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Speaker on New Drug Discovery Methods

Toby Aicher

March 23, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences, Showcase

Rockefeller University Professor of Chemical Biology Sean Brady gave a talk last Friday, March 18 titled “Watch Your Step: There’s New Chemistry Everywhere.” Brady uses a genetic sequencing approach to search for new antimicrobial...

Booking It: Song of Achilles

Gabrielle Owens

March 23, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences, Showcase

Achilles. One of the most famous heroes in all mythology. He’s a hero of Homer’s Iliad, and he’s one of the most instantly recognizable names from Greek mythology. His fabled “Achilles heel” remains a colloquial expres...

Performing Arts Spotlight: Japanese Art Deco

Connor Forrest

March 23, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

The first Japanese Art Deco exhibit to ever be held outside of Tokyo is open in the Middlebury Museum. Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945 uses an incredible breadth of mediums – including metalwork, ceramics, lacquer,...

The Bachelor Rundown: Final Rose Edition

Cole Merrell

March 16, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Once every year or so, ABC graces us with a season of television unlike any other; one lucky man (or woman) has the opportunity to date approximately 25 mostly-white women (or mostly-white men), all desperate for love. As the...

Playwrights on Their Plays

Aashna Aggarwal

March 16, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

What is the difference between color-blind and color-conscious casting? Though both concepts allow for more diversity on stage, the distinction between them is an important one to make. In using color-blind casting, a director...

Artist BØRNS Headlining Spring Concert

Devin McGrath-Conwell

March 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Middlebury College Activities Board (MCAB) revealed BØRNS as the headliner for this year’s spring concert. The announcement was made during the Winter Carnival Ball. The process of choosing and booking...

Middlebury Discount Comedy Provokes

Elizabeth Zhou

March 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Hepburn Zoo has always been known as a venue for unconventional art performances, but last weekend’s performance may have topped them all: On Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, the doors opened, free of charge, for Middlebury...

Performing Arts Spotlight: Maria Joao Pires and Julien Brocal

Connor Forrest

March 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

I was rash in my youth and often dismissed Beethoven as inaccessible and inapplicable to my grandiose existence. I realize now that Beethoven and I actually have quite a bit in common. For instance, he originally planned to write...

For the Record: The Life of Pablo

Harper Whitt

March 9, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

The somewhat erratic release of The Life of Pablo has proven such an utter whirlwind that Kanye West might actually still be scribbling in some last-minute changes to the record as it slowly infiltrates pop culture. From the sp...

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