Emily Singer


SGA Recaps Active Year

The current Student Government Association (SGA) administration has been faced with a great deal of scrutiny this year, due in part to the especially high[…]

Change the Post Grad Move-Out Policy

I will graduate from Middlebury College in two and a half weeks. It’s a painfully surreal concept that makes me wax nostalgic for the debauchery[…]

Advising Under Review

The Educational Affairs Committee (EAC) has been presented with a series of recommendations compiled by an ad hoc committee to reform the First Year Seminar[…]

Nyad to Speak at Commencement

The College has announced that Diana Nyad will deliver the 2014 commencement address on Sunday, May 25. At the age of 64, Nyad made history[…]

SRI Panel Discusses Fossil Fuels

On Monday, April 7, the College hosted its third panel on the subject of Socially Responsible Investing and the College’s endowment in the past 15[…]

Staff Undeterred by Late Winter Storm

A late winter blizzard on Thursday, March 13 blanketed the campus with over a foot of snow. Despite treacherous roads, high winds and inaccessible sidewalks,[…]

School in China Safe After Attack

At 9 p.m. local time on March 1 in Kunming, China, a group of men dressed in black began stabbing people with long knives at[…]

Swipe System to be Implemented

In an effort to cut costs and reduce waste, the College will be reorganizing top-level management positions and introducing a one-card swipe system within Dining[…]

Sexual Assault Hotline Goes Live

On Jan. 24, students and faculty gathered in Crossroads to celebrate the launch of MiddSafe, the College’s first 24/7 sexual assault hotline. The long-awaited activation of the hotline was made possible by both the help of a grant from the Department of Justice and the hiring of a Health and Wellness Education Director, Barbara McCall, at the start of the academic year.

Oxford Added to Schools Abroad

The College is expanding its network of schools abroad with the newly re-named Middlebury College – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program, in which the College will[…]

JusTalks Breaks Down Barriers

On Saturday, Jan. 11, 120 first-year students and over 40 upperclassmen met for the second annual JusTalks event. Atwater Dining Hall turned was transformed into a safe haven not only from the freezing rain outside, but also for difficult conversations on the subject of identity.

Poll Seeks Info on Attendance

During the week of Nov. 18, prior to Thanksgiving break, the Faculty Council, in consultation with members of the administration, sent a survey to all[…]

Middlebury, MIIS Open Office in DC

In collaboration with the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), the College has opened an office in Washington, D.C. According to a College press release,[…]

Students Fast in Solidarity

Students gathered outside Mead Chapel for a candlelight vigil on Thursday, Nov. 14 to mourn the devastation and damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Southeast Asia and to call attention to climate change.

Voluntary Leave Numbers Spike

An unusually high number of students at the College have decided to take a voluntary leave of absence this semester, leaving administrators with more questions[…]

InSite takes Eighth in Solar Decathlon

InSite, the College’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, finished eighth overall in the 2013 competition. Nineteen collegiate teams were selected to[…]

Computer Science Enrollment Triples, Majors Double

Over the last three years, enrollment in Computer Science courses at the College has tripled. The growth is the largest in any department in recent[…]

Students Seek to Reduce Waste

Every other Tuesday evening during the the fall semester, students will find themselves handing their dinner plates to peers and watching as any unconsumed food is scraped from the plate and into a plastic bucket. The waste separation effort is part of a data collection and waste reduction project by student-led organization, “Weigh the Waste.”

Abenaki Denounce 9/11 Flag Memorial Vandalism

In the five hours between the defacement of the College’s Sept. 11 memorial outside of Mead Chapel and its reconstruction, both The Campus and middbeat[…]

Tree Vandalism Incidents Unresolved

Tree vandalism has been on the rise since 2008, with the majority of incidents confined to the north side of campus near Battell Hall and[…]

Middlebury Summer News Update

College Mourns Death of Ian Cameron ’13.5 On Saturday, June 29, Ian Cameron ’13.5 passed away after a car accident in Rhode Island. Cameron was[…]

Over 1,200 sign pipeline petition

In one week, a student-created online petition to persuade the College to retract its statement of support for the proposed Addison County Natural Gas Pipeline[…]

Quidditch World Cup takes place in Florida

The Sixth Annual Quidditch World Cup was held in Kissimmee, Fla. this past weekend, marking the first World Cup that Middlebury did not compete in.[…]

Science Research Grants Dwindle

A decrease in the amount of federal funding available for science research grants is putting pressure on the College to seek other sources of funding[…]

Middlebury, Je T’ehhh…

“After living in a big city and growing so much, it’s hard to shrink back down to fit into Middlebury to adjust back to all[…]

It Happens Here Travels to Capitol

On Thursday, Feb. 28, five students and two faculty members represented It Happens Here (IHH) at a White House event to mark the culmination of[…]

Students Complete LeWitt Wall Drawing

Students in HARC 361: Minimalism devoted out-of-class hours to installing a Sol LeWitt wall drawing in the Middlebury College Museum of Art as part of[…]

Students Present J-Term Experiences with MIIS Programs

On Friday, March 1, the Robert A. Jones ’59 House hosted presentations and a Q&A follow-up with students who participated in J-Term courses associated with[…]

College Store Textbook Sales Plummet in 2012

Textbook sales at the College Store have been declining in recent years, with only approximately 55 percent of stocked textbooks sold in the fall 2012[…]

“B&W” Opens At M Gallery

Students gathered at the Old Stone Mill on Friday to celebrate the opening of the M Gallery’s newest exhibition, “B&W.” The exhibit is made up[…]

College Shorts

Student at University of Maryland is stabbed to death (The Baltimore Sun) University of Maryland, Eastern Shore (UMES) junior biology major Edmond St. Clair was[…]

Middlebury Does The Harlem Shake!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxTH8-SfABc?rel=0&w=640&h=360]   It was only a matter of time before Middlebury hopped on the Harlem Shake train. Filmed on Sunday afternoon in the Great[…]

Phishing Scam Targets Students

In the days leading up to Jan. 15, the Library and Information Services (LIS) noticed an increase in the number of email phishing incidents within[…]

College Shorts

Ohio University considers guaranteed tuition rate Ohio University is considering implementing a four-year fixed tuition rate for undergraduate students. Administrators at the university view fixed[…]