Julia John


Private Yurt Erected on Organic Farm

If you have been out to the Organic Farm this semester, you may have noticed a fourteen-foot-wide circular tent-like structure nestled quaintly in the verdant rolling fields.

Emmy-Winning Director Screens Coal Mining Documentary

Family. Environment. Change. These are the three simple yet strong words with which award-winning director Chad Stevens describes his new documentary, Overburden, which was screened[…]

Ridgeline Community Treehouse Approved

Imagine looking out past the forest canopy onto the distant Adirondacks, the pink glow of the sunset spilling through their peaks. Imagine being suspended fifteen[…]

Earth Week Festivities Promote Activism & Awareness

The smell of burgers sizzling on the grill permeated the cold afternoon air in front of Proctor dining hall. Students representing various campus groups stood[…]

Dr. Tyrone Hayes Tells a Tale of Toads and Men

The lecture hall was already packed ten minutes before Dr. Tyrone Hayes, a squat man with a prominent kinky beard, large silver dangle earrings,and an engaging[…]

Sistah Vegan On Food Justice, Vegans of Color

er, peered out from behind the podium at Mead Chapel last Wednesday night, a small woman with a big afro and an even bigger passion[…]

Never “Members Only” at Mountain Club

Spots for Middlebury Mountain Club-led trips go fast. “They fill up in half an hour or less,” last year’s Head Guide Tess Sneeringer ’14.5 said.[…]

Easy Repairs at New Bike Fix-It Station

Remember that time that you wanted to fix your bike, but the Bike Shop was closed and you had to walk, drive, or hunt for[…]

In the Snow, Talk on “Saving Life on Earth”

A blizzard raged outside the Robert A. Jones ’59 House last Wednesday evening, but inside, the conference room was filled to its capacity of 100.[…]

Students Take Campus to Canvas

Azure heavens gently fading into blue over the spire of Mead Chapel, trees ablaze in the colors of fall below; the view going down College[…]

The Trustee Who Told Big Oil to Take a Hike

Patrick McConathy is an entrepreneur of diverse interests and accomplishments. From Colorado, he joined the Middlebury College Board of Trustees in 2005. McConathy brings to[…]

Real Food Discusses Complexity

On the evening of Thursday, April 11, Green Mountain College Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Philip Ackerman-Leist gave the keynote address for Real Food Week,[…]

Water Symposium Addresses Global Water Supply Crisis

  Today the world faces a water crisis of unprecedented gravity. According to the U.N., 85 percent of the global population lives on the driest[…]