Hit ‘Em Where It Hurts

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Over the last few weeks, a portion of the student body here has been upset about something.  Not the kind of upset where they’re not[...]

/ The A List (1)

Looking Beyond 2014

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A few weeks ago Erin proposed that the environment and global warming would — or rather should — be a major issue this election cycle.[...]

/ Swing Vote (0)

Why SGA?

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Shortly after the administration announced its controversial change to the tailgating policy, many students asked me why I, as the President of the SGA, had[...]

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Love of Country

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I had the remarkable experience of growing up as an ex-patriot. Yes, I grew up in the strange and foreign land of Canada, our friendly[...]

/ The Unpopular Opinion (0)

Politics and Generation Y

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As of 2012, the estimated population of Americans belonging to the so-called “millennial” or Generation Y numbered around 80 million, making those born between the[...]

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Choose Not To Party

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This year, I have not gone to a single party. I have not been involved in any of the party culture, I have only once[...]

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A Letter on Yik Yak Harassment

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Dear Middlebury community, Last spring, a friend encouraged me to download the app Yik Yak. “It’s like an anonymous twitter for Midd people, it’s hilarious,”[...]

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Why Not Ban Yik Yak?

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From time to time, the editorial board simply cannot come to a consensus around an issue — banning anonymous posting on forums like Yik Yak[...]

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Changing the Way We Yak

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It seems innocuous. An app where you can post something witty, watch it get up-voted and monitor your karma score change as people respond. But this seemingly harmless “fun” often comes at the expense of members of our community.

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