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The admissions office is located at the historic Emma Willard House, named for the pioneer in women’s education who resided there and established a school for girls in her home.

Prospective students partake in a new age of admissions

By Adil Alvi September 24, 2020
Prospective students face unique challenges in deciding where to attend college. Middlebury’s Admissions Office has implemented new virtual programming so it can still reach these students.
Ginsburg’s passing: A tragedy for the wrong reasons

Ginsburg’s passing: A tragedy for the wrong reasons

By Max Padilla September 24, 2020
To achieve a world that belongs to everyone on this earth, we must fight with every year of our life, the way Notorious RBG fought with every year of hers.
Atwater residence halls, the site of the two gatherings Thursday night.

College bars 22 students from campus for Covid-19 policy violations

By Amelia Pollard September 22, 2020
For two groups of students, Phase Two festivities came to a grinding halt when Public Safety officers knocked on their doors Thursday night.
I was one of the two on-campus Covid-19 cases; here’s what I want you to know

I was one of the two on-campus Covid-19 cases; here’s what I want you to know

By Anonymous September 17, 2020
So, as the campus prepares to move on to Phase Two, I urge everyone to realize that being in our friends’ presence and enjoying the beautiful scenery on our campus is a privilege.
Volleyball head coach Sarah Raunecker (second from the right) coaches her athletes during the first practice of the fall season on Saturday, September 5. Photo by Van Barth.

Fall coaches adjust to a season without competitive play

By BRINLEA LA BARGE September 10, 2020
Now that fall sports practices have officially begun , Middlebury coaches are getting creative as they comply with health precautions and discuss recruiting, team culture and training logistics in the time of Covid-19.
Will Jernigan ’21 is one of many athletes who chose not to return to campus this year. Jernigan is pictured above in the October 12, 2019 game against Colby.

Life looks different and so does the student body: Athletes on leave

By Jenny Langerman September 10, 2020
Without collegiate competition this fall due to Covid-19, some Middlebury student-athletes have chosen to take time off.

Notes From the Desk: You can’t go home again

By Jake Gaughan July 29, 2020
"It’s been endlessly repeated that we will be returning to a Middlebury unlike one we have ever known," writes Jake Gaughan '22. "The home that we left is no longer there; we cannot return to it."

Ruminations of a human being: Systemic racism, police brutality and America’s failure to teach empathy

By Martin Williams July 4, 2020
"[Some White people] will shout, 'ALL LIVES MATTER,' avoid eye contact or keep their mouths shut in tacit support of police brutality," writes Martin Williams '20. "However, they don’t stop to think about the mother, father, son, daughter, friend or mentor killed by the cops’ 'fear' or 'mistake.' They treat the death of the victim as insignificant, although they would be enraged and desire justice too, if a cop murdered their loved one."

Automatically Suspect: Being Black in America

By Kemi Fuentes-George June 15, 2020
George Floyd was killed at 46, which is only a few years older than me. With any luck, I’ll keep going for decades more yet. But George Floyd will forever be 46. When I think about it, I can’t breathe.
In the weeks following the campus closure, seamstresses made over 400 masks for students on campus and members of the community.

The sew must go on

By EMILY BALLOU June 8, 2020
The Middlebury College Theatre Department Costume Shop is accustomed to last minute alterations, so when the Covid-19 pandemic hit Vermont, employees quickly changed course from sewing costumes to sewing face masks.
The Middlebury Off-Campus Project

The Middlebury Off-Campus Project

May 8, 2020
A series of stories and perspectives on how Covid-19 has impacted the lives of people in the Middlebury community. Check out the third round of publications.
The college announced on April 8 that it would adopt a test-optional admissions policy for the next three years.

Admissions will try out test-optional policy

By CAROLINE KAPP April 30, 2020
Under the test-optional policy, students may choose not to submit any test scores as part of their application for admission.
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