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Opening Up: The Off-Campus Podcast

We teamed up with Middlebury's Engaged Listening Project for the first-ever Off-Campus Podcast. This week, Jeremey Navarro talks with Sarah King to discover how Vermont musicians are dealing with isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. Check it out below on Spotify.

With the statewide primary taking place on Aug. 11,  followed by the general election on Nov. 3, candidates tried to set themselves apart while also lodging hits at incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who is running for his second term.
Democratic gubernatorial debate: Candidates call for systemic change
By Lucy Townend June 25, 2020
Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman, former Vermont Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe and attorney Patrick Winburn, the three gubernatorial candidates, discussed issues including re-opening the state, police reform and climate change.
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‘A bright future’: Even with shortened first season, men’s lax rookies show strong character
Middlebury’s athletic records that never were

NCAA extends athletic eligibility for 2020 spring athletes

In light of the NCAA announcement on March 12 cancelling all remaining winter and spring sports championships due to the evolving Covid-19 health threat, the collegiate sports governing body has extended eligibility for Division III spring sports athletes.

Poll: If Middlebury were remote next semester, would you...
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Anti-racism is not just a trend
By Editorial Board July 4, 2020
"As the summer carries on, it’s inevitable that the news cycles will change. But this is not a passing moment. It is and should be a turning point. To look away now would be to perpetuate centuries of systemic violence, to further marginalize our nation’s most vulnerable."
Ruminations of a Human Being: Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and America’s Failure to Teach Empathy
By Martin Williams July 4, 2020
"[Some White people] will shout, 'ALL LIVES MATTER,' avoid eye contact or keep their mouths shut in tacit support of police brutality," writes Martin Williams '20. "However, they don’t stop to think about the mother, father, son, daughter, friend or mentor killed by the cops’ 'fear' or 'mistake.' They treat the death of the victim as insignificant, although they would be enraged and desire justice too, if a cop murdered their loved one."
Employees endorse remote fall for safety
By THE AAUP WORKING CONDITIONS SUBCOMMITTEE • June 19, 2020
Concerned Alumni Support the AAUP
By SARAH KOCH, CARA LEVINE, NIA ROBINSON, NELL SATHER, MEG DALY, EMMA LODGE, TRAVIS SANDERSON, and C GREEN • June 16, 2020
In Support of Black Lives Matter: Action Steps for the Middlebury Community
By COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION • June 15, 2020
In the weeks following the campus closure, seamstresses made over 400 masks for students on campus and members of the community.
The sew must go on
By EMILY BALLOU June 8, 2020
The Middlebury College Theatre Department Costume Shop is accustomed to last minute alterations, so when the Covid-19 pandemic hit Vermont, employees quickly changed course from sewing costumes to sewing face masks.
The Librarian is in:
The Librarian is in: 'The Moment of Lift'
By KATRINA SPENCER May 14, 2020
Melinda Gates' book dives into her work and the women she's met through it, whose lessons about women's rights and autonomy she shares with readers.
Arts theses depart from the norm in the face of Covid-19
By SOPHIE HILAND May 14, 2020
Due to the switch to remote learning, many seniors' well-planned projects saw drastic yet necessary shifts, in terms of content and media, this semester.
Recipes from home: Sourdough
Recipes from home: Sourdough
By STARRIN RICUPERO • May 14, 2020
Chef Starrin Ricupero recommends some ideas to expand techniques and recipes with more time at home.
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