Twitter is abuzz with news of Vassar's birthday. Here is what people are saying...
@JTReeves: Happy birthday, Vassar! #VC150 #sesquicentennial (my college predates the word, via @MerrianWebster)
@ElGreenstein: Happy Sesquicentennial (150 years!) #Vassar! No, I don't have any money to donate yet, I don't have a job. Please stop asking me until 2013.
@ahoykatie: The best people (and places) are born on the 18th of the month. Happy 150th birthday, #Vassar! vassar.edu miss you! #sesquicentennial
@elbutler: Nothing says "celebrate 150 years" like asking for more money. Thanks for the sesquicentennial guilt, Vassar.
@snelson_4: As a proud '05 grad, I'm excited to wish Vassar a happy sesquicentennial! Long live the rose & gray. #VC150 #Vassar
@chloerm: "@LarsLJ: feeling very sesquicententacious today #vc150 @matthewvassar" happy birthday vassar!!
@andrea_ml: Happy Birthday Vassar! Sesquicentennials are all the rage.
@gretchenh: Happy Birthday Vassar! You don't look a day over 149!
@sortathatboy: Before I forget, Happy Sesquicentennial Vassar College! 150 years old and looking as sexy as ever.