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Performing Arts Spotlight: Clickshare

Connor Forrest

December 2, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

I am tired of the empty, easy-come-easy-go gratification of most of the things I watch these days. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes all I want is two hours of slack-jawed vegetation, but recently I have been thirsting for more. Middlebury’s...

Booking It: The Stratford Man

Abigail Walton

December 2, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

It takes a certain kind of daring to make the main characters of your novel two of the most gifted writers in history: William Shakespeare and Kit Marlowe (more commonly known to us as Christopher Marlowe). Yet author Elizabeth...

For the Record: Hamilton-An American Musical

Devin McGrath-Conwell

December 2, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

In 2009, Lin-Manuel Miranda read Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton and was inspired deeply by his story. A few months later he read what he called Hamilton Mixtape at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music and the ...

Analog Photos Highlight the Ordinary

Elizabeth Zhou

November 18, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Every once in a while, we need a reminder that our progression to a more digital world does not erase the value of analog works. Currently adorning the white walls of the center of Johnson Memorial Building are dozens of mostly...

Booking It: Good Omens

Gabrielle Owens

November 18, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

We may be past Halloween, but Good Omens is good reading any time of the year. Written by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett back before either of them were famous, this novel is a hilarious story about the apocalypse and the eter...

Monsanto Scientists Defend Practices

Ben Hawthorne

November 18, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Because of our remote location, Middlebury students do not often get to directly interact with organizations that they study, especially for majors who study those who currently hold great power. Members of the Environmental Studies...

Performing Arts Spotlight: The Imitation Game

Connor Forrest

November 18, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

How often do you get the chance to watch one of the best films of the year about one of the most influential people in the last century and listen to a follow-up lecture given by the world’s leading expert on the topic? Not...

One Life Left: The Taken King

Brandon Cushman

November 18, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Just over a year ago, I wrote a mixed review of Bungie’s Destiny. The game was plagued with connection bugs, a lack of any semblance of a story and a pretty flat player experience overall. I gave the game a generous 7 out of...

Booking It: Carry On

Abigail Walton

November 13, 2015

Filed under Arts & Sciences

Rainbow Rowell’s new novel, Carry On, takes place at Watford, a magical school hidden in Scotland for wizards living in the United Kingdom. The protagonist is 18-year-old Simon Snow, an orphan who grew up among the “normals”...

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