Hypnotist Paul Ramsay Visits Midd

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay Visits Midd

By Maggie Cochrane

March 4, 2013


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From ballet to Guitar Hero to One Direction, hypnotism can put the most normal people in the most abnormal situations.  Certified hypnotist Paul Ramsay demonstrated the tricks of his trade,  which included making participants forget their own first names.  See the video of highlights above!...

Student Profile: Levi West

Student Profile: Levi West

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 3, 2013


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  Seen a better artist than this? I don't think so! The Current interviews Levi West '15. Check back later this week for the full story. ...

Off to the Snowshoe Races

Off to the Snowshoe Races

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 3, 2013


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Despite sore lower backs and cramping calves, Middkids doned snowshoes to race up a 1200' vertical, 6.5-mile loop. The Pittsfield, Vt. Ultra Snowshoe Race included a 100-mile option (over a 36-hour period), in addition to options for a Snowshoe Marathon, a Snowshoe Half-Marathon and the single, 10K lo...

Mardi Gras in Burlington

Mardi Gras in Burlington

By Leah Pickett

March 3, 2013


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On Sat., March 2, students had an opportunity to attend Burlington's very own Mardi Gras celebration as part of the 18th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras on Church Street. The event benefitted the Women's Rape Crisis Center of Chittenden County, and attendees were treated to an array of floats in the event's "...

Painting Lower Forest

Painting Lower Forest

By Maggie Cochrane

February 27, 2013


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3XqD3mWmeY&feature=youtu.be   A team of students has begun painting the walls of Forest Basement in order to make the space one where students can meet freely.  Students can come to the space any time to paint anywhere they want: the goal is to show stud...

Slam Poets Share Personal Tales

Slam Poets Share Personal Tales

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 25, 2013


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Dana Auditorium was alive on Friday, Feb. 22, as Buddy Meets the Strivers performed several poems. The poetry slam group, the Striver's Row, is comprised of Youth Poets from the North East. Members include Joshua Bennett, Alysia Harris and Miles Hodges, who each performed on Friday. Buddy Wakefield, a two...

Russian DJ Addresses Protest Climate

Russian DJ Addresses Protest Climate

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 25, 2013


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Artemy Troitsky, the first Russian DJ and the country’s foremost rock journalist, spoke to a crowd at the Robert A. Jones ’59 Conference Room on Monday, Feb. 25. He now teaches in the Journalism Department at Moscow State University and remains actively involved in the television and radio world....

Ready, Set, Go: 24-Hour Play Festival

Ready, Set, Go: 24-Hour Play Festival

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 24, 2013


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All students were encouraged and invited to take part in Middlebury's 24-Hour Play Festival. Student directed, written, designed and performed, the cast and crew had 24 hours to create six different shows. Each person involved was asked to bring a costume, a set piece or a prop as "motivation for th...

The Campus Voice: Media Leaders

The Campus Voice: Media Leaders

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 24, 2013


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What will on-campus media look like in the future? How racially diverse are on-campus media organizations? What kind of programming can listeners expect from WRMC this spring? For the third installment of The Campus Voice, News Editor Bronwyn Oatley ’13 sat down with three on-campus media leaders: Luk...

The Middlebury Moth: Rude Awakenings

The Middlebury Moth: Rude Awakenings

By Leah Pickett

February 22, 2013


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On Thursday, Feb. 21, students packed the Gamut Room for "The Middlebury Moth: Rude Awakenings." The Middlebury Moth, modeled after The Moth New York City, features student storytellers who must tell true stories focused on a specific theme without consulting notes. On Thursday, stories ranged from a ...

CEO of TNC Speaks on ‘Natural Capital’

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 21, 2013


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"Business as usual for the environmental movement isn't getting the job done," said CEO of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Middlebury's 2013 Environmentalist-in-Residence Mark Tercek to a full room of students, faculty and community members in McCardell Bicentennial Hall on Thursday, Feb. 21.  ...

Femininity, Objectivity and Violence

Femininity, Objectivity and Violence

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 21, 2013


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On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Assistant Professor of Dance Catherine Cabeen discussed her newest work, Fire! It is the second evening-length piece in her trilogy inspired by New Realists Artists. The dance is based on the life and art of Niki de Sain Phalle (1930-2002). It explores themes of violence and fem...

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