A Change to Features

By ETHAN BRADY

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

I am writing to inform the readers of an important but positive change to The Campus. Beginning with the next issue, Features will no longer be a weekly section. This decision is not a reflection of the Features team’s work this year. The Features team has been particularly strong despite what we believe ...

MAlt Trips Culminate with Reflection Dinner and Presentations

MAlt Trips Culminate with Reflection Dinner and Presentations

By BENJY RENTON

February 28, 2018


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Over February Break, six Middlebury Alternative Break (MAlt) trips departed for destinations from Atlanta to Haiti and other places in between. MAlt aims to provide affordable, service-oriented alternatives to traditional February break activities. Student leaders and participants convened in Atwater...

Professor Teaches Winter Term Class at Local Correctional Facility

By KACEY HERTAN

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Winter term, colloquially referred to as J-Term, affords both students and faculty unique opportunities for learning and study. It is a time when each student may enroll in only a single academic, credit-bearing course and each instructor, similarly, teaches only one course. It is possible for students...

Speaker Defends Sandusky, Discussing Malleability of Memory

By NICOLE POLLACK

February 28, 2018


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“There’s one thing I should make clear. There is absolutely no way, in the brief period of time I’m going to speak, that I’m going to convince you of anything in this very complex case.” Science writer Mark Pendergrast used these words to begin his Tuesday, Feb. 20 lecture “The Malleability...

Upcoming Elect Her Workshop Encourages Women to Run for Office

By ELLIE ANDERSON

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Particularly in the current political climate, the fact that women make up less than 20 percent of the representatives in Congress concerns many. Elect Her is a national program that encourages more women to run for government and gives them the skills and resources necessary to alter this pattern of...

Professor Provides Local and Global Context to #MeToo

By EMMA PATCH

February 28, 2018


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“#MeToo, The Global Accents of Sexual Assault” attracted a large crowd this past Thursday afternoon in the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. Students of all years and many different disciplines gathered to hear professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies Professor Sujata Moorti explore the...

Panel of Black Faculty and Staff Members Reflect on Life Experiences

By KACEY HERTAN

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

On Wednesday, February 21, over 40 students, staff and faculty members gathered in the Axinn Center’s Abernathy Room to hear black faculty members speak about their experiences navigating primarily white spaces, including Middlebury. The panelists included literatures and cultures librarian Katrina...

Library Display Celebrates Black History Month

Library Display Celebrates Black History Month

By JAMES FINN

February 21, 2018


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Literatures and cultures librarian Katrina Spencer has collaborated with other staff and students to create a display in Davis Library celebrating Black History Month. The display has been in place since Thursday, February 1 and will remain in the library until Wednesday, February 28. It consists of...

What Matters to You and Why? This Week’s Friday Reflection

What Matters to You and Why? This Week’s Friday Reflection

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features

On Friday, February 19, members of the Middlebury community gathered at the Mitchell Green Lounge to attend the first Reflection Friday series of the semester. The Reflection Friday Series is a program created by the Innovation Hub in which speakers are invited to share what they consider valuable and...

New Workshop Provides Space for Communal Relaxation

New Workshop Provides Space for Communal Relaxation

By ALLIE STEVENS

February 21, 2018


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Between the stress of heavy workloads and the social and societal pressures that students face every day, unwinding and taking time to oneself seems an elusive task. Fortunately, counseling graduate interns Sarah Farrell and David Rapp are attempting to combat this struggle through a weekly “Subtle...

Spencer Prize Competition Cultivates Public Speaking Skills

Spencer Prize Competition Cultivates Public Speaking Skills

By ALLIE STEVENS

February 14, 2018


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Although public speaking is terrifying to many, it is also a skill cultivated and strengthened during our four years at Middlebury. To begin to break down barriers and fears of public speaking, the Oratory Now team organized the Spencer Prize competition, a speech competition for first-year students and ...

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