ISO Debuts “Translingual” Publication

ISO Debuts “Translingual” Publication

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012


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Middlebury's International Students Organization recently published its inaugural issue of Translingual, a biannual journal featuring photographs from around the world and writings in nine different languages (in addition to the English translations). Editor-in-chief Winnie Yeung '15 explains, "[O]utsid...

Burka Fitting at Ross

Burka Fitting at Ross

By Gregory Woolston

December 8, 2012


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On Wednesday, Dec. 4 artist Marie Rim engaged students in her latest project, "Burka Fittings Across America." With a mirror and billboard set up outside of Ross Dining Hall, Rim asked passersby if they wanted to try on and look at themselves in a burka. "Through sensory means, the project explores otherne...

Divestment Discussion Begins

Divestment Discussion Begins

By Gregory Woolston

December 5, 2012


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On Tuesday, Dec. 5 President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz sent the following email to students, faculty and staff with a subject heading, "On the College's Endowment": This fall, several student groups on campus have raised questions surrounding the College’s endowment, specifically with re...

Mokaad Plays the Bunker

Mokaad Plays the Bunker

By Gregory Woolston

December 2, 2012


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On Saturday, Dec. 1 New York-based bands Emefe and Mokaad played live funk music for a crowded Bunker late into the night; a sample of Mokaad's set can be heard above. The two bands were brought back to Middlebury through the MCAB Student Small Concert Initiative....

Jupiter String Quartet

Jupiter String Quartet

By Gregory Woolston

December 1, 2012


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On Friday, Nov. 30 the Jupiter String Quartet performed for a large audiance at the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The quartet, comprised of Nelson Lee, Megan Freivogel, Liz Freivogel and Daniel McDonough, played W. A. Mozart's "Sting Quartet in D Major, K. 575: Prussian No. 1", B. Bartók's "Quarte...

Mosaics from the Underground

Mosaics from the Underground

By Maggie Cochrane

December 1, 2012


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On Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 students presented "Mosaics from the Underground," at the Dance Theater in the Mahany Center for the Arts. The performance was filled with modern and post-modern dances choreographed by members of Intermediate/Advanced Dance III; the sample above, titled "Burst,...

African Music and Dance

African Music and Dance

By Gregory Woolston

November 30, 2012


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On Wednesday, Nov. 28 the Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble performed in the Mahaney Center for the Arts under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Damascus Kafumbe. The performance is the culmination of Professor Kafumbe's African Music, Dance, and Performance. "With emphasis on technique, style, and ...

Affirmative Action Discussions

Affirmative Action Discussions

By Gregory Woolston

November 27, 2012


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The Campus will provide complete analysis of this week's affirmative action discussions in its issue to be released on Thursday, Dec. 6. In the meantime, summaries, opinions and photographs are available below. ----- Thursday's Panel: Staff, students and faculty met Thursday afternoon at the second affir...

Liveblog: Shell’s Olav Ljosne Lecture

Liveblog: Shell’s Olav Ljosne Lecture

By Gregory Woolston

November 18, 2012


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On Thursday, Nov. 15 Olav Ljosne, a senior manager at Shell, delivered a lecture entitled, "Meeting Future Energy Needs: Conflict and Cooperation", at the Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room. Mr. Ljosne now works in communications, but previously served as the Regional External Relations Director for ...

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

By Maggie Cochrane

November 18, 2012


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On Saturday, Nov. 17 the Middlebury College Orchestra held their fall concert in the CFA performance space.  Conducted by Andrew Massey, the group's set list included works by Paul Dukas, Mozart, Ernest Chausson, and Otto Nicolai.  As Massey pointed out at the end of the concert, many members of the Orchestra are ...

Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012

Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012

By Gregory Woolston

November 18, 2012


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In two separate performances on Saturday, Nov. 17 the International Student's Organization presented "Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012" in the McCullough Social Space. The two-hour performance featured students offering elaborate scenes of music, dance and costume from around the world, with examples rang...

Swing and Sound Investment

Swing and Sound Investment

By Gregory Woolston

November 17, 2012


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On Friday, Nov. 16 the Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble and the Swing Dance Club came together for an evening of music and dance in McCullough Social Space. The venue was full of participants, with a consistently full dance floor, as well as newcomers learning some quick steps in the lobby. In order to t...

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