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Writer, activist Naomi Klein talks justice and hope in a warming world

Writer, activist Naomi Klein talks justice and hope in a warming world

February 20, 2020

Acclaimed writer and climate activist Naomi Klein spoke to a packed Wilson Hall about justice and hope in a warming world, but fire was the key theme of the night.

News flash! SGA brings free digital newspaper subscriptions back to students

News flash! SGA brings free digital newspaper subscriptions back to students

February 20, 2020

All Middlebury students will now have access to free digital New York Times and Wall Street Journal subscriptions, the SGA announced in an email to the student body on Sunday.

‘There was a day when like half the class was gone’: Flu season hit Middlebury hard this J-Term

‘There was a day when like half the class was gone’: Flu season hit Middlebury hard this J-Term

February 20, 2020

This flu season was worse than usual due to an inaccuracy in this year's flu vaccine that reduced its effectiveness.

Campus conservatives divided over Murray’s upcoming visit

February 13, 2020

Current and former members of College Republicans divide over the decision to invite Charles Murray to speak on campus for the third time.

Incoming Feb deferred due to China travel ban

Incoming Feb deferred due to China travel ban

February 13, 2020

“I’ve never felt so bad in my life”: President Trump’s travel ban barred ZhiZhong Pu ’24 from matriculating this February with the class of 2023.5.

Atwater dining hall embraces local meat providers

Atwater dining hall embraces local meat providers

February 13, 2020

All of the meat served in Atwater Dining Hall over J-Term was sourced locally: “We’re going to stay with local meats, at least to the best of our ability,” said Ian Martin, commons chef of Atwater.

SGA senate to shrink as commons phase out

February 13, 2020

The SGA voted to eliminate the five commons senator positions ahead of the dissolution of the Commons System.

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.

Stonecutter Spirits serves last drinks

Stonecutter Spirits serves last drinks

February 13, 2020

Middlebury, magnified: reframing ‘J-Term play term’
Racism in the time of coronavirus
The Middlebury Independent: Koch or woke?

The Middlebury Independent: Koch or woke?

February 20, 2020

I’m editor-in-chief of The Middlebury Independent. I won’t play coy: I’m aware of the sentiment against us.

In defense of the Hamilton Forum

February 20, 2020

As students who have been actively involved in Alexander Hamilton Forum lectures, debates and dialogues, we write to defend deliberating on the Green New Deal.

Thoughts on the SGA’s new look

Thoughts on the SGA’s new look

February 20, 2020

As the student body will soon vote on whether to keep the five SGA commons senator seats, I would like to argue in favor of these representative positions.

SLG corner: Provost Jeff Cason

SLG corner: Provost Jeff Cason

February 20, 2020

I love working at Middlebury. I’ve been here 26 years, and have seen a lot of changes over that time.

Empty bookstore shelves make room for Amazon

February 20, 2020

When the Middlebury College Bookstore stopped stocking physical books in 2018 — some say the ensuing collective groan still echoes in the hills — a large part of its rationale was students’ increasing use of Amazon.

Skip ‘transparency’: We want clarity

Skip ‘transparency’: We want clarity

February 13, 2020

There may have been more transparency this time in inviting Charles Murray to campus, but we're still left with questions. And we think the Middlebury community deserves more.

Print Issue
‘In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic’
Debussy: Antidote to a cold Vermont Valentine’s
The Librarian is in: ‘How to Read the Air’
Reel Critic: ‘And Then We Danced’

Reel Critic: ‘And Then We Danced’

February 20, 2020

In the context of highly intense Georgian dance troupe, Levan Akin's film explores romance, sexuality and class.

Photo story: ‘Untitled Romantic Comedy’

Photo story: ‘Untitled Romantic Comedy’

February 20, 2020

“Untitled Romantic Comedy,” unofficially titled “Stop Kiss,” is an independent artistic venture that explores young love in the big city.

J-Term musical: Young love in the piazza

J-Term musical: Young love in the piazza

February 13, 2020

"The Light in the Piazza" presented students with an incredibly challenging score, in a mix of English and Italian, to deliver a complex and emotional love story.

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