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The sew must go on

In the weeks following the campus closure, seamstresses made over 400 masks for students on campus and members of the community.

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 Librarian is in: ‘The Moment of Lift’

The Librarian is in: 'The Moment of Lift'

By KATRINA SPENCER

May 14, 2020

Melinda Gates' book dives into her work and the women she's met through it, whose lessons about women's rights and autonomy she shares with readers.

Arts theses depart from the norm in the face of Covid-19

By SOPHIE HILAND

May 14, 2020

Due to the switch to remote learning, many seniors' well-planned projects saw drastic yet necessary shifts, in terms of content and media, this semester.

Recipes from home: Sourdough

Recipes from home: Sourdough

By STARRIN RICUPERO

May 14, 2020

Chef Starrin Ricupero recommends some ideas to expand techniques and recipes with more time at home.

The show must go on: ‘Julius Caesar’ on Zoom

At the conclusion of the performance, members of the cast of “Julius Caesar” wave goodbye.

By MELANIE CHOW

May 7, 2020

Despite the difficulties of staging a theatre production online, the cast and crew of "Julius Caesar" pulled off an impressive performance requiring creativity, master coordination, and a bit of imagination on the audience's part.

Recipes from home: Strawberry ice cream with duck eggs

The duckies! From left: Sabu, Taca, Blue (Khaki Campbells), Siddah (Pekin) and Anka (Blue Swedish/Cayuga)

By KRYSTAL DRAGON

May 7, 2020

Ross Dining Supervisor Krystal Dragon's recipe for strawberry ice cream, made with duck eggs, is the first in a series of Middlebury College Dining Staff's favorite recipes from home. Try it for a rich, creamy treat, and try to find the ingredients from local farms.

The Librarian is in: Three books by Roxane Gay

The Librarian is in: Three books by Roxane Gay

By KATRINA SPENCER

May 7, 2020

"Bad Feminist," "Hunger," and "Not that Bad" are all works that weave together memoir and commentary on feminist issues.

Missing graduation is a Middlebury tradition

The invitation to the 1802 Commencement Ball from Special Collections.

By WILL O'NEAL

April 30, 2020

Aaron Petty ’02 missed his own graduation. A few weeks before the ceremony, he contracted tuberculosis; by the day of graduation, he was bedridden.

History Dept. debuts History of Science, Medicine and Technology track

By EDYTH MOLDOW

April 30, 2020

Professors of History Febe Armanios, Rebecca Bennette and Ian Barrow have created a brand-new track within the college’s History Department: the History of Science, Medicine and Technology (HSMT).

Zombies to Genomics: Faculty find creative ways to teach the pandemic

By PORTER BOWMAN

April 30, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, many Middlebury professors are revising their syllabi to address themes arising from the pandemic in creative ways.

Quarantine creativity: 2 a.m. haircuts and pantry pasta

By NINA NG

April 30, 2020

So, it’s a good time to find ways to make solitude easier. With a newfound sense of unfamiliarity, coupled with more time to ourselves than ever before, it’s the perfect time to experiment with new ways to self-express and get creative.

What do librarians do when the library is closed?

What do librarians do when the library is closed?

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 30, 2020

The seven librarians in the research and instruction group meet regularly to talk about how we’re connecting community members with library resources.

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