Peace Corps Honors Legacy of College Involvement Since Organization's Inception, 364 Middlebury Graduates Have Served

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Gale Berninghausen Staff Writer On Saturday, Oct. 27 Middlebury College received two awards presented by James Arena-DeRosa, Peace Corps manager for the New England Regional Peace Corps Office. The first award, accepted by Executive Director of Career Services Jaye Roseborough, recognized...

College Endowment Contracts as Uncertainty Clouds Market

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Devin Zatorski News Editor Amidst a broad economic downturn, college and university endowments collectively plunged billions of dollars in the 2001 fiscal year, posting negative returns for the first time since 1984. While signs of economic vulnerability were evident in the summer months, t...

SGA Affirms Commitment to Honor Code Reform

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Ashley Elpern Editor-in-Chief The Student Government Association (SGA) unanimously approved a resolution re-affirming its commitment to strengthen the Honor Code system at Middlebury College at its meeting last Sunday. As the SGA and Community Council move towards bringing the Honor Code to the f...

Government Issues Warning, Local Case Remains Unsolved

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Elizabeth Logue Managing Editor The government issued a televised warning on Monday evening of new terrorist attacks that may surface in the next week. United States Attorney General John Ashcroft stated that the "administration has concluded … that there may be additional terrorist attacks wit...

Town Hall Relocation Project Returns to Where It Started

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Anne DeWitt Local News Editor On Tuesday, Oct. 23 John Tenny, chair of the Middlebury Select Board, informed the board that the Middlebury Town Hall will remain in its current location at the convergence of South Main Street and College Street.When the plan of constructing a new building next to ...

Art on Main Shows Mainly Local Artists

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Author: Alison Hertel Associate Editor Art on Main, a new gallery in Bristol, officially opened its doors on Monday, Oct. 29. The gallery has been a goal of The Bristol Friends of the Arts (BFA), a non-profit organization in support of the arts made up of Bristol community members, for the past two ye...

Clothing Closet Warms Community

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Becky Ruby Staff Writer Last Friday, between 50 and 75 Middlebury College students arrived in Mitchell Green Lounge. Sorting through piles of coats, hats and other winter necessities, they left better suited to survive what Vermont does best: winter. The Winter Clothing Closet is a chance for ...

Media Capture Faculty Views on America's New War

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Claire Bourne News Editor In the weeks since Sept. 11, a handful of Middlebury College faculty members have been sought out by local media to provide commentary on a broad range of topics related to the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. Associate Professor of Biology Grace Spatafora was fea...

Local Agencies Assess Emergency Plan Rescue and Health Officials Respond to Terrorism Menaces

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Devin Zarkowky Staff Writer Three community members and Middlebury College itself received suspicious letters resembling those arriving last week in Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle's office, The New York Times, The New York Post, ABC and NBC. Although the local letters proved to be hoaxe...

Safety Inspections Ignite Controversy

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Peter Simon Staff Writer With October winding down, the College's annual inspection of dormitories for compliance with fire safety rules is under way. This year, two changes to fire safety policy are causing some controversy: the decision to add Christmas lights to the list of banned items and t...

Lunch Clients Continue to Storm Cafe

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Anne DeWitt Local News Editor Despite its rural location, Middlebury is a great place to eat. From whole-wheat pretzels and glazed fruit tarts at Otter Creek Bakery to raw milk cheddar at the Middlebury Co-op to a nearly all-organic farmer's market, unusual and sophisticated items are surpris...

Apples, Cider, Pumpkins Orchard Privides Autumn Happiness

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Mary Houde Staff Writer At this time of the year, apple-picking begins to taper off while cider-making and pumpkin-picking take their turns. Stan Pratt the owner of Happy Valley Orchard, will not be able to rest until the Orchard closes the day before Thanksgiving. Ever since Pratt purchased t...

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