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YouPower has a whole new look this semester. Although classes used to be taught in the Freeman International Center, they’re now held outside in Ridgeline parking lot to allow for social distancing.

YouPower puts new outdoor spin on fitness classes

By Niamh Carty November 12, 2020
Read about how Middlebury's student-run spin studio has adjusted this fall in order to continue offering spin classes.
The characters engage in a discussion about the limited selection of monologues available to budding Asian American actors and the young actress is left disappointed after seeing few options for leads that she can relate to and portray. VAN BARTH

‘finally’: Production with an all-Asian cast spotlights issues of representation

By EDYTH MOLDOW November 12, 2020
“finally” turned a spotlight on the lack of Asian representation in the media and the performing arts.
George Matthews Jr. sitting at the Middlebury carillion. He has been the man behind the bells for the past 35 years.

Behind the Mead Chapel bells, carillonneur George Matthew Jr. plays for passion and protest

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes October 22, 2020
George Matthew Jr. pursued his dream and has been playing the bells in the tower of Mead Chapel since 1985. He uses his platform to promote immigrant justice, racial equality and lift student morale.
‘Clover Magazine’ creates space for the fashionable intellectual

‘Clover Magazine’ creates space for the fashionable intellectual

By Charlie Deichman Caswell October 22, 2020
Clover Magazine, Middlebury’s only student-run fashion publication, aims to serve as an outlet for the stylish mind within academia.
A meeting of the editors, (from l. to r.) Grace Hering ’21.5, George Werner ’21 and Ben Beese ’21.5 COURTESY PHOTO

New magazine ‘To Whom it May Concern’ spotlights student curiosity

By Edyth Moldow October 22, 2020
This semester, a new magazine is making its way to the Middlebury Campus.
All four storytellers at the Robinson Hall, from right to left: Regina Fontanelli '22, Tim Parsons, Megan Brakely '06 and Emily Ballou '21. VAN BARTH/THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS.

Cocoon continues the tradition of storytelling amid the pandemic

By Acadia Klepeis October 15, 2020
Masks were on, but the audience reacted enthusiastically to the highs and lows of each story at the eighth annual Cocoon storytelling evening.
The Knoll has been growing produce to help fulfill the community’s emergency food needs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘More than just food’: Tracing the history of The Knoll from grassy hill to community haven

By Cecelia Scheuer October 15, 2020
When the Knoll was founded by members of the class of ’04.5 they never imagined it would become an escape for students seeking peace during a pandemic.
MASK OFF, MIDD: I quarantine-dated Casper the Ghost.

MASK OFF, MIDD: I quarantine-dated Casper the Ghost.

By Maria Kaouris October 8, 2020
MASK OFF, MIDD: Don’t let the ghosts scare you. 
Over 500 students gathered in protest at College Park last Friday.

Can you hear us now, President Patton?

By Kaila Thomas and Rodney Adams October 1, 2020

Dear President Laurie Patton,  “Black Lives Matter! Black Lives Matter! Black Lives Matter!” chant more than 500 voices approaching from a distance on Friday, Sept. 25. Were you to step out...

Max Celander ‘21, right, breaks through a defensive line during a fall 2018 game against Bentley University.

No coaches, no contact, no competition: Club teams play on

By Nick Nonnenmacher September 24, 2020
Without coaches, contact or competition, athletes on club sports teams get creative in finding ways to practice.
Can we please stop talking about our quarantine weight?

Can we please stop talking about our quarantine weight?

By Sophie Clark September 24, 2020
And yet, we spend a lifetime being our own judges and executioners. It’s exhausting. 
Emma Luber (left) poses in her PPE

The essential workers among us: MiddKids on the frontlines

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes and Sarah Miller September 24, 2020

As states across the country issued stay-at-home orders last spring, essential workers carried on working and took on personal risks to keep the country functioning. Among their ranks were several Middlebury...

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