Pledge Events Suspended After Incident

By Middlebury Campus

October 30, 2001


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Following an episode during last Saturday's football game half time show, campus social house pledge events were suspended for two days and are slated to recommence Wednesday evening. The episode, which has been deemed by administrators and some current social house members as an exhibition of poor...

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...

Council Accepts New Honor Code Language

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Lindsey Whitton Staff Writer On Monday, Community Council accepted a new draft of the official Middlebury College policy on academic dishonesty. This revision, written to replace pages 99 and 100 in the 2001-2002 Handbook, reorganizes and clarifies the existing policy and the current structure o...

Release of Student Records Prompts Privacy Concerns

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Tim McCahill and Devin Zatorski, News Editors The release and recall of information pertaining to the academic records of the Class of 2002 has raised new concerns about student privacy and confidentiality among members of the College administration. On Oct. 19, Director of Undergraduate Records Luc...

College Operations Proceed with Caution After Anthrax Scare

By Middlebury Campus

October 23, 2001


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee While anthrax diagnoses headline national news, the Middlebury College community—particularly the student body—has responded with reserved concern. Daily routines appear undisturbed, except for some precaution at the mailroom and Recycling Center. Many people attribute t...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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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