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Which Way Home? International students navigate the pandemic world

Which Way Home? International students navigate the pandemic world

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes March 9, 2021

When Middlebury suddenly announced it was shuttering the campus on March 10, 2020, international students were faced with a difficult decision. Should they stay or should they go home? Where would...

New places, old faces

New places, old faces

By Sabine Poux March 9, 2021

I almost rear ended the car in front of me last week when I saw it on the back window — a “Middlebury Crew” bumper sticker. You don’t see Middlebury memorabilia much here. I live in Kenai,...

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By Jake Gaughan March 9, 2021

Besides Panopto lectures and PolicyPath surveys, one of the most drastic changes to Middlebury College life in the pandemic has been the digitization of Middlebury’s social scene and community...

A Year in Headlines

A Year in Headlines

March 9, 2021

America’s Normal: A Tragedy

By Max Padilla March 9, 2021

On Jan. 1, 2020, many of us rang in the new year with booze in one hand and our best friend in the other. On Jan. 9, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a mysterious coronavirus...

Campus survey finds split opinions on the fall, widespread Covid-19 violations and mental health struggles

Campus survey finds split opinions on the fall, widespread Covid-19 violations and mental health struggles

By Hannah Bensen and Benjy Renton January 23, 2021

Although two-thirds of students said they did not regret their Fall 2020 enrollment decision, 76% of students said their mental health was worse during the fall semester than during a typical semester...

After last-minute cancellation, Febs swap Snow Bowl graduation for stadium celebration

After last-minute cancellation, Febs swap Snow Bowl graduation for stadium celebration

By Catherine McLaughlin December 3, 2020
Members of the Class of 2020.5 are able to “bring febness to whatever [they] do,” as they celebrate their final moments on Middlebury’s campus and prepare to step out into the world.
RIDDIM World Dance Troupe performed two shows from a tent behind Mahaney Arts Center as audiences watched in person, online and from a projection on McCullough Lawn.

RIDDIM World Dance Troupe Zooms in on Hip-hop, Kathak, and more

By Rain Ji November 19, 2020
Audiences joined the RIDDIM dance crew for their fall end-of-semester show “RIDDIM World Dance Troupe Zooms In” on Saturday, Nov. 14.
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Direct Your Attention: Dave Chappelle isn’t joking anymore

By Owen Mason-Hill November 19, 2020

It is difficult to overstate the magnitude of comedian Dave Chappelle’s imprint on our zeitgeist. Even calling him a comedian feels like the wrong title; perhaps activist or social commentator is...

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Direct Your Attention: Ludovico Einaudi’s most intimate concert

By Owen Mason-Hill November 12, 2020
One day when I was scrolling through Apple Music and happened upon an album with a beautifully simplistic design that demanded my attention.
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