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My Case for Affirmative Action

Travis Sanderson

February 24, 2016

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To the generally privileged, poverty is incomprehensible. People of privilege, with pale skin and/or free vacations and/or “intellectual conversation” — which is almost always defined by conformity to the standard of the...

Conservatism Today

Phil Hoxie

February 24, 2016

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Politics today seems to be more about shouting insults than offering solutions. Fox, MSNBC, Donald Trump, all seem to be more interested in ratings than the issues faced by every day Americans. At this point, we are all numb to...

We Are All Humans

Guest Contributor

February 24, 2016

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Dear Katrina, I want to thank you for letting us hear your story. Thank you for saying what you really mean to say. It is only through such difficult dialogue that understanding may ever begin. So thank you again for being...

Use Tact Next Time

Zane Anthony

February 24, 2016

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I face lingering disappointment after re-reading Katrina Drury’s piece “I’m Only Human,” published on Feb. 18. On the other side of the fold, a column over, Laurie Patton offers timely, levelheaded comments on the much-discussed...

When the Micro Becomes Macro

Harry Cramer

February 24, 2016

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We are writing directly in response to the op-ed from the last issue, “I’m Only Human.” The op-ed has upset a lot of people and has hurt a lot more. As demonstrated by the polarized comment section online, it unfortunately...

The Inclusion of Our Humanity

Guest Contributor

February 24, 2016

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Dear Katrina, As always, the willingness to put pen to paper, with a signature, and publish it in a public forum is important and admirable. Thank you for taking the time to write and for offering your thoughts. As I understood...

Talk About It, Would Ya?

Maddie Hoar

February 24, 2016

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I wrote an article last semester on mental health on campus. Here is why this problem is still relevant. I am a human being attending college. If you are reading this, chances are you are also a human being attending college....

If We Vote Bernie, We Have to Own It

Day Robins

February 24, 2016

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I came very close to passing up Bernie’s big dreams for the sake of rationality last week. But in the end, I sent in my ballot for the Vermont primary with a vote for Bernie, thanks to my naive faith in America’s most unreliable...

A Paper for the People

Middlebury Campus

February 24, 2016

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Issues related to race, privilege and language have been frequently and publicly discussed on our campus in the last few months. Town-hall forums were orchestrated by Miguel Fernandez, Chief Diversity Officer and Professor of...

A Worthwhile Argument

Laurie Patton

February 17, 2016

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I write at the start of a new semester to address an important and timely issue relating to diversity and inclusivity in higher education—one that is of great relevance for us here at Middlebury. Sometime before the end of...

Conversation in Confines

Rachel Frank

February 17, 2016

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Just prior to the start of February Break, SGA President Ilana Gratch sent an email to notify the student body of a SGA Senate Resolution condemning Supreme Court Associate Justice Scalia’s comments during the Oral Arguments...

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