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Dr. Tyrone Hayes Tells a Tale of Toads and Men

By Julia John

February 25, 2015

Filed under Features

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 aura of sassy humor, started his story. Over 150 students squeezed...

Sistah Vegan On Food Justice, Vegans of Color

By Julia John

October 29, 2014

Filed under Features

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 animating her face and propelling her speech. Over 100 students, occupying the pews below, were...

Never “Members Only” at Mountain Club

By Julia John

October 22, 2014

Filed under Features

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. “That’s a new phenomenon we’ve seen over the past couple years.” Established...

Easy Repairs at New Bike Fix-It Station

By Julia John

October 22, 2014

Filed under Features

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 a ride to wherever you urgently needed to be? By early November, a new addition outside the bike shop by...

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

By Julia John

March 19, 2014

Filed under Features

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, faculty and community members had braved the biting wind, driving...

Students Take Campus to Canvas

By Julia John

December 4, 2013

Filed under Features

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 Street, past the utility poles, parked cars and language houses to the crimson façade...

The Trustee Who Told Big Oil to Take a Hike

By Julia John

October 16, 2013

Filed under Features

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 the table a Western-U.S. perspective, enthusiasm for...