The Excellent Mediocrity, Mediocre Excellence of Franz Schubert

By BEN BEESE

March 21, 2019

Schubert’s piano pieces for four hands are so mediocre, in a sense, as to be especially excellent.  Piano masters Alexander Melnikov and Andreas Staier, hailing respectively from Russia and Germany, performed a wide selection of these pieces by Franz Schubert last Friday as part of the Mahaney Perform...

WRMC Meet Your DJ: Mikaela Chang

March 21, 2019

Student DJ Mikaela Chang discusses what makes radio special and shares her recent picks of  music and campus events.

The Past is Not a Place for Strangers: Beer and Special Collections

The Past is Not a Place for Strangers: Beer and Special Collections

By BEN BEESE

March 14, 2019

Middlebury’s Special Collections features a 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablet is amazing in its own right.

Techies Unite: Language Table Initiative Expands Its Options

Techies Unite: Language Table Initiative Expands Its Options

By YVETTE SHI

March 14, 2019

Tech Table provides a space for students to talk to professors in a non-academic setting.

Reel Critic: ‘Transit’

Reel Critic: ‘Transit’

By JOHN VAALER

March 14, 2019

Transit's shadowy fights in alleyways and white yachts floating across the Mediterranean perfectly capture the sheer fun of going to the movies.

PatchyTee: Student-Entrepreneurs Put Their Stamp on Midd

By MEREDITH ROBERTSON

March 14, 2019

PatchyTee specializes in custom, embroidered patches that are designed by various local artists.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 14, 2019

I was enchanted. I’m sure it was the book cover art that stopped me and attracted me to this work: a man is falling precariously but his only preoccupation is his writing. I needed to know more. The main character of this work is Arthur Less, a gay man approaching 50 who is, against his own ...

Rodney Rothman ’95 Recounts Oscar Win

Rodney Rothman ’95 Recounts Oscar Win

By RILEY BOARD

March 7, 2019

Rodney Rothman ’95, the writer and director of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”, credits his creative start to the Otter Nonsense Players improv comedy group at Middlebury.

Walking Through Middlebury’s Past: An Intro to Special Collections

Walking Through Middlebury’s Past: An Intro to Special Collections

By ARIADNE WILL

March 7, 2019

Middlebury’s Special Collections and Archive is an opportunity to learn about the past with the aid of physical objects.

Speaker Series Sheds Light on China’s Economic Rise

Speaker Series Sheds Light on China’s Economic Rise

By BENJY RENTON

March 7, 2019

Changyong Rhee P ’21, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), asserted that Asia must not be ignored in the 21st century. 

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 7, 2019

'Sister Outsider' by Audre Lorde is for anyone who is beginning to understand and identify their interlocking identities and feels puzzled.

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