Joseph Tolton en Vassar College celebrates diversity <p>TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – Hundreds of Vassar College students, intent on celebrating diversity, overwhelmed a brief protest by the hate-monger group Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, KS. A small group of church members came to the Mid-Hudson Valley Thursday with plans to protest at the West Point funeral of Gen. Normal Schwarzkopf as well as picket a Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.</p><p>They got nowhere near the Schwarzkopf funeral.</p><p>The college protest was aimed at damning the school for its inclusion of gay students.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Hank Gross 58863 at Vassar College celebrates diversity