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  1. More Than a Century Ago, Astronomer Phoebe Waterman Defied Her DoubtersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Air & Space

    ... before the sun broke enough that we could make out the eclipse." Waterman left Cuba that fall to attend Vassar College. The school, still women-only, had opened its astronomy department in 1865, employing the country's first female professional ...

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  2. The Food-Obsessed Traveler's Guide to Road Tripping Through the Hudson ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Eater

    ... Brunswick, tipsters contacted me asking why I hadn't included Poughkeepsie. This river town is home to effete Vassar College, but also has a thriving immigrant food scene, including more than a dozen Mexican restaurants. The phenomenon is not ...

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  3. Starbucks' Elimination of Plastic Straws Is Bad for Disabled PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Teen Vogue

    ... including Washington University in St. Louis, AT&T Park in San Fransisco, the Art Institute of Chicago, Vassar College in New York, and the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, is getting rid of plastic straws in all its cafes. Imagine wanting to go on a ...

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  4. How an Army of Suffragettes Helped Save America From StarvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Neatorama

    ... Army had already proved women were capable at taking over farm work during the war. In the summer of 1917, Vassar College had trouble finding male laborers for the college farm and decided to train and employ women instead, while a Women's ...

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  5. Tom Gold Dance To Premiere Apparatus Hominus At Turnpark Art SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Initiative participant, Gold has created original works for his eponymous company, as well as for Vassar College, the Bermuda Arts Festival, Oregon Ballet Theater, the New York City Ballet Choreographic Institute, St. Louis Ballet, and many other ...

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  6. Mary Patterson -- philanthropistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | SFGate

    ... and John Cabell Breckinridge, a vice president, She was schooled in Cannes, N.Y., in Milton, Mass., and at Vassar College , from which she graduated in 1927. As a young woman, she mastered the latest camera techniques, learned to herd cattle and ...

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  7. Industry Editor Exclusive: New York Stage and Film- Broadway's Upstate PlaygroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    What do HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, DOUBT, SIDE MAN, THE WOLVES and AMERICAN IDIOT all have in common? They all started with New York Stage and Film . Since 1985, the non-profit's summer program, set at Vassar College , has presented a variety of readings, workshops and productions of in-development works.

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  8. Knights Of Columbus Award Three ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Orange Live

    ... accident in November 2002. Alexandra graduated from Amity Regional High School in June, and will be attending Vassar College, where she plans to major in either Psychology or Environmental Science. This is the fourteenth annual scholarship awarded ...

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  9. Duncan Sheik & Steven Sater on Their New Wonderland-Inspired Musical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Billboard

    ... ( School of Rock 's Alex Brightman, Dear Evan Hansen 's Noah Galvin, Matilda 's Lesli Margherita) as part of Vassar College and New York Stage and Film's 24th Powerhouse season, in advance of a major off-Broadway production at MCC Theater in early ...

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  10. Sharlene Bird Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Bird received a Bachelor of Art in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from Vassar College, a Master of Art in Applied Psychology from Adelphi University, a Master of Art in Human Resources Management from the New School ...

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  11. Uncivil Disobedience and the GOP's Racist, Rapacious AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Common Dreams

    ... them. Tim Koechlin holds a PhD in economics. He is the Director of the International Studies Program at Vassar College, where he has an appointment in International Studies and Urban Studies. Professor Koechlin has taught and written about a variety ...

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  12. Tom Gold Dance Returns To Berkshires With New WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Initiative participant, Gold has created original works for his eponymous company, as well as for Vassar College , the Bermuda Arts Festival, Oregon Ballet Theater, the New York City Ballet Choreographic Institute, St. Louis Ballet, and many other ...

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  13. Richard Severo Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | 24-7 Press Release

    Mr. Severo established the Thomas and Mary Severo Scholarship to provide funds for majors in music and Italian at Vassar College in 2002. NEWBURGH, NY, June 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard Severo with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  14. NYT: Why Should Stupid People Like Ann Coulter, Jordan Peterson, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | VDARE

    ... ational discourse. Bryan W. Van Norden is a professor of philosophy at Wuhan University, Yale-NUS College and Vassar College. He is the author, most recently, of "Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto."

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  15. 5 things you probably didn't know about women's baseball and the 2018 Women's Baseball World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Penn

    ... One of the earliest women's baseball games at the collegiate level dates back to the mid-1800s, when women at Vassar College in New York organized two teams. 2. In 2018 the WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup will be played on American soil for the ...

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  16. 5 things you probably didn't know about women's baseball and the 2018 Women's Baseball World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... One of the earliest women's baseball games at the collegiate level dates back to the mid-1800s, when women at Vassar College in New York organized two teams. 2. In 2018 the WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup will be played on American soil for the ...

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  17. Central senior wins Brodsky Prize for student journalistsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Prize given by Jeffrey Brodsky and his family. She is co-editor of the school newspaper. She will attend Vassar College in the fall and will study international relations and history. Manchester High School Central senior Monericka Semeran has won ...

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  18. CNN adventurer Bourdain found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... his first oyster. He was candid about his personal struggles, saying that drug use led to his dropping out of Vassar College after two years. Working in restaurants led him to the Culinary Institute of America, where he graduated in 1978, and began ...

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  19. Inside Anthony Bourdain's globe-trotting careerRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | WAAY

    ... I learned every important lesson, all the most important lessons of my life, as a dishwasher." He attended Vassar College in New York for two years, then dropped out and enrolled in culinary school. For years, he worked as a line cook and sous chef ...

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  20. Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef, adventurous foodie and a mystic storytellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Indian Express

    ... Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room on Friday morning, the report added. Born in 1956, Bourdain attended Vassar College and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1978. He soon began running the kitchen at big New York restaurants ...

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