SGA Emergency Meeting to Address Room Draw

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Anne Jennings At an emergency Student Government Association (SGA) meeting scheduled for 4:15 p.m. today, Residential Systems Coordinator Mariah McKechnie '01 will present several scenarios of how block housing may be distributed among the commons. The SGA will pick one of these scenarios to b...

Departments Grapple With Declining Enrollment

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Campus Editor in Chief The collapse of the Soviet Union visibly dented Russian language enrollment at Middlebury College, touching off a decade-long downturn that sliced introductory class sizes from 40 per semester at the dawn of the decade to a mere 15 this spring. While Professor of Russian ...

Middlebury Expands Study Abroad Horizons

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Tim McCahill In light of recent efforts to create new language programs in China and Latin America, it appears that Middlebury College expansion is not exclusively limited to the confines of its Vermont campus.The past four years have been somewhat of a watershed era for development of the Coll...

Portuguese Joins Summer Program as 9th School

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Paul Barnwell Middlebury College recently announced the addition a Portuguese summer language school, slated to open in June, 2003. The decision, approved by the Board of Trustees in December 2001, also includes a plan to offer classes in introductory Portuguese during the 2002-2003 academic sc...

Proposed Relocation of Town Hall Spurs Controversy

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Devin Zatorski The debate over whether to relocate the Middlebury Municipal Building has splintered town residents into several competing factions, all offering different solutions to a problem that has dragged on for over eight years. According to Town Planner Fred Dunnington, the issue has been fuel...

Trail Around Middlebury Offers Local Recreation, Education

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Megan Michelson Winding its way around Middlebury and surrounding towns is a 14-mile footpath called the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM) that offers students and members of the local community a source of outdoor recreation and a physical landscape in which to learn about the natural environment...

COUNTING ON VERMONT

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: [no author name found] 18The age Vermont teens must be in order to legally have a body piercing in any location besides their earlobes, regardless of parental consent, according to a new legislative agreement that will be passed as soon as the proposal receives Governor Dean's signature. The bi...

Scharstein Garners Perkins Award

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Craig Szela At Middlebury College teaching excellence measured through student evaluation is a criterion for promotion and pay raises. It is also a criterion for the Perkins Award. This award, established in 1993 by the Perkins family, recognizes teaching excellence in the natural nciences. T...

COLLEGE SHORTS

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Andrea Gissing U. New Hampshire Student Sued for Using a Fake IDAfter a recent settlement between a Durham, N.H,. storeowner and a University of New Hampshire student, New Hampshire alcohol sellers are now able to file suit against underage customers using fake identification to buy alcoholic bevera...

NEWS SPECIAL College Shifts Focus Away from Language Reputation Viewbook, Bicentennial Video Highlight Middlebury's New Initiatives

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Claire Bourne Over the past century, Middlebury College has established itself as "the gold standard" in foreign language education, according to Associate Dean of the Faculty and German Professor Michael Geisler. Though an unlikely reputation for a rural college tucked away in the Green Mount...

Incidents Prompt Safety Concerns Statewide

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Mary Christine Kwiatek Several recent crimes in local communities have raised questions of residents' safety in Vermont.In October, for example, a student was assaulted in Hadley Hall at Middlebury College, prompting the College's Office of Public Safety to begin locking residence halls at nigh...

Multilinguists Converse Beyond Borders

By Middlebury Campus

February 26, 2002


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee LaKesha Lindsay '96 came to Middlebury College to study Russian and is now a self-employed jewelry designer in Louisville, Ky. "I was my major from Day One," said Lindsay. She noted that she wanted to study Russian as early as 13 years old, when she read about the country'...

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