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Dialogue to Create a Living Wage for All College Staff Begins

By Annie Grayer

November 13, 2015

Filed under Local

In their annual announcement of objectives for the year, the Community Council identified “installing a living wage for all workers campus-wide” as of primary importance for their faculty and staff goals. A living wage,...

One in 8700: Hannah Hurlburt

By Rebecca Walker

November 5, 2015

Filed under Local

Hannah Hurlburt, owner of The Good Witch, a costume shop on Main Street, sees more business than usual this time of year. The Good Witch business started in the back room of Mendy’s, another business on Main Street, but it...

Burlington Police Sever Ties With Pentagon

By Harper Baldwin

November 4, 2015

Filed under Local

At the end of September, the Burlington Police Department formally severed ties with a Department of Defense program responsible for transfering excess military gear to United States police departments. The department returned...

New Film Showcases Historic Morgan Horse

By Harper Baldwin

October 21, 2015

Filed under Local

The Fighting Breed: Heroic Horses of the Civil War is a new documentary that premiered in July 2015. It focuses on the immense role that the Morgan Horse played in the Civil War, and is the third part of a six-part documentary...

Malone Skydiving Club Thrills New Jumpers

By Harry Cramer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Local

From 10,000 feet in the air, the Malone Parachute Club is just a small white box, indistinguishable from the neighboring hangars lining the airport. That is the altitude to which first time jumpers ascend for skydiving, and the...

Folklife Center Exhibit Features Loggers’ Stories

By Harry Cramer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Local

Surrounded by breathtaking scenery and countless beautiful trees every day, it becomes easy for Middlebury students to take Vermont’s ecological beauty for granted.  A new exhibit at the Vermont Folklife Center, “Portrait...

Town Reflects on Relationship with College after Inauguration

By Harry Cramer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Local

This Monday, Oct. 12, The Campus conducted an array of interviews in the town of Middlebury regarding its relationship with the College. These interviews were conducted with business owners, local residents and employees, and...

Otter Creek Begins Expansion of Brewery in Middlebury

By Harry Cramer

October 7, 2015

Filed under Local

Middlebury-based Otter Creek recently broke ground on new construction,. The company plans to add 8,000 square feet to the facility, which would make the campus the largest brewery in Vermont. The addition will increase yearly...

According to Trojan Study, Vermont has Safest Sex

By Annie Grayer

October 7, 2015

Filed under Local

On September 15, the makers of Trojan Brand Condoms released its first annual State by State Safer Sex Index ranking. The study found Vermont to be the state with the best sexual health in the country. Trojan Brand Condoms,...