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College offers Pass/D/Fail option for all classes in spring semester

On Tuesday, the Registrar’s Office sent an email to all students with an electronic form to declare Pass/D/Fail.

By BOCHU DING

March 17, 2020

Do you plan to invoke the Pass/D/Fail option this semester? Let us know in our poll.

Vandalism spikes as students prepare to leave campus

A town road sign was torn from the ground and discarded outside of Twilight Hall on the night of Thursday, March 12, two days after students were notified that they would be required to evacuate campus.

By RILEY BOARD

March 15, 2020

Normally, two employees must walk the campus twice a week for two hours to clear the campus of trash and hazards outside. On Thursday and Friday, it took teams of five entire days.

Developing: Middlebury suspends all programs abroad and in Monterey

Developing: Middlebury suspends all programs abroad and in Monterey

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES and BENJY RENTON

March 13, 2020

As of Friday, March 13, all Middlebury programs abroad have been suspended for the spring semester due to travel concerns related to the coronavirus.

Updates: College details plan to send students home

On Wednesday evening, students gathered outside Mead Chapel at 9 p.m. for a cathartic release: a scream.

By BOCHU DING and CAROLINE KAPP

March 12, 2020

Prompted by growing coronavirus concerns, students will attend classes remotely following an extended two-week spring break.

Community-building amid coronavirus cancelations

Students created a spreadsheet to help Middlebury community members navigate the indefinite suspension of classes.

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

March 11, 2020

Students created a "mutual aid spreadsheet" with resources to help community members navigate the suspension of classes due to coronavirus.

College confirms suspension of on-campus classes in response to coronavirus concerns

Students eating outside Proctor Dining Hall on March 9.

By CAROLINE KAPP, BOCHU DING, and JAMES FINN

March 10, 2020

Middlebury will begin remote classes following the break on March 30.

Campus waits for news on coronavirus following professor’s email

By CAROLINE KAPP

March 10, 2020

The college has not yet sent out an official statement about plans for suspension.

All schools abroad in Italy canceled due to coronavirus concerns

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

March 5, 2020

Middlebury canceled the three C.V. Starr Schools in Italy for the spring semester due to concerns over the coronavirus COVID-19. Assistant Director of International Programs Alessandra Capossela said the decision was prompted by concerns that students might face more difficulties leaving the country as the virus spreads and governments impose stricter travel travel regulations.

Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Ferrara, Italy canceled amid coronavirus concerns

Middlebury has suspended its school in Ferrara, Italy, after its host university has delayed the start of classes.

By BENJY RENTON

February 27, 2020

Middlebury C.V. Starr Schools Abroad continue to react to the global spread of Coronavirus. With over 300 cases confirmed in Italy, Middlebury’s host university in Ferrara, Italy has decided to postpone the start of the semester. As a result, the one Middlebury student currently studying in Fer...

Incoming Feb deferred due to China travel ban

As the coronavirus continues to spread, people across China are wearing surgical masks to protect themselves from transmission of the virus.

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

February 13, 2020

“I’ve never felt so bad in my life”: President Trump’s travel ban barred ZhiZhong Pu ’24 from matriculating this February with the class of 2023.5.

School in China suspended amidst coronavirus outbreak

Capital Normal University, where students were participating in a Winter Term program, has been closed to all non-university personnel. Students have to check in and out when leaving and returning to campus.

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

January 31, 2020

Program participants, hailing from 15 different universities, were set to start their semesters in the cities of Hangzhou, Kunming and Beijing on February 12.

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