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NCAA extends athletic eligibility for 2020 spring athletes

By NICK NONNENMACHER

April 30, 2020

In light of the NCAA announcement on March 12 cancelling all remaining winter and spring sports championships due to the evolving Covid-19 health threat, the collegiate sports governing body has extended eligibility for Division III spring sports athletes.

Faculty narrowly reject the Sense of the Faculty Motion to release MIIS

Middlebury formally acquired its Monterey institute in 2010 after a five-year affiliation agreement.

By RAIN JI

April 30, 2020

The measure failed with 133 faculty, or 52% of attendees, voting against.

The college was about to finally break even on its budget. Then everyone got sent home.

The college was about to finally break even on its budget. Then everyone got sent home.

By SABINE POUX

April 30, 2020

College treasurer David Provost has spent the last four years shrinking the college's operating deficit. Now, with millions in Covid-19-related losses, it's back to where it was in 2017.

Zombies to Genomics: Faculty find creative ways to teach the pandemic

By PORTER BOWMAN

April 30, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, many Middlebury professors are revising their syllabi to address themes arising from the pandemic in creative ways.

College to receive 1.8 million in CARES Act stimulus

College to receive 1.8 million in CARES Act stimulus

By BENJY RENTON

April 30, 2020

The funds will be used to cover student emergency financial aid grants and offset Covid-19 related expenses that have already been paid.

Quarantine creativity: 2 a.m. haircuts and pantry pasta

By NINA NG

April 30, 2020

So, it’s a good time to find ways to make solitude easier. With a newfound sense of unfamiliarity, coupled with more time to ourselves than ever before, it’s the perfect time to experiment with new ways to self-express and get creative.

Some summer programs to take place remotely, others are canceled

The view from Snake Mountain in July 2019.

By LILY JONES and ROYA TOURAN

April 30, 2020

Some Middlebury programs will be taught through remote instruction this summer, while several others have been canceled.

Admissions will try out test-optional policy

The college announced on April 8 that it would adopt a test-optional admissions policy for the next three years.

By CAROLINE KAPP

April 30, 2020

Under the test-optional policy, students may choose not to submit any test scores as part of their application for admission.

What do librarians do when the library is closed?

What do librarians do when the library is closed?

By KATRINA SPENCER

April 30, 2020

The seven librarians in the research and instruction group meet regularly to talk about how we’re connecting community members with library resources.

Turner House, Homer Harris revoked from rising juniors

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

April 30, 2020

In response to anger from the rising senior class, Turner House and Homer Harris House are no longer available as superblocks for rising juniors.

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."

Covid-19 outbreak exacerbates difficulties with Census 2020

Following the suspension of in-person classes in mid-March, Middlebury sent a school-wide email reminding students that the college will count them in the 2020 Census. 

By ARIADNE WILL

April 16, 2020

The 2020 decennial census risks miscounts as a result of Covid-19.

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