The Vassarion listed, in addition to the five college associations (Students’ Association, Political Association, Athletic Association, Community Church and Philaletheis), some 30 clubs and extra-curricular groups, two newspapers, two magazines and the yearbook.  An alumna, visiting the campus the following year, observed, “This intensification of the organized and scheduled extracurricular life…is the most striking feature of the current scene at Vassar.  To the returning alumna whose college years were both more snobbish and sectarian, on the one hand, and more Bohemian, rebellious, and lyrical, on the other, the administrative cast, so to speak, of the present Vassar mold is both disquieting and praiseworthy….”      Mary McCarthy ’33, “The Vassar Girl,” Holiday