Dining Hall Staff Innovates with Dairy-Free Ice Cream

By JAMES FINN

February 14, 2018


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A focus of the college dining staff has long been providing students with allergies and dietary restrictions with appetizing food options that fit their dietary needs. The staff works to provide entrees, salads, side dishes and desserts for students with dietary restrictions ranging from vegetarian and ve...

Snow Removal Staff Tackles Winter Weather

Snow Removal Staff Tackles Winter Weather

By JAMES FINN

January 24, 2018


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During the winter months, snowy weather becomes embedded in the daily routines of students and staff alike. Snow opens up valuable opportunities, such as pursuit of popular winter sports and outdoor activities, and simultaneously creates challenges for those who live at the college. When a winter sto...

Founder of Moscow Times Discusses Media in Russia

Founder of Moscow Times Discusses Media in Russia

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

January 24, 2018


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On the evening of Thursday, January 18, students and faculty gathered at the Robert A. Jones Conference Room to hear the talk “Russian Media Today,” delivered by Derk Sauer, CEO and founder of the Moscow Times. Sauer offered insights into the social, economic and political conditions affecting Russia, a...

Time Editor Keynotes Women Leaders Summit

Time Editor Keynotes Women Leaders Summit

By KAYLA LICHTMAN

January 24, 2018


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The Middlebury Women Leaders group launched their first ever Middlebury Women’s Leadership Symposium this past week with the goal of empowering women and providing an open forum to discuss women’s issues. Club President Erin Van Gessel ’17.5 said that the “impetus for the symposium was to comme...

Math Professor Speaks About Unproven Conjecture

By COURTENAY ROCHE

January 24, 2018


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Whether they were math majors or hadn’t taken a class since high school pre-calculus, every member of the audience in Twilight Auditorium was enraptured by Professor of Mathematics David Dorman’s lecture “Right Triangles, Elliptical Curves, and the Conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer.” The le...

Holistic Life Foundation Visits, Celebrating MLK’s Commitment to Nonviolent Healing

Holistic Life Foundation Visits, Celebrating MLK’s Commitment to Nonviolent Healing

By EMMA PATCH

January 17, 2018


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While other colleges and universities close offices and cancel classes in honor of Martin Luther King Day, the college chose to host a series of events to commemorate his legacy, ultimately presenting the student body as well as the community with a unique opportunity to learn about the important p...

Diplomat and Scholar Discusses Current European Union Issues

Diplomat and Scholar Discusses Current European Union Issues

By BENJY RENTON

January 17, 2018


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The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Club launched their annual Winter Term lecture series with a lecture from Paul Zajac titled “Is There a Future for the European Union?,” the first of three lectures in the series. This is the third time the club has organized the lecture series, bringing i...

Cathy Davidson Speaks About Modern University System

Cathy Davidson Speaks About Modern University System

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

January 17, 2018


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On the evening of Wed., Jan. 10, members of the College community gathered at Dana Auditorium to hear the talk, “The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux.” The talk focused on how the current system of higher education was designed to meet the needs...

Poetic Justice, 10 Years Later: Parini Reflects on the Destruction

Poetic Justice, 10 Years Later: Parini Reflects on the Destruction

By BEN FREEDMAN

December 6, 2017


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While some see opportunity for self-reflection amidst nature and solitude among  Vermont’s idyllic landscapes , others see entirely different opportunities. This December marks the ten-year anniversary of the destruction of Robert Frost’s historic cabin in Ripton. In 2007 a group of high school...

Chellis House Invites Speaker to Tell Personal Story of Human Trafficking

By KAYLA LICHTMAN

December 6, 2017


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A black and white picture of a young blonde girl at the beach faced the audience throughout Barbara Amaya’s presentation about human trafficking in Dana Auditorium on Nov. 29. The girl in the picture is a younger version of Amaya, whose lecture was co-hosted by Stop Traffick and the Chellis House to shed ...

Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

By EMMA PATCH

December 6, 2017


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The Sixteen Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Sexual Violence began on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nov. 25, and will end on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. Each day that passes between November 25 and December 10 represents the movement towards the understan...

Sexy Ed: Coughtry Gives Workshops on Pleasure and Healing

Sexy Ed: Coughtry Gives Workshops on Pleasure and Healing

By COURTENAY ROCHE

December 6, 2017


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Sitting in rows of desks in a Hillcrest classroom on Thursday Nov. 30, a group of students watched as sex educator Roan Coughtry demonstrated cutting a condom to make a DIY dental dam. On a table in the corner, stickers, coupons to sex toy stores, smart wallets, and pamphlets proudly displayed the logos of...

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