College Mourns Passing of Friend, Mentor Morgan-Wright

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: Elizabeth Logue Editorial Assistant The Middlebury College and Addison County community are mourning the loss of Maggie Morgan-Wright, a resident of Bristol and assistant at the Pan-African Latino Asian Native American Center (PALANA), who passed away on Jan. 2. Morgan-Wright's health had been st...

Author Sobel Chosen to Address 2002 Graduates

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: Raam Wong Dava Sobel, the award-winning writer and former New York Times science reporter, has been chosen by the Honorary Degree Selection Committee as the graduation speaker for the Middlebury College Class of 2002. Sobel's two most prominent pieces of work are her books "Longitude" and "Galile...

Katie Samson Carries Olympic Torch

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: [no author name found] Flanked by support runners as she heralded the Olympic torch down Broad Street in South Philadelphia, Katie Samson '02 completed her .2 mile segment of the Olympic Torch Relay, which stretches from Atlanta, Ga. to Salt Lake City, Utah. Samson felt "overwhelmed by the emot...

College Shorts

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: Raam Wong AOL Interprets Admissions E-mails as "Spam"Between 75 and 100 e-mail messages sent by Harvard University to inform early decision applicants whether they had been accepted were interpreted as junk e-mail by America Online (AOL) and never delivered.Harvard decided to employ e-mail as a m...

State Budget Cuts Slice Community Program Funding Educational, Health Initiatives Dampened by Recession

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: By Megan MichelsonLocal News Editor While the national economy struggles through a period of recession, the Vermont legislatures are attempting to avoid sinking lower into a similar state of economic turmoil. Vermont residents will be affected by upcoming budget cutbacks, including possible cu...

December Stomach Virus Outbreak Infects 70

By Middlebury Campus

January 15, 2002


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Author: Raam Wong Opinions Editor Within 24 hours last month, approximately 40 students began to show a similar pattern of symptoms associated with the stomach flu, fueling speculation that the outbreak may have been caused by food poisoning in one of the dining halls.Dining Services, Parton Health Center an...

Authorities Launch Investigation of Hadley Robbery and Assault

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Elizabeth Logue Managing Editor The assault and robbery of a sophomore Hadley student prompted administrators at Middlebury College to mandate the locking of the exterior entrances to dormitories and college-owned houses. Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Public Safety Elizabeth B...

Substance Free, Open Draws to Occur Simultaneously

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Claire Bourne News Editor Room Draw 2002, scheduled to begin on Monday, April 1, will be completed in five days rather than over the course of a month, as has been past policy. In addition, the substance free draws will be conducted simultaneously with open class draws, and social houses will ...

Lockdown Sparks Student Dissatisfaction SGA Calls 'Emergency' Meeting to Address Grievances

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Claire Bourne News Editor The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate will convene in an "emergency" session tentatively scheduled for Thursday at 9 p.m. in the Robert A. Jones '59 Seminar Room to discuss the College's decision to lock all residence halls. The meeting, which is open to the Co...

'Inspiring' Samson Selected to Carry Flame in Olympic Torch Relay

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Devin Zatorski News Editor In an event designed to ignite the Olympic spirit for the 2002 Winter Games, Katie Samson '02.5 will join the 7,200 torchbearers selected to carry the Olympic Flame on a 65-day, 13,500-mile journey spanning 46 states. The route begins in Atlanta, Ga., where the torch la...

Applications Surge for Early Decision

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Craig Szela Middlebury College boasted a record 583 early decision applications this year, compared to last year's record number of 550. Dean of Enrollment Planning Mike Schoenfeld stated, "It's about the eighth or ninth record in a row [and] reflects a national [early decision] trend." He as...

National Affairs Add Poignancy to Ramadan

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Tim McCahill Assistant News Editor With less than two weeks left of the Muslim holiday Ramadan, members of the College's Islamic Society have taken a step back to re-examine a year that has been a trying one for practitioners of the faith.The holiday, a period for reflection and meditation, has an ...

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