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Queer love stories: a compilation

Queer love stories: a compilation

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

April 22, 2020

“Queer love is so beautiful and powerful and I'm so grateful that I get to experience it, whether romantically or platonically."

Treatises on non-romantic matters of the heart

Treatises on non-romantic matters of the heart

By JOHN VAALER

April 22, 2020

These three book recommendations offer action, thrill, research, and of course, love and relationships in their various forms.

Bar Night to brewery: Starting a business together post-Middlebury

Cayla Marvil and AC Jones with their dog Barley Smalls, the honorary CEO of Lamplighter Brewing Co.

By HANNAH BENSEN

April 22, 2020

Cayla Marvil ’13.5 and AC Jones ’12.5 first met each other in the basement of Two Brothers Tavern; a few years later, they co-founded Lamplighter Brewing Co. in Cambridge, Mass.

Goodbye

Goodbye

By REGINA FONTANELLI

April 22, 2020

"This was supposed to be our spring, our few months of peace before saying goodbye."

A lover’s guide to Middlebury

By WILL O'NEAL

April 22, 2020

A senior's sage guidance for falling in love and keeping your cool.

Who started Proc Crush Lists, anyway?

Who started Proc Crush Lists, anyway?

By RILEY BOARD

April 22, 2020

We tracked down the student behind the Middlebury tradition, which started in 2005.

On being single

On being single

By BEN BEESE

April 22, 2020

"Love is a struggle to understand where we stand vis-à-vis those around us."

What is love (at Middlebury)?

sex panther

By SEX PANTHER

April 22, 2020

"I reached out to a few senior friends and asked them to answer a couple questions: how they defined love at Middlebury, if there was anything they wish they had realized sooner or done differently with regard to love during college, and when they felt most loved at Middlebury. "

Replicating Middlebury dates, from home

The stroll up Chipman Hill is a timeless classic, one that I’m sure many of us miss as we sit in quarantine. For friends and couples alike, it offers a sunset that is only rivaled by Snake Mountain’s vista. Although enjoying the outdoors with a significant other is something hard to do virtually, we’ve got a full list of our own ideas below.

By THE LOCAL TEAM

April 22, 2020

Missing strolling through town with your boo? The Local team has got you covered with some virtual date ideas that are almost like the real thing.

Friends by proximity

Friends by proximity

By RACHEL LU and EMMANUEL TAMRAT

April 22, 2020

First-year friendships are often sources of continuity through paradigm changes. No matter where these friendships lead, “proximity friends” are often essential in helping each other navigate the first weeks of college jitters and confusion. 

Students strive to navigate long-distance relationships created by coronavirus

Students strive to navigate long-distance relationships created by coronavirus

By ARIADNE WILL

April 22, 2020

“There was definitely a shock to [realizing] we weren’t going to see each other for half a year,” said Katelyn Mei '22 about boyfriend Cater Wang '21. “It was like, ‘We have four days we need to spend together, now.’”

Hey Midd, u up? Other schools don’t hook up like we do

By MARIA KAOURIS

April 22, 2020

"In an environment where relationships are stunted by booze, insecurities and a rigid social life structure, no one feels comfortable asking the 'what are we?' question, much less answering it."

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