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A plague of power dynamics: “One Flea Spare”

A plague of power dynamics: “One Flea Spare”

By RAIN JI

December 5, 2019

Directed by Professor Claudio Medeiros '90, this show traps several unique characters from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds together during the Great Plague of 1665. It leaves the audience with thoughts relevant to inequality in the world today.

Stonewall and Middlebury: Exhibits on queer activism

Stonewall and Middlebury: Exhibits on queer activism

By ARIADNE WILL

December 5, 2019

Marking the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, three student interns worked with Special Collections to curate an exhibit and display in Davis Family Library, highlighting queer writers, history and activism on campus.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER

December 5, 2019

In her graphic memoir "Goodbye, My Havana," Anna Vetfort shares her experience navigating identity as an expatriate in 1960's Cuba.

MiddKids of Instagram

MiddKids of Instagram

By SOPHIE HILAND

December 5, 2019

Alongside official Middlebury accounts such as @MiddleburyCollege or @MiddAthletics, a niche of student-run accounts highlight Middlebury fashion, food and students.

‘Airswimming’: Survival through friendship

‘Airswimming’: Survival through friendship

By JOHN VAALER

November 21, 2019

This play highlights the unlikely friendship that helps Dorphea and Persephone survive the mental ward where they have been imprisoned for deviating from early 20th-century Britain's sexual norms.

ISO show exhibits Middlebury’s global story

ISO show exhibits Middlebury’s global story

By NINA NG

November 21, 2019

The International Students' Organization show featured performances from student groups, showcasing talent from around the world.

‘Radical & boundary pushing’: Annual Fall Dance Concert promises experimental work

‘Radical & boundary pushing’: Annual Fall Dance Concert promises experimental work

By ARIADNE WILL

November 21, 2019

At the annual Fall Dance Concert this weekend, audience members can expect to see a range of themes and styles in choreography by students and Artist-in-Residence Tori Lawrence.

Reel Critic: ‘The Lighthouse’

Reel Critic: ‘The Lighthouse’

By OWEN MASON-HILL

November 21, 2019

This black-and-white, technically rich film portrays the psychological tensions as Wake and Winslow, keepers of a lighthouse off the coast of New England, navigate their power dynamics and solitude.

Column: The economic case for going vegan

Column: The economic case for going vegan

By CLAIRE MOY

November 21, 2019

The decision whether or not to eat a vegan diet depends on preference, accessibility, and other externalities such as moral and environmental costs. How could Middlebury dining halls influence students' decisions?

The Librarian is in: ‘How To Be Parisian’

The Librarian is in: ‘How To Be Parisian’

By KATRINA SPENCER

November 21, 2019

Though this enjoyable read touches on feminism and offers a perspective of one side of Paris, it falls short on other fronts.

Rocket ’14 moves to “Love Town” in a Tesla

Rocket ’14 moves to “Love Town” in a Tesla

By APRIL QIAN

November 14, 2019

Working with co-owner Marshall Hodge, Rocket documents his new life in a Tesla, an effort towards showing a more authentic way of life in pursuit of love, through his YouTube channel, "Love Town."

Students honor anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall

Students honor anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall

By SOPHIE HILAND

November 14, 2019

The German Department, along with other language departments, commemorated the event by constructing, then destructing, a replica of the wall.

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