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Vagina Monologues Shatters Stigma

By Alex Strott

January 22, 2014

Filed under Features

The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler ’75 in 1996. The play consists of a series of monologues about the “female experience,” such as sex, menstruation, sexual assault, orgasm, female empowerment and soli...

WomenSafe Provides Alternative Counseling Option

By Alex Strott

February 27, 2013

Filed under Features

In 1980, at the behest of several community members seeking to provide a resource for survivors of domestic violence in the area, the Addison County Community Action Group oversaw the establishment of the Addison County Battered...

College Celebrates WAGS Anniversary

By Alex Strott

January 16, 2013

Filed under Features

Last year, 2012, marked the 21st anniversary of the program in women and gender studies (WAGS). In 2013, the May Belle Chellis Women’s Resource Center, commonly known as the Chellis House, will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To...

Environmental Studies Remains Strong at 47

By Alex Strott

October 10, 2012

Filed under Features

In the early 1960’s, Professor of Biology Howard E. Woodin, along with several other faculty members spanning the science departments, developed the idea for what would become the first environmental studies program in the country....

Midd Entrepreneurs Create Startups

By Alex Strott

September 26, 2012

Filed under Features

As a liberal arts college, Middlebury is not the first school that comes to mind when people think of entrepreneurship and young people working with small, start-up companies. Middlebury may not be Silicon Valley, but that does...