Inaugural Korean Cultural Show Dazzles Students

Inaugural Korean Cultural Show Dazzles Students

By Courtenay Roche, Contributing Writer

May 10, 2017


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At 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, the lights in Wilson Hall dimmed abruptly, leaving only the iridescent light of hundreds of glow sticks and a few phones waving wildly in the air above the crowd. So the much-anticipated inaugural Korean Culture Show, a night of passionate singing and dancing, opened to a f...

Ten Things I Know to Be True About Sex

By Sex Panther

May 10, 2017


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Full disclosure: The Sex Panther wrote this piece while slightly (okay — quite) tipsy. And she loves you the most. Alright, y’all. I’m graduating in 17 days. That’s a scary short amount of time. I debated about what I wanted to leave you with in my final edition of the sex panther — an ode to...

Rosstaurant Dinner Dazzles With Menu & Music

Rosstaurant Dinner Dazzles With Menu & Music

By Sarah Asch, Features Editor

May 3, 2017


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Ross Commons hosted its first “Rosstaurant,” a restaurant style dinner event, on Saturday, April 29, in Atwater Dining Hall. Ross Community Council tri-chairs Zorica Radanovic ’19, Trisha Singh ’19 and Oriyomi Adeliyi ’20 planned the event to replace Viva Ross Vegas, which had been Ross Com...

Time to Stop Accepting Atwater Norms

Time to Stop Accepting Atwater Norms

By Sex Panther

May 3, 2017


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CW: sexual harassment Last week, the Campus published an op-ed by alumna Esme Valette ’16 about “predatory pack behavior” on campus — male students dominating the Middlebury party scene in a culture of men “hunting” women. Thank you, Esme, for talking about this facet of campus culture. ...

Dining Services Staff Discuss Upcoming Changes

Dining Services Staff Discuss Upcoming Changes

By Liz Stasior, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


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Starting in the fall of 2017, a swipe system in Proctor, Ross, and Atwater will track when and where Middlebury students eat. This system will provide accurate counts for dining services in terms of preparing food as well as reducing waste. The system will also prevent guests not on the meal plan fr...

Russian Journalist Warns Against Complacency

By Lucy Grindon, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


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Last Wednesday, Russian television journalist Tikhon Dzyadko warned the Middlebury community about the similarities between Donald Trump’s behavior toward the American media and Vladimir Putin’s restriction of the press in Russia in his lecture, “The State of Press Freedom in Russia: What Trump ...

Service Cluster Board Promotes Flex Fund For Volunteer Week

By Sarah Asch

April 26, 2017


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The Service Cluster Board (SCB) is a collective made up of 17 student service organizations on campus. The board includes Kristina Frye ’17 and Jin Son ’18, the two student coordinators, and advisor Ashley Laux from the Center for Community Engagement. The SCB is currently celebrating Volunteer Week, an...

Global Health Screens Poverty Inc.

Global Health Screens Poverty Inc.

By James Finn

April 26, 2017


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The Global Health department held a screening of Poverty, Inc., a 2014 documentary about the state of global aid and charity, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, in Dana Auditorium. A panel of political science, education, food studies and religion professors spoke and answered questions after the film ended...

Journalist Discusses the History of Making Sake

Journalist Discusses the History of Making Sake

By Miguel Espinosa

April 21, 2017


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Last Thursday, journalist Nancy Matsumoto visited the College to lecture about sake, how it’s produced and its role within Japanese culture. The lecture, hosted by the Japanese club and MiddUncorked, took place at the Axinn Center. A sake pairings dinner at Proctor Hall occurred afterward. Based...

Eleven MiddChallenge Proposals Given Funding

Eleven MiddChallenge Proposals Given Funding

By Ellie Anderson

April 21, 2017


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On Saturday, April 15, eleven student project proposals were awarded summer funding from MiddChallenge. The competition was divided into four categories: Social Entrepreneurship; Education, Outreach and Policy; Arts; and Business. A total of sixteen project proposals were selected to pitch their ideas...

Discussing Familial Roots and a Journey of Discovery

Discussing Familial Roots and a Journey of Discovery

By Qian (Audrey) Li

April 20, 2017


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Brooke Williams has been a freelance journalist for over thirty years, advocating for the wilderness and exploring places where the untamed outer wilderness and “internal” wilderness meet. On April 11, with reference to his new book, “Open Midnight: Where Wilderness and Ancestors Meet,” Williams...

Student Explores Latinx Diversity on Campus

Student Explores Latinx Diversity on Campus

By Courtenay Roche

April 20, 2017


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The Latinx Project (www.thelatinxproject.com), an interactive website created by Robert Zarate-Morales ’17, was recently launched as a part of the Middlebury Fellowship for Thought Leadership. The website aims to explore the diversity of Latinx experiences on campus, and features writing and art...

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