At Faculty Lecture Series, Talk of ‘Discourse and Discord’

By SARAH ASCH

September 27, 2017


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Professor Jonathan Miller-Lane gave a talk titled “Discourse and Discord at Middlebury: A Way Forward” on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as part of the annual Carol Rifelj Faculty Lecture Series. In an interview with The Campus, Miller-Lane said he asked to give his talk early in the semester in order to he...

SGA Conducts Student Dining Survey

By James Finn

September 27, 2017


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The SGA sent students a survey via email on Wednesday, Sept. 20, seeking opinions about the changes to the dining system implemented at the start of this semester. SGA senators Maryam Mahboob ’18 and Hannah Pustejovsky ’18 sent students the survey in anticipation of a meeting between members of t...

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

Federal Changes to Title IX on Sexual Assault Could Impact Middlebury

By SARAH ASCH

September 20, 2017


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In a move that outraged many advocates for survivors of sexual assault, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on Sept. 7 that her department would reexamine Obama-era guidelines regarding how colleges handle sexual assault claims under Title IX. DeVos’s remarks, delivered at George Mason Univ...

Jewish Students Welcome New Year, School Year

Jewish Students Welcome New Year, School Year

By ELIZABETH ZHOU

September 20, 2017


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The Jewish community on campus and in town will observe Rosh Hashanah, a two-day celebration of the Jewish New Year from Sept. 20 to 22. Rosh Hashanah falls on the first day of Tishrei, which is a month in the Jewish calendar, and, like all Jewish holidays, it falls on a different day on the secular...

College Offers Students $25 Credit for On-Campus Dining Options

College Offers Students $25 Credit for On-Campus Dining Options

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

September 20, 2017


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Considerable dining changes came this year. Dan Detora, the college’s food service director, highlighted menu changes and renovations in on campus food venues including Wilson Cafe, Rehearsals Cafe and Midd Express. In an all-student email sent on Sept. 5, Detora reminded students that a $25 declining ...

Mail Center Receives Nearly 13,000 Items Each September

Mail Center Receives Nearly 13,000 Items Each September

By JAMES FINN

September 20, 2017


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Each September, the student mail center sees its highest volume of incoming mail items, processing close to 13,000 packages and pieces of general mail in just one month. These packages often containing supplies sent to students as they move in, according to Jennifer Erwin, a facilities manager.Erwin...

Center for Careers and Internships Introduces ‘Handshake’

Center for Careers and Internships Introduces ‘Handshake’

By BENJY RENTON

September 20, 2017


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When finding jobs, internships and other post-college opportunities, an intuitive and accessible job-searching system is key to students’ success. After experiencing drawbacks and limitations with their old platform, Mojo, the Center for Careers and Internships (CCI) has launched a new platform ca...

Walking Meditation Labyrinth to Be Installed at ‘The Knoll’

Walking Meditation Labyrinth to Be Installed at ‘The Knoll’

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

September 14, 2017


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A new walking meditation labyrinth will be installed between Sept. 14 and Sept. 16 at The Knoll, also known as The Farm or Organic Garden. This project is a collaboration between the Scott Center for Religious Life, The Knoll and the Mindfulness Initiative. The construction of the maze will celebrate ...

Professor Conducts Summer Research Project: ‘Engaging Students Across Difference’

By SARAH ASCH

September 14, 2017


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Shawna Shapiro, an associate professor of writing and linguistics, conducted a research project this summer about how students interact with each other regarding contentious subjects. The project, called “Students Engaging Across Difference,” used an online survey and in-person interviews to explore...

Exploring the Debate Society’s Rich History

Exploring the Debate Society’s Rich History

By ALEX NEWHOUSE

May 10, 2017


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A history of one of Middlebury's oldest organizations.

J Street U Screens “5 Broken Cameras”

By Miguel Espinosa, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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Students and faculty gathered to watch the documentary “5 Broken Cameras” in Bicentennial Hall on the evening of May 4. “5 Broken Cameras” covers the conflict between Israel and Palestine from the perspective of a Palestinian villager living on the West Bank border. The screening was presented by...

Hunter Graham Talks ROTC, Military Service

By Sarah Asch, Features Editor

May 10, 2017


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Every Wednesday, Hunter Graham ’20 drives to the University of Vermont to attend a Military Science class as part of the Reserve Officers Training Core (ROTC) of the Army.  ROTC offers college students a path into military service, in addition to offering financial assistance to help pay for college. A...

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