Sarah Asch


Student Activism on Campus

Though The Campus planned a spread to showcase activism on campus before Dr. Charles Murray’s lecture and subsequent protests, we are even more excited to[…]

“It Happens Here” Event Promotes Healing through Storytelling

It Happens Here, a student-led project that gives survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence a story-telling platform, held their spring event on March 13[…]

George Yancy Gives Talk About Race and Racism

“I don’t plan to do the trigger warning thing, but I do want to say that, in America … I think we are cowards, as was said by Attorney Eric Holder, when it comes to issues of race, whiteness and racism,” Yancy said.

Students React to Changes in CRA Postion

In mid-December news broke that the Common’s Residential Advisor (CRA) position was under review by the administration with the potential for future changes. On Jan.[…]

MSA Organizes Rally for Refugees

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the snow outside McCullough Student Center on Feb. 2 to participate in the Rally for Refugees.

Middlebury Students Join the March on Washington

About 30 students traveled in the college vans to attend the Women’s March, and many others drove down on their own.

D.C. Interns on Campus for Inauguration

As the nation prepares to swear in its 45th president, the students participating in the College’s Education Studies winter internship in Washington D.C. returned to[…]

Alum Reflects on Presidential Campaign

On the night of the Iowa Caucus in February, Kylie Atwood ’12 stayed awake until 3a.m. trying to determine which candidates had won. “[I was][…]

Project Pengyou Holds Panel on U.S.-Chinese Relations

Project Pengyou, an organization that works at high schools and colleges to encourage cooperation between the United States and China, hosted a student panel event on Nov. 17 as part of Pengyou Day.

Quidditch Team Hosts Middlebury Classic

Middlebury Quidditch hosted its first major tournament in five years last Sunday: the Middlebury Classic.

GSFS Department Invites Alums Back to Campus for First “Feminist Retreat”

The College hosted the first “Feminist Alumnx Retreat” from Nov. 4-5, inviting graduated majors and minors of the Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies program (GSFS),[…]

Writer Discusses “Unlearning Racism”

Jim Grimsley, an author and self-identified “recovering racist,” spoke on Oct. 27 about his experience living through school integration in the 1960s.

Reflecting on Jewish Life at Middlebury

Anti-Semitism on college campuses is not a new phenomenon. During the early 1900s, many schools capped the admission of Jewish students at a certain percent.

The Fund for Innovation Enters Second Year of Kickstarting Creative Ideas

By Sarah Asch The Ron and Jessica Liebowitz Fund For Innovation, established in March 2015 in honor of the College’s 16th president and his wife,[…]

Intellectual Property Working Group Makes Policy Proposal

The Intellectual Property Working Group (IPWG) announced the proposal of their new intellectual property (IP) policy at an open meeting on Sept. 21 for the[…]

Observatory Opens for Public Glimpse of Planets

The Observatory, located on the roof of Bicentennial Hall, held the first open house of the year to welcome students back to school. The event[…]

College Hosts Dinner on Inclusivity

The College hosted a faculty-led discussion dinner about inclusivity on campus on March 24. The meeting, which was co-led by Associate Professor of Education Studies[…]

Section of Famed AIDS Memorial Quilty on Display

In 1985, San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones had an idea that led to a national symbol of loss, love and activism. During a[…]

Alum Corrects Spinal Deformities in Ethiopia, Changes Lives

When Dr. Rick Hodes ’75 went to Ethiopia in 1985 to volunteer, he never dreamed he would spend the next 30 years of his life practicing medicine abroad.

Vermont Legislature Bans the Box

The Vermont Legislature passed the “Ban the Box” bill, officially called H.261, which makes it illegal for employers to ask prospective employees about their criminal[…]

New Policy on Dogs Revealed

President Laurie L. Patton announced in an email that the College will implement a pilot program in fall 2016 that will allow faculty and staff to bring their dogs to work.

Rohatyn Center Discusses Global Food Insecurities

The fourth annual International and Interdisciplinary Conference, titled “Food Insecurity in a Globalized World: The Politics and Culture of Food Systems” was hosted at the[…]