Middlebury Evacuated its School in Cameroon. Was it the Right Decision?

Middlebury Evacuated its School in Cameroon. Was it the Right Decision?

By NICK GARBER

May 9, 2019


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Four students studying abroad in Middlebury’s school in Yaoundé, Cameroon, received a cryptic message from the program’s director, asking them to meet for dinner at the home of one of their host families.

‘Let There Be Dance’: Senior Dance Theses Dazzle

By JOHN VAALER

May 9, 2019


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“Chosen Family,”  — the senior dance thesis that Caleb Green ’19, Lucy Grinnan ’19.5 and Maggie Phillips ’19 put on at the Dance Theater in the Mahaney Center for the Arts rocketed beyond the gray solar system of human predictability.

‘American Idiot’: Dark and Electrifying

By CORALIE TYLER

May 9, 2019


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“American Idiot” electrifies, captivates and moves you.

Illimité: Student Start-Up Supports Entrepreneurs with Micro-Loans

By MEREDITH ROBERTSON

May 9, 2019


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Illimité is a clothing and novelty item brand created by Lopez in 2019 as a platform to support entrepreneurs in developing countries across the world.

Film Department Honors Its Founder, Professor Ted Perry

Film Department Honors Its Founder, Professor Ted Perry

By WILL DIGRAVIO

May 9, 2019


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If you have taken a course in the Film & Media Culture Department, enjoyed a movie on the big screen in Dana Auditorium or snuck into Axinn 232 on a Friday night with some friends, you should thank Ted Perry. 

Gensler Family Symposium Engages With the ‘Complex and Peculiar Lives of Intersectionality’

Gensler Family Symposium Engages With the ‘Complex and Peculiar  Lives of Intersectionality’

By SADIE HOUSBERG

May 2, 2019


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“What exactly is intersectionality?” — this was one of many questions posed at last week's Gensler Symposium, which featured talks by several prominent scholars in feminist and queer studies.

Photos: Nocturne Embraces the Night

Photos: Nocturne Embraces the Night

May 2, 2019


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The Nocturne Arts Festival transformed a variety of locations across campus into art installations and music venues. The second annual Nocturne included music, poetry, food, dance, theater, film, arts and more, from Mead Chapel to the Knoll.

A Conversation With Writer Lore Segal

By BENJAMIN BEESE

May 2, 2019


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Lore Segal’s book “The Journal I Didn’t Keep” holds the rare sort of eager silence most often found when reading to awestruck children

Reel Critic: ‘Too Late to Die Young’

Reel Critic: ‘Too Late to Die Young’

By SOFIA MAKAROVA

May 2, 2019


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“Tarde Para Morir Joven” is set in the summer of 1990, in a newly democratic Chile shortly after the fall of the dictatorship

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By BRENDA ELLIS

May 2, 2019


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May is mental health awareness month, so I’ve selected a CD in our collection called “Mental Illness” by my favorite artist, Aimee Mann.

A Peek Into the ‘Coolest Atoms in Vermont’

A Peek Into the  ‘Coolest Atoms in Vermont’

By APRIL QIAN

April 25, 2019


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Goodsell’s study of the laser-cooling of atoms began as an undergraduate at Bryn Mawr College and continued into her graduate and post-doctoral research at Harvard. 

Hurricane Sandy Brings Sisters Together in ‘Violet Sisters’ Play

Hurricane Sandy Brings Sisters Together in ‘Violet Sisters’ Play

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

April 25, 2019


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'The Violet Sisters' show relatable circumstances that make us ask ourselves how far we are willing to go and what we are willing to give up to pursue our dreams.

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