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  1. California lawmakers face second round in vaccine debateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage. After a night of heavy drinking and sex in 2012, two Vassar College students traded Facebook messages suggesting the encounter was consensual. "I'm really sorry I led you on," the woman wrote, ...

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  2. Missouri executes inmate after last-minute appeals rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage. After a night of heavy drinking and sex in 2012, two Vassar College students traded Facebook messages suggesting the encounter was consensual. "I'm really sorry I led you on," the woman wrote, ...

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  3. As death of Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage. After a night of heavy drinking and sex in 2012, two Vassar College students traded Facebook messages suggesting the encounter was consensual. "I'm really sorry I led you on," the woman wrote, ...

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  4. More Alberta students than ever considering U.S. collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Tweedsmuir High School, is seriously considering a number of universities in the northeast USA, including Vassar College just outside New York City and Swarthmore College in Philadelphia. With hopes of pursuing studies in economics and international ...

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  5. Vassar College Prevails in Respondent's Title IX LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | JD Supra

    A judge in the Southern District of New York recently granted summary judgment to Vassar College in a case brought by a former student accused of sexual assault. The plaintiff alleged that Vassar violated Title IX and various state law provisions when adjudicating the complaint against him.

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  6. Federal Court Dismisses Accused Student's Title IX Lawsuit Against Vassar CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | JD Supra

    Last week, a federal judge in New York dismissed an accused student's lawsuit against Vassar College alleging that the institution discriminated against him by failing to conduct an equitable investigation into a claim of sexual misconduct and employing a "presumption of male guilt" in violation of Title IX. By way of brief background, Xiaolu "Peter" Yu, a Chinese citizen who came to the United States in 2008, attended a rowing team party in 2012 where he interacted with the complainant.

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  7. Stanford's Tuition Giveaway Is Not Good NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Atlantic

    ... at colleges has gained so much momentum in recent years that it now even comes with a prize. This week, Vassar College won the inaugural for its success in significantly increasing the number of students it admits who receive Pell Grants, which are ...

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  8. Short Hills Public Garden Selects Five New Board of Trustees MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Patch.com

    ... Company International, a global investment manager headquartered in New York. Johnson is also a trustee of Vassar College and of the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. He is a Bryant Fellow of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a member of the New York ...

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  9. The 'True Detective' Teaser Looks Great. Can It Save Vince Vaughn's Career?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Forbes.com

    I live in Los Angeles and I'm lucky enough to write about the thing I love most: movies. I'm a graduate of Vassar College and Northwestern University and for 15 years I worked at Forbes mostly covering the entertainment industry.

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  10. 'Furious 7' Puts Universal Over The $1 Billion Mark Early And Without SuperheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Forbes.com

    I live in Los Angeles and I'm lucky enough to write about the thing I love most: movies. I'm a graduate of Vassar College and Northwestern University and for 15 years I worked at Forbes mostly covering the entertainment industry.

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  11. theFarmingdaleObserver.com CalendarRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Farmingdale Observer

    ... complete George Gershwin portfolio for piano and orchestra in collaboration with the Buffalo Philharmonic. Vassar College professor, violinist Jessica Lee, owns the first-prize award from the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. She has ...

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  12. Vassar College Actively Recruited Low-Income Students, And Got $1 Million For ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Switched

    ... are focusing their efforts on making attending college less of a financial burden and more accessible. Vassar College is the first winner of the $1 million Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence for its work in ...

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  13. New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Forbes.com

    I fell into writing about health shortly after grad school, where I realized I didn't want to work in a lab for the rest of my life! My areas of interest are the brain and behavior, as well as what influences the decisions we make about our health, and how the media helps and hinders people's understanding of health issues. As an undergraduate, I studied English Literature and Biopsychology at Vassar College, and got my PhD in Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at CUNY's Graduate Center in New York City, where I grew up and live now.

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  14. Vassar Breaks From the Brat PackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    By demonstrating a school-wide commitment to attracting and graduating high-ability, low-income students Vassar College - a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, New York - has earned the inaugural $1 million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. It's no surprise, however, if you read the interview Paul Glastris and Daniel Luzer conducted recently with Vassar president Catherine Bond Hill for College Guide, in which she explains how the school very consciously sought to change the socio-economic background of its student body soon after her arrival in 2006.

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  15. Colleges Rewarded for Economic DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... statuses. The prize? $1 million dollars for the college, free of strings. The inaugural winner is Vassar College, and many other colleges are look to follow suit. That amount of money is a huge prize and can be used to make many positive changes on ...

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  16. When Conservative School Reforms WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Commentary Magazine

    ... winner of the money - from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation , which also runs a large scholarship program - is Vassar College. This strikes me as a very good idea, even if its effects will be marginal for now. And its focus not just on enrolling but ...

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  17. Male Student's Gender Bias Claim Against Vassar RejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Law.com

    A student's claims that Vassar College employed "a presumption of male guilt" when it expelled him for sexual misconduct have been rejected by a federal judge.

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  18. New prize rewards economic diversity at collegesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | University Business

    ... l winner of the money - from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which also runs a large scholarship program - is Vassar College.

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  19. Katherine Center: Happiness for BeginnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... significantly less grumpy and figures out that a "not perfect" life can be a pretty good one. A graduate of Vassar College and the University of Houston's creative writing program, Center tells us her fan base is growing because she writes the books ...

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  20. Stephen W. JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Royal Navy. He was a house painter and decorator in the Hudson Valley area and was employed as a locksmith by Vassar College in Poughkeepsie until his retirement. He was a 27 year member of the Poughkeepsie Elks Club and was a fan of the Manchester ...

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