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Ash Wednesday Reveals Campus Religious Climate

David Ullmann

March 6, 2014

Filed under Features

On Wednesday March 5, the Christian holiday of Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, a six-week long period of discipline and devotion.  Ash Wednesday emphasizes human mortality and Lent traditionally asks observers to...

1 in 8700: The Power Couple Behind Costello’s

David Ullmann

October 9, 2013

Filed under Local

Whether you eat there once a week, or just enjoy a sub from time to time, we can all agree that Costello’s Market is a staple of Middlebury. Many students of the College frequent this Italian market in the Marble Works Many...

1 in 8700: John Wetzel of Stone Leaf Tea

David Ullmann

October 2, 2013

Filed under Local

John Wetzel, founder of Stone Leaf Teahouse in downtown Middlebury views tea as more than just a drink. Rather, it is a way of connecting people. “It’s history, it’s culture, it’s modern society,” Wetzel said. Wetzel...

Community Raises Concerns with Pipeline

David Ullmann

September 18, 2013

Filed under Local

At a crowded hearing at Middlebury Union Middle School on Sept. 10, concerned citizens voiced their opposition to Vermont Gas’ proposed 43-mile pipeline from Colchester to Middlebury that would provide natural gas to Addison...

Montpelier Artist Defends T-Shirts in Chick-fil-A Suit

David Ullmann

May 8, 2013

Filed under Local

Bo Muller-Moore, a Montpelier-based design artist who created a popular “Eat More Kale” t-shirts, always hoped that his designs would grab peoples attention, but he never expected his mantra to become so controversial. The...

A Walk Through West Cemetery: Horatio Seymour

David Ullmann

April 24, 2013

Filed under Features

Horatio Seymour’s tomb does not look like one belonging to a much-celebrated man. A stone stump shadowed by grand monuments, the grave attracts little attention. Yet while Seymour’s tombstone might not capture the esteem of...

Vermont Legislature Proposes Marijuana Decriminalization

David Ullmann

April 10, 2013

Filed under Local

Vermont’s House of Representatives judiciary committee recently passed a controversial piece of legislation called Bill H.200 in an effort to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, which would change the manner in which persons...

TEDx Lineup Features Diverse Set of Speakers

David Ullmann

February 27, 2013

Filed under Features

The upcoming TEDxMiddlebury conference is expected to offer the fundamental TED organization promise of, “ideas worth spreading,” according to Roy Wang ’16 who is currently serving as one of the event’s organizers. Scheduled...

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