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Why I’m Declining AEI’s “Invitation To Argue” (And Protesting Instead)

Nic Valenti, Middlebury Student

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

I know that the people who penned “AEI invites you to argue” are good, well-meaning people. I understand the premise: a college should be a place for rigorous academic discussion, where students should argue, disagree, learn ...

Show Murray What We Stand For

The Middlebury Campus

March 2, 2017

Filed under Opinions

This Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Dr. Charles Murray will discuss Coming Apart, his 2012 book which “explores class divisions in the United States, placing particular emphasis on the White working class.” Murray’...

Racial Discourse at Middlebury

David Stoll, Professor of Anthropology

November 17, 2016

Filed under Opinions

Has Middlebury College developed a case of lockjaw? Following Shaun King’s talk in Mead Chapel two weeks ago, Campus reporters asked students what they thought of his ideas and Black Lives Matter. Many said they were reluctant ...

Towards a More Just Opinions Section

The Middlebury Campus

September 15, 2016

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As Middlebury’s Homecoming weekend approaches, one can feel a burgeoning sense of school pride. A number of factors might form that feeling – excitement about seeing graduated classmates, a sense of spirit from cheering ...

Rainey Reads Mean Yik Yaks

Guest Contributor

March 24, 2016

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Rainey Reads Mean Yik Yaks from Margaret Lindon on Vimeo. Charles Rainey ’19 is from Lithonia, Georgia....

The Case for Makerspace

Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

What makes an idea powerful? A good idea is not implicitly powerful; an idea is made powerful by being shared. Over the past few months, a friend and I have built a laser sensor system that tracks and updates how crowded the...

The College and The Campus

Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Katrina Drury, the first-year responsible for last week’s opinion piece “It’s Not Fair,” shows no remorse. Like her prior writings, Drury openly attacks Black and Brown people here in The Campus, the widest read medium...

Equity Before Equality

Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

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...

Racism Doesn’t Exist

Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I’m only human, but I think it’s long past time for me to shrug off the pitiful garments of my victimhood and take a stand, and as a person with Black heritage, I believe that I am an authority in my community and can thus...

Reframing the Conversation

Claire Abbadi

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Undoubtedly, the last few weeks have been shaped by campus wide discourse surrounding race, power, language and freedom of speech. We at The Campus have engaged in personal reflection both about our role as a microphone for stud...

Reflecting on Town-Gown Relations

Middlebury Campus

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinions

We have a housing problem here at Middlebury. The off-campus housing of Middlebury students has long been a strain on delicate town-gown relations. The College has been contacted by a slew of disgruntled neighbors, frustrated...

White Privilege in the Face of the Law

Guest Contributor

March 16, 2016

Filed under Opinions

This article is not meant to be comprehensive as it neither discusses the depth and complexities of policing, prosecution and incarceration nor the intersections of identities. We encourage you to explore how trans and gender no...

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