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Admin Violated Promises on Handbook Revisions, Students Say

Admin Violated Promises on Handbook Revisions, Students Say

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

After senior college officials announced changes to the college handbook earlier this month, several student leaders expressed disappointment that they were not involved in...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Opinion

I Cover the Waterfront: On Original Reporting

By WILL DIGRAVIO

There’s this scene in “Page One: Inside The New York Times,” a 2011 documentary film about the paper of record, that I can’t stop thinking about. It features David Carr, The Times’ media columnist who beca...

September 20, 2017No Comments

In Defense of DACA

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

For those less familiar with the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, here’s a brief summary: The program began in 2012 with an executive order issued by President Obama. It ...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Local

A Local Guide To Apple Picking This Season

A Local Guide To Apple Picking This Season

By REBECCA WALKER

As the leaves start to change and the school year kicks into full gear, students and locals alike have the opportunity to celebrate the fall at the many apple orchards that...

September 20, 2017

Scott Considers Marijuana Legalization

Scott Considers Marijuana Legalization

By BRIDGET COLLITON

Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) created a commission to study the legalization of marijuana in the state on Sept. 7 via executive order. This executive order comes only four...

September 20, 2017

Arts & Sciences

S.O.S. Fest Touches Emotions on Campus

S.O.S. Fest Touches Emotions on Campus

By MARIA BOBBITT- CHERTOCK

On Friday, Sept. 15, WRMC and Middlebury College Activities Board hosted Middlebury’s annual S.O.S. (“Start of School”) Fest on the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for th...

September 20, 2017

Bandaloop Soars: ‘Vertical Dance Group’ Stun and Delights

Bandaloop Soars: ‘Vertical Dance Group’ Stun and Delights

By SARAH BOYLE

This weekend the vertical dance troupe Bandaloop celebrated its return to the Middlebury community as a part of the Mahaney Center of the Arts 25th anniversary. The gravity-...

September 20, 2017

Features

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

By SARAH ASCH

In a move that outraged many advocates for survivors of sexual assault, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on Sept. 7 that her department would reexamine Obama-era guid...

September 20, 2017

Jewish Students Welcome New Year, School Year

Jewish Students Welcome New Year, School Year

By ELIZABETH ZHOU

The Jewish community on campus and in town will observe Rosh Hashanah, a two-day celebration of the Jewish New Year from Sept. 20 to 22. Rosh Hashanah falls on the first da...

September 20, 2017