Femininity, Objectivity and Violence

Femininity, Objectivity and Violence

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 21, 2013

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...

Middlebrow Performs at Chateau

Middlebrow Performs at Chateau

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 20, 2013

It was a straight hour of laughter. Middlebury's improv group, Middlebrow, performed in the Chateau on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Inspired by a "Harlem Shake" theme, the eight-member group (3 girls, 5 boys) were chuckling to themselves by the final scene. The group is holding auditions next week. All are encou...

Student Crafts Meditative Video

Student Crafts Meditative Video

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 19, 2013

Annie Wymard '15, a student in Peter Lourie's Adventure Writing & Digital Storytelling Winter Term course, shares her final video. During the month, Wymard worked with yoga instructor Prem Prekash. Together, they studied both walking and sitting meditation. Her first experience with walking meditation left Wymard lost, wandering thro...

Middlebury Does The Harlem Shake!

Middlebury Does The Harlem Shake!

By Emily Singer

February 18, 2013

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxTH8-SfABc?rel=0&w=640&h=360]   It was only a matter of time before Middlebury hopped on the Harlem Shake train. Filmed on Sunday afternoon in the Great Hall of BiHall, MiddKids from all walks of campus donned neon, spandex, costumes and the lik...

The Campus Voice: IHH

The Campus Voice: IHH

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 17, 2013

For the second installment of The Campus Voice, News Editor Bronwyn Oatley '13 discusses the topic of sexual assault on campus with It Happens Here (IHH) Co-Founder Luke Carroll Brown ’14, and Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) President Mark Isbell ’14. The conversation was prompted by IHH’s recent Map Proje...

Middlebury Skiing Places Third

Middlebury Skiing Places Third

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 17, 2013

  Middlebury's 90th Winter Carnival, the oldest in the nation, brought many to the Rikert Nordic Center and the College's Snow Bowl for ski racing festivities. Overall, the team placed third behind UVM and Dartmouth, and the Men's GS finished second, the best team result of the weekend. Thr...

MMC’s “Northern Lights” Competition

MMC’s “Northern Lights” Competition

By Maggie Cochrane

February 16, 2013

On Friday, Feb. 15 the Middlebury Mountain Club hosted its event "Northern Lights" on McCullough Lawn where pre-registered teams competed for a $100 gift certificate to Flatbread.  Events included the tug-of-war, relay races, a caber toss, and a dance competition judged and commentated by members of Middlebro...

Students “Wake Up” Board of Trustees

Students “Wake Up” Board of Trustees

By Bronwyn Oatley

February 16, 2013

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 approximately 50 students gathered outside of Old Chapel, welcoming members of the Board of Trustees to their morning meetings. Several members of the Board spoke with students and accepted orange squares, the "new color" of the divestment movement, according to stude...

One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 14, 2013

On Wednesday, Feb. 13 the Crossroads Café buzzed with activity. Students and faculty gathered in support of Eve Ensler's One Billion Rising Campaign, seeking to end violence against women. Ensler advocates for communities to join in "solidarity, joy, rage, recklessness, and happiness" to fight the ala...

Soccer’s New Player

Soccer’s New Player

By Owen Teach

February 11, 2013

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Middlebury men's soccer team "drafted" Dmitri Duval, a local 6 year-old from Crown Point, N.Y. suffering from juvenile dermatomyositis. After being diagnosed in August 2009, Dmitri took high doses of IV steroids, oral steroids and methotrexate (chemo medication), was discharged, and fo...

Blizzard Hits Campus

Blizzard Hits Campus

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 8, 2013

The College cancelled all athletic events and closed the Parton Center for Health and Wellness on Friday, Feb. 8 due to a winter storm that is expected to blanket the Northeast region in one to three feet of snow. Many students will face harsh weather conditions while traveling back to campus this weekend during th...

Congratulations 2012.5!

Congratulations 2012.5!

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 2, 2013

The class of 2012.5 celebrated the end of their time at Middlebury on Saturday, Feb. 2. After a morning service at Mead Memorial Chapel, students traveled to the Middlebury College Snow Bowl to ski down the mountain in their caps and gowns. Hanna Howell '12.5 filmed the ski-down for Middlebury Magazin...

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