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A rack used during Covid-19 testing rests on a Covid-19 testing station. In previous years, community members from outside of the college were employed to administer Covid-19 tests.
First cases on campus this year put college Covid-19 policy to the test
By Catherine McLaughlin September 23, 2021

Two students tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival to Middlebury and one student tested positive post-arrival, according to Julia Ferrante, associate vice president...

News in Brief: College to require vaccination for on-campus students, faculty, staff this fall
By Jack Summersby May 16, 2021

Middlebury College will require all students, faculty and staff on campus this fall to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, except for those...

Matt and Caroline Corrente, co-owners of the Arcadian, pose with their son inside the restaurant.
The Arcadian closes doors indefinitely due to debilitating employee shortage
By Maggie Reynolds September 23, 2021

A local restaurant served its final meal this past Saturday, September 18, and entered a period of indefinite closure. The Arcadian, located at 7 Bakery Lane in Middlebury,...

George Matthew Jr. in front of the carillon in Mead Chapel.
Songs from Dusk
September 23, 2021
Men’s cross country dominates at Aldrich Invitational
Men’s cross country dominates at Aldrich Invitational
By Charles Crounse September 23, 2021

  Men’s cross country continued its perfect start to the season last weekend, sweeping St. Michael’s College, Clarkson University, and Norwich University en route to a home win at the Aldrich...

Colby Morris ’19, the 2018 NESCAC Pitcher of the Year, now plays for the Brooklyn Cyclones, the High-A affiliate of the New York Mets. Courtesy of Gordon Donovan
Siefer’s Scoop podcast: Colby Morris ’19 chases career in Major League Baseball
By Blaise Siefer September 23, 2021

Link: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2eEeoO2aJEAzlgtdhkkocX?si=8b83c5df51334b31 On the first Siefer’s Scoop episode of the 2021-22 academic year, Blaise hosts Colby Morris, a former Middlebury...

Middlebury staff require an overdue sense of urgency
Middlebury staff require an overdue sense of urgency
By Editorial Board September 23, 2021

This summer, when it became readily apparent that the student body would be significantly overenrolled for the fall 2021 semester, the college immediately sought out potential...

NFTD: I Miss You
By Sarah Miller September 23, 2021

I remember with nauseating clarity when my high school boyfriend paused an episode of Black Mirror, turned to me, and said, “I think we should break up or go on a break...

Returning to Before
By Haley Hutchinson September 23, 2021
Spin Doctor: Basking in the “Doomin’ Sun”
Spin Doctor: Basking in the “Doomin’ Sun”
By Yardena Carmi September 23, 2021

Welcome to the first installment of Spin Doctor, a biweekly dose of music reviews and recommendations by Yardena Carmi ’23. Our current culture seems to be defined by...

Filling in the gaps: How Middlebury students spent their pandemic time off
Filling in the gaps: How Middlebury students spent their pandemic time off
By Maggie Reynolds September 23, 2021

A week into the semester, the excitement of being back on campus is still palpable. Dining halls have been buzzing with talk of summer plans as friends reconnect after...

Reel Critic: “Tenet”
Reel Critic: “Tenet”
By Jack Torpey September 23, 2021

Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” is without question one of the most narratively and visually complex films that I’ve ever seen. One might guess this given the nature...

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