The Middlebury Moth: Food

The Middlebury Moth: Food

By Leah Pickett

November 15, 2012


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On Thursday, Nov. 15 storytellers took to the Gamut Room stage for The Middlebury Moth's food-themed story night. Performers were Dan Egol '13, Conor Luck '15, Jordan Collins '15.5, Janet Bering '13 and Professor of Theatre Alex Draper. Stories ranged from Egol's account of a night almost spent in jail in Cuba and Collins' sushi-themed sixteenth birthday party to Draper's experience as a ...

50 Years of Fly Fishing

By Leah Pickett

November 15, 2012


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On Thursday, Nov. 15 the Fly Fishing Club invited journalist and fly fisher John Merwin of Dorset, VT to Middlebury for a lecture. Merwin is one of the world's most widely read angling journalists, and he works as fishing editor of Field and Stream Magazine. Merwin discussed the evolution of the sport and talked about...

Students Prepare for Shell Lecture

Students Prepare for Shell Lecture

By Gregory Woolston

November 15, 2012


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Divest for Our Future  prepared students for Thursday's lecture by Shell senior manager Olav Ljosne with signs featuring statistics and quotes about the company posted throughout campus, as well as representatives discussing the issue and distributing handouts near Proctor Dining Hall. The lecture will begin at 4:30 PM on Thursday in the...

Study Abroad Photography Contest

Study Abroad Photography Contest

By Gregory Woolston

November 14, 2012


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Study abroad photography is currently on display in the Crossroads Cafe and on the Schools Abroad Facebook Page; voting is open on both Thursday and Friday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Crossroads, or you can simply "like" your preferences on Facebook. The pictures are categorized by person, place, and thing, a...

Southern Society Dinner

Southern Society Dinner

By Leah Pickett

November 14, 2012


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On Wednesday, Nov. 14 students gathered in Atwater Dining Hall for a dinner planned by the Middlebury Southern Society. The menu included fried chicken, fried okra, black eyed peas, collard greens, mashed potatoes, shrimps and grits, key lime pie, and biscuits. ...

D8 Performs in the Gifford Annex

D8 Performs in the Gifford Annex

By Gregory Woolston

November 13, 2012


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On Sunday, Nov. 11 Dissipated Eight sang for a large crowd in the Gifford Annex. The College's oldest a cappella group performed a wide-ranging set, including Paul Simon's "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes", Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons", and Little Big Town's "Boondocks". Above, you can listen ...

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

By Maggie Cochrane

November 11, 2012


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On Saturday, Nov. 10 Gallicantus made its North American debut in Mead Chapel.  Gallicantus is comprised of seven choral singers from England, and the group has traveled throughout Europe singing Renaissance music.  The program, entitled "The Word Unspoken," featured works composed by oppressed Catholi...

Diallo House Quartet at 51 Main

Diallo House Quartet at 51 Main

By Gregory Woolston

November 11, 2012


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On Saturday, Nov. 10 the New York City-based Diallo House Quartet performed at 51 Main. The quartet has been one of many jazz groups to perform here in the past weeks, with other concerts by the Justin Perdue Quartet, Eight 02, and the Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble. For those interested in jazz, the ...

Music Extravaganza!!!

Music Extravaganza!!!

By Gregory Woolston

November 9, 2012


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On Friday, Nov. 9 the Middlebury College MLK Spiritual Choir performed their "Music Extravaganza!!!" at the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The large choir was directed by Twilight Artist in Residence Dr. François S. Clemmons and accompanied by Dr. Burt Dudding. Following an introduction and dedication to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the fifty-member ensemble o...

Victory for Political Scientists

Victory for Political Scientists

By Gregory Woolston

November 9, 2012


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After monitoring and analyzing election returns with students on Tuesday evening, Professors Matt Dickinson and Bert Johnson discussed the election with Middlebury Magazine, as part of their "Professor Pundits" series. It’s all about the data. Wrapping up their year-long series of commentaries about t...

Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium

Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium

By Maggie Cochrane

November 9, 2012


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On Thursday, Nov. 8 five local choral groups joined together to sing at Mead Chapel. Each group performed a piece of their own before combining for Fauré's "Requiem" with a live Orchestra.  The Middlebury College Choir, University of Vermont College Choir, Saint Michael's College Chorale, Johnson ...

Election at the (Karl Rove) Crossroads Cafe

Election at the (Karl Rove) Crossroads Cafe

By Gregory Woolston

November 7, 2012


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On Tuesday, Nov. 6 students and faculty gathered at the (Karl Rove) Crossroads Cafe to monitor and analyze election results with the help of Professor of Political Science Matt Dickinson and Associate Professor of Political Science Bert Johnson. Professor Dickinson liveblogged presidential election...

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