“Spring Awakening” Sheds Light on Dark Times for Children

“Spring Awakening” Sheds Light on Dark Times for Children

By SARAH BOYLE

April 18, 2018


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On Thursday April 12 through Saturday April 14 the Middlebury College Musical Players Club performed “Spring Awakening” at the Town Hall Theater. The production, which focuses on the sexual frustration and the overall disillusionment with society that a group of teenagers experience in nineteenth19th...

“The Wolves” Focuses on Sisterhood

“The Wolves” Focuses on Sisterhood

By SARAH BOYLE

April 11, 2018


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From Thursday April 5 through Saturday April 7, the Department of Theatre and Dance presented “The Wolves,” a play written by Sarah DeLappe and directed at the college by Michole Biancosino.  The piece centers on the lives of teenage soccer players as they struggle through their indoor season ...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Visits Campus

By QIAN LI

April 11, 2018


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Classical musician Caroline Shaw visited Middlebury College on April 10 and 11, offering engaging discussions as well as innovative performance. At age 30, she became the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2013. Thanks to the Rothrock Family Fund for Experiential Learning in the Performing...

Meeting Midd: John Schurer Builds Community Through Photo Storytelling

Meeting Midd: John Schurer Builds Community Through Photo Storytelling

By BENJY RENTON

April 11, 2018


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Transitioning to college is not easy for anyone, and so one first-year has made it his mission to foster a strong community among the first-year class through sharing stories and photography. On any given day, John Schurer ’21 will attend classes, participate in various student organization meetings...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By AMY FRAZIER

April 11, 2018


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Film and Media Culture Librarian Amy Frazier is liaison to Film and Media Culture, Dance, Theatre and American Studies.   Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor, 2010 386 pages RATING 4/5 cardigans The What Sometime between the time I started this novel and now, Afrofuturism went f...

The Problem with Plastics

The Problem with Plastics

By ROBERT CASSIDY

April 11, 2018


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On Thursday April 5, the Howard E. Woodin Environmental Studies Colloquium Series hosted a lecture by Kara Lavender Law, PhD, titled “Open Plastics Pollution from Sources to Solution.” Over the course of the lecture, Law presented findings from her decades-long career as a research professor of oceanography...

Bringing Korean Music to Midd

Bringing Korean Music to Midd

By NICOLE HONG

April 4, 2018


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Sitting in the audience section at Robison Hall on Wednesday March 1, I couldn’t help but smile at the reality of Chunhogarang performing on our campus, 6,657 miles away from Seoul, South Korea. The first Korean ensemble to play at Middlebury, Chunhogarang is an all-male gayageum ensemble. Their name...

How to Talk About Climate Change

How to Talk About Climate Change

By SARAH HOLMES

April 4, 2018


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On Tuesday, March 20, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, gave a talk via Skype to the Middlebury community entitled “Climate Change: Communicating Across Divides.” Environmental Studies Scholar in Residence Bill McKibben introduced Dr. Hayhoe, framing...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By LEANNE GALLETLY

April 4, 2018


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User Experience & Digital Scholarship Librarian Leanne Galletly is liaison to Classics, English & American Literatures, French, Italian, Studio Art, and Russian. Umami by Laia Jufresa, 2014, translated by Sophie Hughes in 2016 “Nobody warns you about this, but the dead, or at least som...

WRMC Spotlight: It’s Complicated

WRMC Spotlight:  It’s Complicated

April 4, 2018


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Who: My solo radio show is titled “It’s Complicated.” I (Maddy Dickinson) have had two radio shows since my freshman spring here at Middlebury, and this show, “It’s Complicated,” originated during my sophomore fall. This is the longest running show I have had on WRMC, broadcasting every ...

The Power of Empathy in Science

The Power of Empathy in Science

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

March 21, 2018


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Carolyn Barnwell ’07 came to speak on Thursday, March 15 in the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest. Her presentation, “Visual Storytelling for Science and Conservation Impacts,” was part of the Environmental Studies Colloquium and focused on how scientists and conservationists can translate...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 21, 2018


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Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer is liaison to the Anderson Freeman Resource Center, the Arabic department, the French department, the Gender Sexuality & Feminist Studies (GSFS Program), the Language Schools, Linguistics and the Spanish & Portuguese departments. These affiliations ar...

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