or sexist, or Islamophobic, or anti-Semitic as the majority of colleges in the United States, but nevertheless…

Serenading attracts dwindling crowds

By DEREK CONNTAG & RHYS JOHNSON – 6 years ago

Photo by Sam Pianello At Vassar, traditions are constant­ly changing, taking on different meaning to students and evolving with the campus culture. Serenading is one such tradition, constantly in flux…

Bridge building seeks to unify sciences

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

Photo by Joshua Sherman Vassar has been committed to science as a part of the liberal arts education since it hired its first professor in 1865, the renowned astronomer Maria…

VC traditions require reevaluation, more student input

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

The past two VSA meetings have involved sometimes heated discussion about Ser­enading, an event scheduled for this coming Sunday, September 20. Serenading has tradi­tionally been based around first years from…

Keg ban fails to address drinking culture

By JOSHUA SHERMAN – 6 years ago

When Vassar banned kegs about four years ago, it was done to discourage drinking from open containers and provide for a more “safe” drinking culture. No students remain on campus…

Decades-long piano collaboration returns

By SABRINA OH – 6 years ago

For nearly 14 minutes, their fingers do the talking. Often digressing into conversations of agitation, the duo mutates neuroticism into an art. Two sleek black Steinway grand pianos are fit…