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Good Ole Campus: Highlights from Spring 1960

By Laura Dillon

February 17, 2016

Filed under Features

While searching for a Good Ol’ Campus article, I stumbled upon the March 31, 1960 issue. Rather than choosing one article from a paper so packed with intriguing pieces, I decided to share multiple highlights. From an article des...

Students Develop Ride Share Website Carpanion

By Will McDonald

February 17, 2016

Filed under Features

For most students, group projects are a source of dread, when unfairly divided workloads and conflicting schedules among group members contribute to a less-than-enjoyable college experience. This was not the case for nine students...

Fulbright Recipients Share Stories and Research from Abroad

By Joana Salievska

February 17, 2016

Filed under Features

On Thursday, Feb. 18th, recent graduate Forest Jarvis ’15 will discuss his research in environmental policy and natural disasters as a Fulbright scholar in the Philippines. Jarvis is one of the growing number of graduates to...

O Captain, My Captain: About the Boarding School Stigma

By Renee Chang

February 17, 2016

Filed under Features

As an elite liberal arts school that routinely tops lists of college rankings, Middlebury has a reputation for attracting a certain kind of student: predominantly white, relatively affluent, hailing from boarding and preparatory...

From Iron to EDM, Workshops Run the Gamut

By Ethan Brady

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features

BLACKSMITH: BACK TO BASICS Warren Rinehart has been teaching Blacksmithing 101 workshops since Winter Term 2014. Students in his class last Saturday worked on small projects – metal spoons and hooks – that could be completed...

Eighth Annual Hunt Starts Today

By Ethan Brady

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features

For 72 hours, starting this morning, the campus will be consumed by an unusual tradition: a massive scavenger hunt. The stakes: $1,000 in cash. The Hunt is a three-day competition that might be better described as a team-based...

Associate Chaplain Awarded Vermont Women in Higher Education Scholarship

By Emilie Munson

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features

On Dec. 21, 2015, Associate Chaplain Naila Blaloch at the College’s Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life was awarded the Vermont Women in Higher Education Carol A. Moore Scholarship. The scholarship celebrates women...

Shakespeare’s Renowned First Folio Arrives at College Museum

By Anastasia Capatina

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features

Just as the Lord Chamberlain’s Men playing company once toured England over 400 years ago to perform the plays of William Shakespeare, the First Folios of the man regarded as the most influential writer of the English language...

Students Honored with Architecture Award for Sustainable Design Build on Remote Maine Island

By Joana Salievska

January 27, 2016

Filed under Features

On a tall chalkboard wall of one of the completed compost bins, a young North Haven Community School student wrote “Compost haps [sic] the earth.” The community gathered around the bins to admire the work of 10 Middlebury...

J-Terming Across the Continent

By Renee Chang

January 25, 2016

Filed under Features

This week we talk to Middlebury students who are engaging in exciting internships across the country and abroad. Read more about their adventures below: Annie Taylor ’16 and Casey Harlow ’16 Santa Cruz Island, Califor...

The Glaurie Ride: A Trip to McDonalds with Patton

By Charlie Ascher

January 20, 2016

Filed under Features

Loyal fans, I write to you from Jersey Mike’s sub shop in the beautiful Newark International Airport to report that something ‘glaurieous’ emerged from the pit of despair that was exam week. Like a phoenix, the car column...