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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.

As world shuts down, sophomores rethink fall semesters abroad

Students perused brochures and chatted with college faculty at a study abroad fair last fall.

By RILEY BOARD

April 16, 2020

In a normal year, over half of Middlebury’s junior class studies abroad. Next year will likely be different.

Middlebury Bridge and Rail construction delayed temporarily

Construction has been halted on the Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project as Stay Safe, Stay Home order stops non-essential activities. Town officials appealed to the state to resume the project on April 2.

By LUCY TOWNEND

April 16, 2020

The Middlebury Bridge and Rail Project was delayed on March 25 by Governor Scott's Stay Safe, Stay Home order.

Middlebury-led panel zooms in on Vermont’s climate future

70 users participated in a webinar for Vermont's branch of the

By NICOLE POLLACK

April 16, 2020

“What you do locally will change the future,” said Dr. Eban Goodstein, who launched the "Solve Climate by 2030" project last year.

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.

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