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A Report from the Capital

Travis Sanderson

March 10, 2016

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“Now don’t go getting sentimental!” I continued chopping — onion, after onion, after onion. It was the first day of MAlt DC, a trip to “explore the ethics of inequality in the capital of one of the wealthiest nations...

White Privilege and Housing Policy

Aliza Cohen

March 10, 2016

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This column is written by white students and for white students. Each week, we will discuss topics or themes regarding race and, more specifically, the role of whiteness in race relations. If you would like to reach out to us...

An Education for the Future

Phil Hoxie

March 10, 2016

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The United States spends, on average, $12,379 per pupil for each year of public K-12 education. Among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries, the U.S. ranks second in dollars spent per pupil. This...

Letter to the Middlebury Community

Guest Contributor

March 10, 2016

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Editor’s Note: In light of the specific account and criticisms made in this column, The Campus asked the administration if it wanted to respond.  We publish that response here.  Middlebury College understands that the process of ...

Reexamining Our Sexual Assault Investigative Process

Guest Contributor

March 10, 2016

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This student has requested to remain anonymous, and given the highly personal and sensitive nature of the piece, the Campus has honored this request. Though the John Doe case was settled months ago and he is no longer enrolled...

An Opinionated Response

Nina Colombotos

March 10, 2016

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Last week, former Campus copy editor Dan Bateyko submitted a strongly worded criticism of the Opinions section. He challenged us to publish it and we did, despite its scathing tone. The concerns that Dan raises are not new to...

Undercaffeinated and Underwhelmed

Middlebury Campus

March 10, 2016

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Last week, Middlebury’s Community Council voted to recommend the discontiunation of energy drink sales on campus, citing the “problematic behavior” that can arise from the consumption of such drinks. A letter to MiddExpress...

A Critique of the Opinions Section

Dan Bateyko

March 2, 2016

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Last week’s editorial is a hypocritical mess and falsely claims that The Campus gives students an adequate space to voice their opinions.  In “A Paper for the People,”  the editorial board takes pride in publishing any ar...

The Implication of Being a Sponge

Maddie Hoar

March 2, 2016

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Brains are funny things. We wander around the world with brains inside of our heads. They dictate who we are, how we are and what we do. And — on top of it all — they are so unbelievably sensitive. Ever since the day we...

A Letter to the Community

Remo Plunkett

March 2, 2016

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To the Middlebury Community, I want to take the opportunity to apologize for featuring a picture of myself wearing a culturally appropriative outfit in the sports section of The Middlebury Campus newspaper. The aforementioned photo ...

Why Colorblindness Does Not Work

Aliza Cohen

March 2, 2016

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This column is written by white students and for white students. Each week, we will discuss topics or themes regarding race and, more specifically, the role of whiteness in race relations. If you would like to reach out to us...

A More Inclusive Campus

Middlebury Campus

March 2, 2016

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On Feb. 15, a group of cultural organizations sent an email to the student body in protest of The Campus. They called upon this publication to make a number of changes in order to remedy the institutionalized silencing of marginalized...

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