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Zeitgeist takes on love

Zeitgeist takes on love
April 22, 2020
The Campus asked Middlebury students to participate in the second annual Zeitgeist survey in November, looking to gain insight into campus culture by asking the questions that are often not discussed. This year’s survey included an exploration of love, relationships and the ever ill-defined “hook-up culture.”

Love transported, from Vermont to Michigan

Love transported, from Vermont to Michigan
April 22, 2020
Alec Richker ’13.5, Dylan Volk ’16, Micah Raymond ’21 and their dog Lou ("part pit bull, part dragon, part cow") tell their love story from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where they are currently quarantined together.

Queer love stories: a compilation

Queer love stories: a compilation
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."

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.
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
April 22, 2020
"This was supposed to be our spring, our few months of peace before saying goodbye."

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.
Dating in a time of Covid-19 doesn’t have to be a flop. Here are our best virtual alternatives.
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.

Students strive to navigate long-distance relationships created by coronavirus

Students strive to navigate long-distance relationships created by coronavirus
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.’”
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