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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.

Student podcast ‘BLCKGRLMGC’ discusses the experience of being a woman of color at a predominantly white institution

Student podcast 'BLCKGRLMGC' discusses the experience of being a woman of color at a predominantly white institution

By RAIN JI

November 14, 2019

Destini Armstrong ’21 and Megan Job ’21 started the podcast during the spring of their first year. Since its beginning, it comprises 38 episodes, has received high ratings and recognition, grown in production quality and expanded topics of discussion.

On Vinyl: “Jesus Is King”

On Vinyl: “Jesus Is King”

By OWEN MARSH

November 14, 2019

Kanye's latest LP explores his religion, mixing gospel with hip-hop themes. However, it fails to fully account for the public scrutiny he has faced in recent years.

Reel Critic: ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’

Reel Critic: 'Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles'

By NINA NG

November 14, 2019

With colorful, beautiful animation, this film blends biography with surrealism in depicting the life of cinematic pioneer Luis Buñuel as the latest installment in the Hirschfield Series.

Unpacking unemployment: Wolcott on the U.S. job market

Unpacking unemployment: Wolcott on the U.S. job market

By CLAIRE MOY

November 7, 2019

Economics Professor Erin Wolcott's research examines the causes of high unemployment rates.

‘The Bacchae 2.1’ reframes otherness

“The Bacchae 2.1” is a reinterpretation of Charles Mee’s 1993 interpretation of the 405B.C. Greek tragedy, “Bacchae.”

By RAIN JI

November 7, 2019

Theatre Professor Michole Biancosino's iteration of "The Bacchae" retains the play's original themes of human complexity yet creatively presents otherness in new ways.

Evolution dancers drop their masks

Evolution’s fall show, titled “The Mask Has Fallen,” featured urban dance performances choreographed and performd entirely by students.

By EDYTH MOLDOW

November 7, 2019

In their first show of the year title "The Mask Has Fallen," Evolution impressed and energized the crowd, celebrating authenticity with student-choreographed urban dances.

Reel Critic: ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’

Reel Critic: 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire'

By NINA NG

November 7, 2019

This French historical drama brought romance, female empowerment, humor and beautiful cinematography to the Hirschfield Film Series this weekend.

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