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 ...

Campus Safety Issues Leap to the Fore

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Claire Bourne News EDitor Both students and administrators were considering the question of safety on the Middlebury College campus long before Executive Council arrived at the decision to lock all dormitory entrance doors following the robbery and assault of a Hadley resident on Friday morn...

Vermont's Summer Drought Lingers Private Wells Dry Up; Addison Farmers Escape Serious Effects

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Anne DeWitt Local News Editor The year 2001 has been one of the driest in Vermont's history, and the lack of water is causing problems for farmers and homeowners. The last drought began during the fall of 1998 and continued into the summer of 1999. The current drought started in the spring a...

State Shorts

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Anne DeWitt Local News Editor Representative Tom McGrath Resigns Representative Tom McGrath, (R-Ferrisburg) is resigning from his Addison-1 House seat to assume the position of Grand Worthy Trustee in the International Order of Eagles and has decided that he cannot perform both duties adequatel...

SGA Passes Sections of the 'Commons Exclusivity Resolution'

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Peter Simon The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate passed a three-part bill on Sunday, Dec. 2 that declared its opposition to the limiting of student choices by the further implementation of the commons system. The bill, which was written by Junior Senator Matthew Kiefer, refers spec...

Local Global Warming Coalition Convenes

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee Reverend Paul Bortz did not believe that last Saturday's 50-degree weather was a fluke. Neither did the 20-some others at the third planning meeting of the Multifaith Global Warming Action Coalition. On Nov. 29, the group met at St. Stephen's Church and brainstormed a wide arra...

Off-Campus Robbery Cases Solved

By Middlebury Campus

December 4, 2001


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Author: Elizabeth Logue Managing Editor The robbery investigation of two separate houses in the town of Middlebury culminated in two arrests. Brayton Gillett, 20, and Justin Gillet, 17, both of Middlebury, were charged with possession of stolen property after the Middlebury Police Department obtained a ...

Students Endorse Changes to College Honor Code

By Middlebury Campus

November 27, 2001


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Author: Devin Zatorski News Editor Community Council's proposed changes to the Honor Code passed in a widely publicized student referendum on Monday, Nov. 19, garnering the approval of 61 percent of voters. In an e-mail to the College community last week, Student Government Association (SGA) Elections C...

Wave of Patriotism Sparks Discussion of ROTC

By Middlebury Campus

November 27, 2001


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Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee Staff Writer In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, a new wave of patriotism has sparked proposals to revive the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program on many college and university campuses. Here at Middlebury College, the main question appears to be whether ...

College Reassesses Teaching Islam Attacks Give Administrators Pause to Consider Cucciculum

By Middlebury Campus

November 27, 2001


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Author: Tim McCahill Assistant News Editor A Nov. 11 article in The New York Times "Education Life" supplement questioned the state of instruction on Islam, the Islamic world and American foreign policy after Sept. 11 at American institutions of higher education. The article, which focused primarily o...

De Gray to Retire After 50 Years of Service

By Middlebury Campus

November 27, 2001


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Author: Ashley Elpern Editor-in-Chief After over 50 years of service to Middlebury College, Rodney De Gray, administrator of Dining Services employment, will retire on March 1, 2002. At the College's annual Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 15, Student Government Association (SGA) President Brian Elworthy '0...

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