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Employees endorse remote fall for safety

By THE AAUP WORKING CONDITIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

June 19, 2020

We know and appreciate that the administration has worked tirelessly to assess various situations and balance many factors, both known and unknown. However, we believe that bringing back a significant number of students to campus risks a devastating health crisis, and thus there is only one path forward that prioritizes the health of our community as well as the long-term financial status of the college.

Notes from the desk: In favor of a less outrageous, more authentic online presence

By LILY LAESCH

May 7, 2020

"The human experience was never meant to be replicated digitally."

Facing the Covid-19 crisis

By THE COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

May 7, 2020

"While the economic crisis is a reality out of our control, our reaction to it and its outcomes are not."

Now that FOMO’s gone, here’s what we’re missing

Now that FOMO’s gone, here’s what we’re missing

By EDITORIAL BOARD

April 30, 2020

If nothing else, lockdown has shown us is that no one really has it all figured out.

Notes from the desk: A return to “Street Haunting”

Notes from the desk: A return to “Street Haunting”

By ELLIE EBERLEE

April 27, 2020

"Nine decades before I’d heard the term 'coronavirus,' Woolf anticipated not only the necessity of escaping, but the literal and figurative refuge found by returning."

Notes from the desk: On a world without sports

Notes from the desk: On a world without sports

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 16, 2020

Our senior sports editor writes about a world without sports.

We are in a global crisis, with or without Covid-19

We are in a global crisis, with or without Covid-19

By HANNAH LAGA ABRAM, SOPHIE CHALFIN-JACOBS, CLAIRE CONTRERAS, DIVYA GUDUR, JADEN HILL, and ASA SKINDER

April 9, 2020

"The economic restructuring and dramatic lifestyle changes we have seen in the past weeks prove the kind of large-scale action needed to address climate change has been possible this whole time."

Notes from the desk: Having a parent on the frontlines

By LILY LAESCH

April 2, 2020

"My mom stays at work for you, miles and hours away from her loved ones. Please, please stay at home for her."

In praise of a humbler, more human Middlebury

By EDITORIAL BOARD

April 2, 2020

Not many would characterize Middlebury’s student-administration relationship as “simple.” Mere weeks ago, the college faced intense, sustained outcry from students protesting Charles Murray’s third controversial invitation to speak on campus. On Murray and other issues, students have critiqued...

What happens now that we’re all in long-distance friendships?

By GENEVIEVE HERRON

March 24, 2020

Genevieve Herron '23 proposes a solution to the difficulty of long-distance friendships: letter writing.

Online dating in the era of Covid-19

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By SEX PANTHER

March 22, 2020

Our Sex Panther has compiled all the best coronavirus references from the dating apps she's been scanning while sheltering in place at home.

Please don’t take a vacation in the middle of a global pandemic

By JAKE GAUGHAN

March 21, 2020

"Right now, your decisions as a traveler, as a tourist, are bound to have unintended consequences."

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