Chili Fest 2013

Chili Fest 2013

By Maggie Cochrane

March 11, 2013


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On Saturday, March 9th, Middlebury hosted the fifth annual Vermont Chili Festival.  Main Street was crowded with stalls, people, and even pigs as visitors went through hundreds of cups of chili and tried to pick a favorite.  Other highlights of the day included face painting, ascending a firetruck's ladder provided...

Basketball Moves to NCAA Third Round

Basketball Moves to NCAA Third Round

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 10, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Men's Basketball defeated Cortland State 67-63 this past Saturday, March 9. They will play Ithaca this Saturday, March 16 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The Campus Current captured HIGHLIGHTS of the team's second-round win! Congrats!...

TedxMiddlebury

TedxMiddlebury

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 10, 2013


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On Saturday, March 9, the CFA's concert hall was filled to maximum capacity for TedxMiddlebury. The independently organized Ted event pulled students, faculty and community members away from the town's chili festivities to listen to thirteen different speakers. The event's theme was "The Road Not Taken." ...

March Fo[u]rth: Rallying for Divestment

March Fo[u]rth: Rallying for Divestment

By Maggie Cochrane

March 7, 2013


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On March 4th, students did indeed march fourth to Old Chapel in order to let the college know that students are still very much interested in the divestment of Midd's funds from fossil fuels.  The rally is part of an ongoing movement that has spread across the nation.  For more information, see B...

Liveblog: Beyond Divestment – The Impact of Investing

Liveblog: Beyond Divestment – The Impact of Investing

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 6, 2013


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The Campus Current will liveblog “Beyond Divestment - Money and Finance for Living Economy: The Impact of Investing,” a talk by John Fullerton, CEO and founder of Capital Institute and formerly the managing director at JP Morgan. He plans to discuss impact investing and the future of sustainable f...

Liveblog — Beyond Divestment

Liveblog — Beyond Divestment

By Leah Pickett

March 6, 2013


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The Campus' Leah Pickett '13 and Molly Talbert '13.5 will be liveblogging "Beyond Divestment: Money and Finance for Living Economy," a talk by president of the New Economics Institute Bob Massie and Scholar in Residence in Environmental Studies Bill McKibben. Beyond Divestment is a day-long summit ai...

Trolley Rides on Hepburn Road

Trolley Rides on Hepburn Road

By Leah Pickett

March 6, 2013


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The Be Bright campaign, sponsored by Middlebury's Sustainability Integration Office, launched the "Pledge Ride" event Wed., March 6 on Hepburn Road. The Pledge Ride aimed to involve students in the energy literacy campaign by requiring them to take an energy pledge — in which they pledged to be mor...

Middlebury’s Carillon Player

Middlebury’s Carillon Player

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 6, 2013


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Annika Holmlund '15, a student in Professor Erin Davis' Winter Term Sound and Story: Documentary for the Airwaves, produced her own short radio piece. Interested in the "face" behind the Mead Chapel bells, Holmlund interviewed Middlebury's carillon player, George Matthew Jr., who has been playing t...

68-66 WIN

68-66 WIN

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 4, 2013


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Men's Basketball defeated Curry 68-66 on Saturday, March 2 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The team now heads to Cortland State for a 3PM, March 9 match-up. Watch highlights from their recent victory! GO MIDD!...

Attention Seniors!

Attention Seniors!

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 4, 2013


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As part of Alumni Appreciate Week, the Senior Committee organized a Kick-Off Dinner in Atwater. Seniors flocked to the candlelit, Asian-themed meal on Monday, March 4. Mark Benz '56 and his son, Eric Benz '88, who both now live in Middlebury, spoke to the group. Mark, a former General Electric engineer, st...

West Discusses Artistic Endeavor

West Discusses Artistic Endeavor

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 4, 2013


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Levi West '15 hails from a Dutch background, but he lives in Dordogne, France, located in the southwestern area of the country. The sophomore recently discovered his passion for art and he is working on an exhibit to be displayed at 51 Main this April. His project, a series of ink portraits of the Dord...

Students Complete LeWitt Wall Drawing

Students Complete LeWitt Wall Drawing

By Emily Singer

March 4, 2013


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Students in HARC 361: Minimalism devoted out-of-class hours to installing a Sol LeWitt wall drawing in the Middlebury College Museum of Art as part of a new "Linear Thinking" exhibit. The class officially completed Wall Drawing #394 on Monday afternoon. The "Linear Thinking" exhibit and the LeW...

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