“A Burgeoning Cry”: Middlebury’s Carillon

“A Burgeoning Cry”: Middlebury’s Carillon

By APRIL QIAN

September 13, 2018


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The hills are alive with the sound of the carillon.

Why We Are Now Arts & Academics

By NICK GARBER

September 13, 2018


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Shining a brighter spotlight on academic life at Middlebury.

Reflections From a Long-Awaited Stay at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Reflections From a Long-Awaited Stay at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

By FINNE MURPHY

September 13, 2018


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There is a joke amongst Bread Loafers that Robert Frost’s ghost haunts the writers’ conference. I am inclined to believe it, if only because of our habit of discussing him as if he were there made it seem like he really was inescapable.

Student Research Lab Examines Media’s Portrayal of Minorities

Student Research Lab Examines Media’s Portrayal of Minorities

By SARAH BOYLE

September 13, 2018


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A student-faculty project is using computer programs and tone analysis to uncover the ways that media outlets cover minority groups around the world.

Hirschfield Series Redesigned to Seek Student Input

Hirschfield Series Redesigned to Seek Student Input

By YVETTE SHI

September 13, 2018


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Middlebury's Hirschfield International Film series is changing its programming, allowing for more flexibility over the course of the year.

Observations on Friendship in “Fifth Planet”

Observations on Friendship in “Fifth Planet”

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

May 9, 2018


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Last weekend, the Middlebury Theatre and Dance Department presented “Fifth Planet,” the Senior 700 acting presentation of Eliza Renner ’18 and Connor Wright ’18. Katie Mayopoulos ’18 directed the play as part of her Independent 500-level Theatre Project.  The piece was written by Pulitzer-Prize winn...

Song, Dance, Raptors and “Enron”

Song, Dance, Raptors  and “Enron”

By APRIL QIAN

May 9, 2018


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On December 2, 2001, Houston-based energy company Enron, whose shares once peaked at $90.75, declared bankruptcy. Ironically, the collapse of Enron Corporation, hailed by Fortune as “America’s Most Innovative Company” for six consecutive years, was partially instigated by an article titled “Is Enr...

The Soul of Seoul Comes to Middlebury

The Soul of Seoul Comes to Middlebury

By EZRA NUGIEL

May 9, 2018


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On the evening of Friday May 4, bright neon glow sticks illuminated the packed crowd in Wilson Hall. The audience’s energy was palpable as they anxiously waited to celebrate Middlebury College’s second annual Korean Culture Show. The show began at 8 p.m. and ran for about two hours (with 18 indiv...

Nocturne

Nocturne

May 9, 2018


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Silvia Cantu Bautista

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KELLAM AYRES

May 9, 2018


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Library Reserves Coordinator Kellam Ayres is liaison to the Bread Loaf School of English and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. “Advice from the Lights” by Stephanie Burt, 2017 The What Stephanie Burt, a poet, critic, and soon-to-be Breadloafer, is a Professor of English at Harvard, an author ...

Reel Critic: “Avengers: Infinity War”

Reel Critic: “Avengers: Infinity War”

By DEVIN McGRATH-CONWELL

May 9, 2018


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) began with “Iron Man” (2008). It was a risky move by a company that had spent most of the prior decades selling off movie rights to characters in order to stay afloat. It was a comeback story, one strengthened by the casting of Robert Downey Jr. as the eponymous he...

The Tragic Beauty of “Human Flow”

The Tragic Beauty of “Human Flow”

By COURTENAY ROCHE

May 2, 2018


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On Sunday April 29 Middlebury was one of dozens of schools nationwide to join a University of Chicago live simulcast Q&A session with artist and activist Ai Weiwei. The broadcast, held in Wilson Hall, was followed by a screening of Weiwei’s award-winning and visually stunning documentary about the...

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