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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."

Prompt for contributors: March 19

March 19, 2020

We want to hear about the litany of feelings that characterized many students’ last few days on campus.

A plea for international students

By ARTHUR MARTINS, MASUD TYREE LEWIS, KELLY ZHOU, CLAIRE MOY, MONIQUE SANTOSO, HUSSAM ALZUBAIDY, and ARIANA POPA

March 19, 2020

As the International Students’ Organization Executive Board, we are distressed about the impact the administration’s decision to evacuate campus.

On crisis and community

On crisis and community

By LYNN TRAVNIKOVA

March 19, 2020

It’s taken a pandemic for me to feel it, but real community can happen at Middlebury.

What we talk about when we talk about coronavirus

Two students wore hazmat suits that said “Everybody is F***ed” at last month's Winter Carnival.

By EDITORIAL BOARD

March 12, 2020

We hear you: this wasn’t how the spring semester was supposed to go. In the wake of President Patton’s email Tuesday, announcing the shift to remote learning following an early, extended spring break, to say that things are “uncertain” feels like an understatement. Talk to anyone on campus: chances...

Racism in the time of coronavirus

Racism in the time of coronavirus

By RAIN JI

February 20, 2020

What’s the secret to my newfound social status? The coronavirus.

Experiences from the coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital

A child wears a mask on a Chinese train from Beijing to Harbin on January 25. The recent outbreak of the coronavirus in China has caused Middlebury to suspend its spring semester programs in China and order the return of all students who were studying in China back to the U.S.

By BENJY RENTON

February 13, 2020

I expected to write this column under vastly different circumstances. Instead, I sit writing this piece at home, having repatriated back to the U.S. and now facing a week of self-quarantine.

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