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For The Record: Blackstar

Devin McGrath-Conwell

January 20, 2016

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Ziggy Stardust, The Thin White Duke, Aladdin Sane, Nikola Tesla and a Goblin King. These are a mere glimpse of the faces and bodies with which David Bowie entranced the world. From the moment he fell to earth until he rocketed...

STEM Innovation Program Inspires

Elizabeth Zhou

January 20, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

What happens when you get a group of Middlebury students together and tell them to solve an important real-world problem using science? For some, this might seem like an overly daunting, if not impossible, task. But for the seven...

Booking It: Winger

Abigail Walton

January 20, 2016

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Before you all freak out about the 14-year-old protagonist in Andrew Smith’s novel Winger, as I did, I should point out that this book is a breath of fresh air in the Young Adult section. Now, I normally stay far away from thi...

Diverse Aesthetics in Fall Dance Concert

Will Simpson

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

As the last house lights dimmed in the dance theater of the Mahaney Center for the Arts (MCA), the audience quickly hushed their conversation in anticipation of the Fall Dance Concert’s first number. The spectators – a healthy...

Clickshare Satirizes Corporate Culture

Luke Linden

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Clickshare, a new play by Lucas Kavner ’06.5, premiered this weekend at the Seeler Studio Theatre at the Mahaney Center for the Arts (MCA).  Directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Alex Draper and featuring an original company ...

Chance Meetings Shine in Ordinary Days

Finne Murphy

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Before the musical began, director Maria Flanders ’18 spoke to the audience crowded inside Hepburn Zoo. Along with a kind reminder to silence our cell phones, she implored us to recognize the ability that seemingly inconsequential...

Booking It: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Gabrielle Owens

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

If mystery and suspense are your genres of choice, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson is a must-read. A tense, unpredictable novel with frightening characters and a crafty plot, this book has become an international...

Speaker Proposes New Cholera Therapy

Toby Aicher

December 9, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Dartmouth Professor of Biochemistry Jon Lull spoke last Friday, Dec. 4 about his research using fatty acids to treat cholera and other gastrointestinal bacterial diseases, which, combined, kill 100,000 people every year. Cholera...

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