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Notes from the desk: A return to “Street Haunting”

Notes from the desk: A return to “Street Haunting”

By ELLIE EBERLEE April 27, 2020
"Nine decades before I’d heard the term 'coronavirus,' Woolf anticipated not only the necessity of escaping, but the literal and figurative refuge found by returning."
Goodbye

Goodbye

By REGINA FONTANELLI April 22, 2020
"This was supposed to be our spring, our few months of peace before saying goodbye."
sex panther

What is love (at Middlebury)?

By SEX PANTHER April 22, 2020
"I reached out to a few senior friends and asked them to answer a couple questions: how they defined love at Middlebury, if there was anything they wish they had realized sooner or done differently with regard to love during college, and when they felt most loved at Middlebury. "
Hey Midd, u up? Other schools don’t hook up like we do

Hey Midd, u up? Other schools don’t hook up like we do

By MARIA KAOURIS April 22, 2020
"In an environment where relationships are stunted by booze, insecurities and a rigid social life structure, no one feels comfortable asking the 'what are we?' question, much less answering it."
Room to breathe

Room to breathe

By RAIN JI April 22, 2020
"Solitude is not shameful. In fact, often it is enjoyable."
In my room

In my room

By RACHEL ROSE April 22, 2020
"How could I replicate the heartbeat of the college experience?"
Notes from the desk: On a world without sports

Notes from the desk: On a world without sports

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA April 16, 2020
Our senior sports editor writes about a world without sports.
As Vermont heightens social distancing advisories, local nonprofits have moved many of Addison County housing-insecure from shelters into hotels and motels, including the Middlebury Inn on Court Square.

Nonprofits house homeless in Middlebury hotels; dining service delivers meals

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR April 9, 2020
The ubiquitous pressure to stay home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus begs the question: what if you don’t have a home to stay in? 
Admissions office markets Midd in a year roiled by economic downturn, public health crisis

Admissions office markets Midd in a year roiled by economic downturn, public health crisis

The college admitted a record-breaking number of students as it faces Covid-19-related challenges that could affect student enrollment.
The SGA Senate at a March 29 Zoom meeting.

SGA redirects unused funds to support students, staff

By ABIGAIL CHANG April 9, 2020
The SGA directed $320,000 of its reserve funds to support staff wage continuity, the Student Emergency Fund, and members of the college community who are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Notes from the desk: Having a parent on the frontlines

By LILY LAESCH April 2, 2020
"My mom stays at work for you, miles and hours away from her loved ones. Please, please stay at home for her."
Seniors trekked to the football field for the time-honored tradition of watching the sunrise the day of graduation. But this time, no one was graduating.

Senior Week in March: Covid-19 truncates seniors’ final semester

By AMELIA POLLARD March 19, 2020
Last Tuesday, an email leaked announcing Middlebury's move to remote learning. Within minutes, a self-proclaimed "Senior Week" had begun.
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