Dean Meets Middlebury For Breakfast Discussion Several Pertinent Issues Debated Among Communnity Members, Officials

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Meghan Michelson Addison County's regularly scheduled legislative breakfast, which is usually comprised of state legislators presenting their proposed bills and engaging in discussion, had a special keynote speaker this week. On Monday Governor Howard Dean appeared at the breakfast at the Le...

Posters Provoke Campus-Wide Dialogue on Rape

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee As anonymous posters flooded public and residential facilities at Middlebury College in the past two weeks, their cries of "silenced" rape have proven pervasive in the minds of students, staff and faculty alike. One of the earlier posters claimed that "one in four college wo...

TOWNIE TALK

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Liz Lathey Vermont used to have snow. I remember, as a child growing up in Vermont, it used to fall by the foot and cover the whole state. Those new to Vermont may not be aware of this, but it is true. For some reason this year, the snow has stopped coming, perhaps due to lack of interest. ...

COLLEGE SHORTS

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee West Point Confronts 'War' on 200th AnniversaryWest Point Military Academy marked its bicentennial on March 16, with a few graduates already dead in Afghanistan. Four of its senior faculty members have joined the planning staff at Afghanistan, and a new course on terrori...

COUNTING ON VERMONT

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: [no author name found] 35 Percentage of Vermont criminal defendants whose fingerprints are taken by police, according to the Vermont Criminal Information Center. This number puts Vermont behind 46 states in the country that fingerprint 100 percent of criminals. Lawmakers are attempting to pas...

Erica Wonnacott's 'Personal Touch' Reached All Who Knew Her

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Claire Bourne Erica Wonnacott, dean of students emerita who passed away on Sat., March 9, once characterized Middlebury College as "a beacon on the hill," recalled Charles A. Dana Professor of Mathematics John Emerson, who served as dean of the College during Wonnacott's tenure as Middlebury'...

Upcoming Event Honors Two Worthy Women

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Karen Acheson On Thursday, Leadership, Education, Action and Diversity International (LEAD) will host a Women's History Month celebration honoring two outstanding women who, according to the event's press release, "have greatly contributed to Vermont's history." The event will take place in Burl...

College to Propose Revised Parking Plan to Town

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Chesley Thurber The College's Office of Facilities Planning has designed a new parking proposal to present to the Middlebury Town Planning Commission tonight. The new plan is an adaptation of an earlier version introduced at a Planning Commission meeting on March 6 that received heavy criticism f...

Lady Vermonters Fondly Remembered Locally and Nationally

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Meghan Michelson Vermont has been the home of many historically significant individuals, including Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, who was born in Plymouth, Vt., and John Deere, the inventor and manufacturer of agricultural machinery, who was born in Rutland, Vt. Many of...

Emma Willard Raised Educational Standards

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Craig Brown Emma Hart Willard, an early advocate and pioneer for women's rights, found her roots here in Middlebury, Vt. Born on Feb. 23, 1787 as one of 17 children, Willard grew up on a small family farm in Hartford, Conn. Her father, Samuel Hart, recognized his daughter's inquisitive and dynamic...

Kunin Forges Path for Women in Politics A Profile of Vermont's First Female Governor

By Middlebury Campus

March 19, 2002


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Author: Polly Lynn Madeleine Kunin, Bicentennial scholar-in-residence, was not only the first female governor of Vermont but also the fourth female governor in the United States. As Vermont's governor in 1984, she served three terms before becoming President Clinton's deputy secretary of education i...

Pitching, Defense Mark Baseball Team

By Middlebury Campus

March 12, 2002


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Author: Neil Onsdorff Spring in Vermont, wet, cold, muddy, wet and cold. Yet, from a baseball standpoint, there are 25 guys who cannot wait to get outside and show off their stuff. Middlebury's 2002 baseball team is looking to vastly improve their squad from last year and make some noise in this yea...

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