In his letter to The Middlebury Campus on March 9, Political Science Professor Erik Bleich calls for a nuanced response to the incidents surrounding the[…]
I saw a handful of signs at the Murray protest that read “Working Class.” Of course, I can’t say with any certainty what the background[…]
I acknowledge that my views may not sit well with some of my Middlebury peers. I also encourage everyone — whether or not you initially[…]
There’s little doubt that we are living in loud times. Many of us have an understandable wish to turn it down. Stop the sound, we[…]
Over 640 students have signed an open letter to President of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton concerning Dr. Charles Murray’s 3/2 visit. While the piece came[…]
I was intrigued to read Thomas Leaycraft’s opinion piece, “Love Trumps Hating Trump Supporters.” I had not heard about the incident regarding the class of[…]
The following is a letter, co-signed by over 450 Middlebury alums (and counting), condemning the decision to invite Charles Murray to campus: Dear Middlebury College,[…]
In response to a piece published on Feb. 26 on VT Digger, Dr. Charles Murray sent “An Open Letter to the Middlebury Community” to the[…]
No one’s humanity is up for debate. By hosting a speaker whose ideas dehumanize many students on our campus and cause very real harm both[…]
We are divided. Over the past weekend, the Political Science department has debated over email about our department’s co-sponsorship of the Charles Murray visit to[…]
The American Enterprise Institute has been joined by the Political Science department in co-sponsoring Charles Murray. Murray is most well-known for arguing that societal hierarchy[…]
Cellist Sophie Shao returns for her ninth consecutive appearance on the Middlebury College Performing Arts Series at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.
The men’s and women’s crew teams competed in the New England Rowing Championships on Saturday, April 30 in Worcester, MA. The men’s first varsity four[…]
Rainey Reads Mean Yik Yaks from Margaret Lindon on Vimeo. Charles Rainey ’19 is from Lithonia, Georgia.
We will not engage in a “debate” about the college judicial process. We are not here to attack college administrators who are working within the[…]
“All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.” — Toni Morrison
In her 2016 letter outlining her philanthropic goals for the year, Melinda Gates chose to focus on the question of unpaid work. Specifically, she outlined[…]
This student has requested to remain anonymous, and given the highly personal and sensitive nature of the piece, the Campus has honored this request. Though the[…]
I was accepted into Middlebury as a Top 100 Applicant (a now discontinued program) with a 32 on the ACT and a 3.91 GPA. I[…]
To the Editor: We are writing to correct one significant error in last week’s Campus article about the construction of the new student residences[…]
Twenty-nine years ago, the Middlebury College Board of Trustees stood on the right side of history when they voted to divest from the South African[…]
Dear Hannah and Isaac, I read your piece, “It’s Actually Just a Game,” with more than a touch of bemusement. I am the straw man[…]
I am Jake Nidenberg, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. and a junior here at Middlebury College. I am a declared Mathematics and Economics double major[…]
We all know fossil fuels are contributing to Climate Change, but do you know how much power they hold in Washington?
Je suis Charlie. These words echoed across France as cities across the country, and around the world, on Sunday Jan. 11, as people proudly protested Wednesday’s shocking terrorist attack on the headquarters of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
You may not know it, but there is a very real military presence on the Middlebury campus. Maybe you’ve seen someone wading through the crowds of flannel and Toms in camouflage and combat boots.
“…we are fasting today not only to stand in solidarity with the Filipino people, but also because we believe that shared suffering is a path to empathy.”
Part of our fascination with innovative people is the almost palpable buzz of potential that surrounds them. Every insight that slips out is valuable in[…]
As Middlebury faculty and staff, we hope our trustees will commit to fossil-fuel divestment and a new kind of investment, investment that yields high returns[…]
1. It takes patience to live in Middlebury for four years. It’s also worth it. 2. The harder you try to get laid, the[…]
We are a coalition of Middlebury College staff, faculty and students who stand in opposition to the Addison County Natural Gas project. The project will[…]
Growing up in the 1990s, my understanding of evil was based mainly on Disney movies. The nemeses in those films all recognized that they were[…]
Last week’s op-ed, “A Call for a More Inclusive Movement,” attempted to show how white privileged men are excluded from feminist and other activist discourses[…]
After Nathan Weil’s piece, “A Call for a More Inclusive Movement,” came out in last week’s issue of the Campus, I heard responses that generally[…]
Last week the Campus published an article on Room 404, a new student publication. They ran an early draft of the article that was largely[…]
[The following regards conversations on campus surrounding divestment, activism and diversity, which all directly relate to corporatization. It links newspaper reporting, silencing of oppressed voices[…]
I left the U.S. this Thanksgiving break. France granted me access into their country sans glitch. I glided through their customs saying my bonjours, mercis[…]
In the past few days, I have read headline after headline detailing the damaging effects of Hurricane Sandy on the New York metropolitan area. Millions[…]
On Friday, Oct. 12, Middlebury College welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to campus. An announcement was made that in honor of the visit from[…]
Imagine a completely rational society. People behave in a consistent, predictable manner based on the information available to them. They make decisions that promote the[…]