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Direct Your Attention: An insider’s look at America’s outsiders

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By Owen Mason-Hill

September 17, 2020

Upon first glance, Andrew Callaghan is like any other news anchor: he wears a suit, holds a mic and stands in front of an ever-present cameraman.

The sun doesn’t set on climate justice: Sunrise Middlebury hosts summer study sess

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By Emma Crockford

September 17, 2020

In an uncertain time, Sunrise Middlebury managed to find a way to continue to energize and educate its members. 

Reel Critic: ‘Boys State’

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By Nina Ng

September 17, 2020

It’s hectic, clamorous but riveting. This is "Boys State."

The Librarian is in: ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ by Marlon James

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By Katrina Spencer

September 17, 2020

“A Brief History of Seven Killings” is the most enrapturing audiobook vocal performance I’ve ever encountered.

Jay Parini’s “Borges and Me”: Beyond Just a Memoir

Jay Parini’s “Borges and Me”: Beyond Just a Memoir

By John Vaaler

September 10, 2020

I recently chatted with Parini about “Borges and Me," reconstructing memories, an upcoming film adaption-- and even Donald Trump.

The only dating guide you’ll need this fall semester

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By EDYTH MOLDOW

September 10, 2020

Has quarantine loneliness got you down? Since many of us have now returned to campus, here is a list of ideas for your Phase I romantic endeavors. 

Direct Your Attention: Malcolm Gladwell’s perfect hi(story)

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By OWEN MASON-HILL

September 10, 2020

I can think of no better subject for the inaugural issue of Direct Your Attention than Malcolm Gladwell’s “Revisionist History” podcast.

Museum of Art shuts its doors for reorganization, plans to reopen in spring 2021

The exterior of the college museum before the pandemic. COURTESY

By Haeun Park

September 10, 2020

The Middlebury College Museum of Art will be closed to all visitors for the fall semester as it undergoes a complete reorganization.

Reluctant journeys: International students traverse a world of obstacles as U.S. limits entries

Reluctant journeys: International students traverse a world of obstacles as U.S. limits entries

By RAIN JI

September 10, 2020

Normally, it takes at most a day for You Tao ’22.5 to travel from Beijing to Middlebury College. This year, it took him almost a month.

The Librarian is in: ‘100 Times’

By Katrina Spencer

September 10, 2020

“100 Times” by Chavisa Woods is a compilation of autobiographical vignettes in which the author tells of the many times she has been sexually harassed, assaulted and/or discriminated against.

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.

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