Ben Anderson

Arts & Sciences Editor


Surviving Midd Unplugged: One Student Goes Off the Internet for a Week

Last Sunday, I walked into the editorial office a few minutes before 5 p.m., as I’ve done most Sundays for the past two years, eager[…]

A Right to Privacy in the Internet Age

Last year, I wrote a column urging students and the public in general to pay more attention to the news surrounding the large trove of[…]

Middlebury Parent Talks About Gravity Wave Discovery

Regardless of your scientific background, you’ve probably heard of the Big Bang. Approximately 13.7 billion years ago, all of the energy in the Universe was[…]

Students Read People’s History

The stories we tell ourselves about our own past are the result of hundreds of voices — both named and otherwise — coming together to[…]

Students Honor Martin Luther King

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., several student groups came together this past Monday to put on the “MLK Oratorio: A Celebration in Song, Speech and Dance”.

The Sweet Remains Plays Campus

On Thursday, Jan. 16 in Mead Chapel, The Sweet Remains — a folk-rock group led by Middlebury College alumni Rich Price ’99.5 and Greg Naughton ’90 — will perform in Mead Chapel.

‘Cocoon’ Amazes, MothUP Plans Expansion

Two leather chairs and an array of lamps sat atop a faded, ornate rug on stage at the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts (MCA) Concert Hall.

The Reel Critic: Gravity

“How can you possibly tell a movie-length story about Sandra Bullock floating in space?” That was the response I most commonly heard after showing someone[…]

We Cannot Sacrifice Liberty for Security

By now, I would hope that the majority of students at Middlebury College have heard of the whistleblower Edward Snowden and know why he is[…]

Floodwood to Wash Over Burlington Audiences

Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico are Buffalo-born musicians who, for over two decades, have been playing with one of the premier American jam bands, moe.

‘Syrup’ Spills Over Screen with Q&A

Last Sunday, the Middlebury Film Society hosted a screening of “Syrup,” an edgy comedy set in the cut-throat world of advertising, based off of the[…]

Ecstatic Storytellers Tune In to Radio Drama

  “Ladies and gentleman of Radio Land, it is six o’ clock. The sun has set. Soon darkness will be all around. Yes it is[…]

Students Install LeWitt Print in Museum

On Feb 8, the Middlebury College Museum of Art opened their new exhibit, Linear Thinking. The exhibit features pieces by artists such as Matisse and[…]

The Reel Critic: Mama

Horror tends to be a divisive genre of film; either you’re an adrenaline junky looking for the next great movie scare, or you can’t stand[…]

The ‘Campus’ Interviews Director and Midd Alum, Alex Poe

Ex-Girlfriends is a cleverly written story about the perils of tiptoeing around the subtleties of dating as a 20-something in New York City. But do[…]

Reel Critic: Holiday Movie Wrap-up

Quentin Tarantino has proven to be one of the more divisive directors in Hollywood. Three of his films have received nominations for the Academy Award[…]

Vanek Trilogy Asks Powerful Questions

From Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, The Vanek Trilogy, a collection of three, interconnected one-act plays, ran in the Hepburn Zoo. The performance was directed[…]

Choirs Enchant Mead Chapel

This past weekend, the Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium performed Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem at three locations around Vermont, including a Thursday night performance in Mead Chapel.[…]

Science Departments Seek Three New Faculty

Both the neuroscience and biology departments are looking to add faculty members to start in the fall of 2013. The two departments are working together[…]

SGA Update

In response to the Dalai Lama Welcoming Committee’s (DLWC) email, in which students sent out a mock press release to hundreds of students, faculty and[…]

SGA Update

The Sept. 30 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) opened with a discussion led by President of the SGA Charlie Arnowitz ’13 on his[…]

Dramatic Performance Partners Art and Science

The scenes read in “The Incredible Dramatic Life of Science and Mathematics” opened windows of collaboration between theatre and mathematics, illustrating a relatively new tradition[…]

SGA Update

The Student Government Association (SGA) held their first full meeting of the academic year on Sept. 23. SGA meetings are held in the Crest Room[…]