Alex Newhouse

Articles

Choose Not To Party

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[...]

Reorient Yourself

 Over the last few weeks, an internet blog has been making the rounds throughout Middlebury students. At this point, you’ve probably heard of it. Called[...]

Breaking Out of The Bubble

It’s often said that we at Middlebury live in a bubble. Our little college sits deep in the Vermont woods, hours from the nearest major[...]

We Need Progress

The United States is growing, in general, increasingly liberal with each passing year. With this liberalization comes greater equality, but perhaps more importantly, a greater sense and understanding of how unequal our society remains.

No Thank You for Smoking

I love to leave my window open in my room. The cool breeze, the smell of the trees and the rain, and the soft white[...]

A Critique of Pure Reading

In my short time here at Middlebury, I estimate that on average, I read about 400 pages a week for class. This guess takes into[...]

Doesn’t Mean I’m Lonely When I’m Alone

I love to be alone. There is something so valuable about solitude, something so unique and singular, that I make a point to find it[...]

Choose Your Words Carefully

We need to change the way we interact with each other. Words are disconnected from speech, and the subsequent loss of emotion, rationality, and intent[...]

No Ambition? That’s Ok

My parents often ask about my future and about what I’m doing to prepare for a career. Most of these conversations descend into arguments, during[...]