Dining Dispels Myth That Meal Plans Include Fee For Stolen Items, The Cornell Daily Sun
"At Vassar College, one student said that the freshmen and sophomores on the Frisbee team are responsible for 'guest swiping upperclassmen' and helping them steal 'bagels and other food with Tupperware … in exchange for alcohol.'"
Using Extra Protection, Inside Higher Ed
"The challenge for Oberlin is one faced by numerous institutions that have attempted to blend sex education with activities students are likely to enjoy. The Queer Bash at Williams College... was designed to promote tolerance... Vassar College’s 'HomoHop,' which was similar in nature and purpose to Queer Bash, was canceled about 10 years ago in response to concerns that alcohol abuse had detracted from the event’s original goals."
Add A Key-Fob Opener To Your Door, Hack A Day (Also mentioned on LifeHacker.)
"It seems like creating an automatic dorm room door opener is a rite-of-geek-passage each fall. Adam, a student a Vassar, passed with flying colors by creating this clean setup."
And the most random mention of all:
Hola, Hezbollah, The Atlantic
"When I met [Sheikh Hassan al-Burji] soon after his arrival, he still looked as wide-eyed as a freshman at a Vassar orientation."