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The Importance of Being Wrong

The Middlebury Campus

May 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions

On April 20, 2017, Professor Bert Johnson wrote in to this paper with an apology. This doesn’t happen frequently; we were surprised and moved. Professor Johnson, chair of the Political Science Department, wrote that he regr...

Changing Middlebury Pack Behavior

The Middlebury Campus

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Last week we published an op-ed by Esme Valette ’16 illuminating “predatory pack behavior” on campus. She pointed to a “Hunters and Hunted Party” thrown by a group of senior boys in the spring of 2014 as an example o...

Rethinking The Judicial Process

The Middlebury Campus

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

In the wake of the highly controversial protests against Charles Murray — which raised questions about the nature of free speech, political expression and power imbalances at Middlebury — many students are facing College disci...

In Defense of an Intersectional Education

The Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2017

Filed under Opinions

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...

Letter From The Editors

The Middlebury Campus

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Each week, the Editorial Board of The Middlebury Campus publishes an editorial, a statement meant to reflect the “official position” of our student publication. As a board of over thirty students, we typically spend two days...

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’...

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 ...

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

Filed under Opinions

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...

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