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It’s a hard time to be a student, it’s a harder time to be a first year

It’s a hard time to be a student, it’s a harder time to be a first year

By Editorial Board

September 10, 2020

While we certainly don’t have all the answers, we want to acknowledge how we all got here, validate what you may be feeling and give you some things to look forward to.

Letter to the Editor: College Reopening Threatens Local Community

Letter to the Editor: College Reopening Threatens Local Community

By CONCERNED COLLEGE EMPLOYEES

August 26, 2020

The following statement was previously published in the Addison County Independent on August 13, 2020 and signed by current and previous faculty and staff. More individuals have signed since its original publication. The piece has been lightly edited in accordance with The Campus’ style guidelines.  ...

We must protect the town of Middlebury

We must protect the town of Middlebury

By HENRY GANEY

August 17, 2020

We all know this semester will be different from previous ones in almost every way imaginable —  online classes, mandatory face masks, constraints on the size of social gatherings and limited, if any, access to the town of Middlebury itself. Even the ways in which we are preparing for this semester are completely ne...

Notes From the Desk: You can’t go home again

By Jake Gaughan

July 29, 2020

"It’s been endlessly repeated that we will be returning to a Middlebury unlike one we have ever known," writes Jake Gaughan '22. "The home that we left is no longer there; we cannot return to it."

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."

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