Atwater dining hall embraces local meat providers
Students head to Iowa for presidental caucuses

Students head to Iowa for presidental caucuses

February 13, 2020

Abbott LaPrade ’21 and Maggie Joseph ’20 attended last week’s Iowa caucuses. While news outlets across the country reported chaos in Iowa, these two saw a very different story unfold on the ground.

Former ACLU President Nadine Strossen talks free speech

February 13, 2020

Former president of the ACLU Nadine Strossen spoke about the historical importance of free speech for civil rights movements and the rights of minority groups in the first talk of the Critical Conversations lecture series.

Cassel brings personal approach to college’s Instagram feed

Cassel brings personal approach to college’s Instagram feed

February 13, 2020

“I look to tell authentic stories about what goes on every day”: Andrew Cassel, the new director of social media, brings a more casual approach to Middlebury’s digital presence.

New leadership in the Writing Center

February 13, 2020

“We are working to make the writing center more inclusive and diverse”: Genie Giaimo, the new director of the writing center, is overhauling how peer writing tutoring works at Middlebury.

Lucia Evans ’05 on Midd, #MeToo

Lucia Evans ’05 on Midd, #MeToo

February 13, 2020

Lucia Evans ’05 was one of the first to bring legal charges against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The alleged assault took place the summer before her senior year at Middlebury.

School in China suspended amidst coronavirus outbreak

School in China suspended amidst coronavirus outbreak

January 31, 2020

Program participants, hailing from 15 different universities, were set to start their semesters in the cities of Hangzhou, Kunming and Beijing on February 12.

Murray waived speaker fee for upcoming talk

January 25, 2020

Murray is scheduled to speak at Middlebury on March 31 in a talk sponsored by both the Middlebury College Republicans and the Open Campus Initiative.

‘It’s a slippery slope’: From dining halls to athletic fields, students open up about eating disorders at Middlebury

‘It’s a slippery slope’: From dining halls to athletic fields, students open up about eating disorders at Middlebury

January 23, 2020

Middlebury students say that the college’s culture contributes to unhealthy expectations around food and exercise, and that the resources for struggling students are lacking.

Stonecutter Spirits serves last drinks
School consolidation movement divides rural VT
Love…Really: Bundle attendees share amor through stories and song

Love…Really: Bundle attendees share amor through stories and song

February 13, 2020

Skip ‘transparency’: We want clarity
Experiences from the Coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital

Charles Murray round two: A chance to get it right

February 13, 2020

Hayden Dublois '17 helped organize Charles Muray's 2017 visit to Middlebury. Now, he thinks Middlebury's faced with an opportunity to "engage without shutting down and redeem the college's stained image in the eyes many alumni, donors, and the general public."

We don’t need a Koch sponsored Green New Deal

We don’t need a Koch sponsored Green New Deal

February 13, 2020

The Alexander Hamilton Forum receives funding from an organization largely funded by the Koch family -- who runs one of the largest oil and gas conglomerates in the U.S. We don't need a Koch sponsored Green New Deal debate. Let's have a conversation, Koch-free.

Covering Charles Murray, responsibly

Covering Charles Murray, responsibly

February 13, 2020

My valentine this year is transparency.

Understanding Kobe Bryant’s death as a non-sports follower

February 13, 2020

In the face of Kobe’s relentless drive and unparalleled work ethic, his death served as a staggering reminder that even those who exceed what most other humans achieve in their lifetimes are subject to forces outside of their control, which can end their lives in an instant. His death served as a staggering reminder of our own mortality.

Now is the summer of their discontent: looking at the literary canon

Now is the summer of their discontent: looking at the literary canon

February 13, 2020

Quinn Rifkin '22 responds to the protestors at Wiliams College boycotting the English department.

Letter to the Editor: Feb. 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

James Marc Leas, a patent attorney in Vermont, weighs in on Charles Murray returning to campus.

Print Issue
J-Term musical: Young love in the piazza
Reel Critic: ‘1917’
‘Quicksand’: If ‘Gossip Girl’ went courtroom drama

‘Quicksand’: If ‘Gossip Girl’ went courtroom drama

February 13, 2020

Set in Stockholm, Malin Persson Giolito's novel details a murder trial, highlighting the role of class in its narration.

The Librarian is in: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

The Librarian is in: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

February 13, 2020

Zora Neale Hurston's best known novel explores what marriage and identity means to a Southern, Black woman.

These winter term classes will give you chills

These winter term classes will give you chills

January 23, 2020

This J-Term, visiting professors are teaching unique courses following themes of political advocacy, storytelling and social activism. These individuals teach from lived experience and employ diverse methods in the classroom.

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