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In Defense of an Intersectional Education

The Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2017

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The liberal arts curriculum advertises itself as preparing us with skills that will apply to any job we might take while offering a selection of classes that spans a multitude of academic disciplines. In some ways, the curriculum...

Reflecting on Town-Gown Relations

Middlebury Campus

March 23, 2016

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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...

A Call for More Equitable Funding

Middlebury Campus

March 16, 2016

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Last Sunday, March 13, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed Sophomore Senator Colin Boyle’s Club Sports Funding Methodology bill. The bill extends club sports funding at its current level and, in anticipation of ...

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 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...

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...

J-term: Not Just Play-term

Middlebury Campus

January 27, 2016

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With J-Term more than halfway over, many of us have accomplished a great deal: we have plowed through new Netflix series (Making a Murderer, anyone?!), spent afternoons at the Snow Bowl and caught up on much-needed sleep. But...

Community Dinner on Sexual & Relationship Respect

Maddie Orcutt

January 20, 2016

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Dear Editors, I’m writing today to discuss the role that the Student Government Association (SGA) plays in addressing sexual and relationship respect. Last year, after a series of conversations with other institutions in...

Liberating the Liberal Arts

Middlebury Campus

January 20, 2016

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Last Friday, the Middlebury faculty voted to indefinitely renew the Pass/D/Fail program. The program permits students to take two courses for college credit, receivng a “Pass,” D or “Fail” in lieu of a traditional grade....

A Call for Compassion

Middlebury Campus

December 10, 2015

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To say cultural appropriation is a challenging topic to address in a way that does justice to all perspectives would be an understatement. We cannot resolve this issue. We will fail to engage perfectly or properly. But we will...

Stress and the Student Body

Middlebury Campus

December 2, 2015

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As the end of the semester draws near, a familiar topic bubbles to the surface of everyday conversation: stress. The student body, as a collective, is stressed. But we are less certain on precisely why students are stressed and...

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