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Campus Is Vandalized, With College Labeled ‘Racist’

Campus Is Vandalized, With College Labeled ‘Racist’

By WILL DIGRAVIO

October 18, 201719 Comments

The Middlebury community woke up to widespread vandalism last Saturday, Oct. 14, after an unknown individual(s) spray-painted condemnations of the college at eight locati...

Opinion

Letter: Racial Profiling by Public Safety

October 18, 20172 Comments

When you are a person of color engaged in an innocent activity and security officers leap to the conclusion that you are a dangerous suspect, it is hard not to conclude that you are a victim of racial profiling.

Wanted: Student Spaces

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

October 18, 20171 Comment

The Crest Room: formerly a meeting space for the SGA during some hours, arts and crafts center at others and ambiguous pseudo-lounge when unlocked and unoccupied. Now it is a faculty lounge from the h...

Local

Vermont Officials Respond to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Vermont Officials Respond to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

By AMELIA POLLARD

October 18, 2017

MIDDLEBURY — Gun control in Vermont has always existed as an anomaly of legislation in comparison to the state’s otherwise progressive stance. During the 2016 presidential...

Pennies for WomenSafe

Pennies for WomenSafe

By ALLY MURPHY

October 18, 2017

MIDDLEBURY — Leading up to their production of The Crucible from Nov. 2 through 5 at Town Hall Theater, the Middlebury Community Players are organizing a penny-collecting...

Arts & Sciences

Cocoon Storytellers Share Pain and Love

Cocoon Storytellers Share Pain and Love

By APRIL QIAN

October 18, 2017

Amid the reunions, career talks and campus tree tours of Fall Family Weekend, a storytelling event called Cocoon brought capacity levels of parents, students and communit...

Students Make College Acting Debut in First-Year Show

Students Make College Acting Debut in First-Year Show

By DOMINICK TANOH

October 18, 2017

Two homicidal bridesmaids drinking away jealousy at their best friend’s wedding. Manic office drones trying their best to recapture the creative dreams that brought them to Ne...

Features

Student Spreads Joy Through Nonprofit Organization

Student Spreads Joy Through Nonprofit Organization

By ERIC MASINTER

October 18, 2017

Inspired by her loving mother, Meredith Robertson ’19 started a foundation in hopes of changing the lives of people across the globe. With nothing more than a jar and a ...

Girlhood Film Series Shows Personal Animated Shorts

Girlhood Film Series Shows Personal Animated Shorts

By EMMA PATCH

October 18, 2017

For the crowd of Middlebury students, faculty and guests who gathered in Axinn Center 232 last Tuesday afternoon, the world of animated film came to life through a film series...