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Update: Study abroad office opts against mandatory evacuation of programs in Chile, offers students options

Update: Study abroad office opts against mandatory evacuation of programs in Chile, offers students options

By JAMES FINN

October 23, 2019

Currently, 23 students from Middlebury and other colleges are enrolled in the C.V. Starr Schools Abroad in Chile.

Post-graduation employment rates hit all-time high

Post-graduation employment rates hit all-time high

By SOPHIA McDERMOTT-HUGHES

October 17, 2019

In good news for the senior class, the number of Middlebury graduates who find jobs within months of their graduation date has been steadily rising.

Vermont State Senator Ruth Hardy talks women in politics

Vermont State Senator Ruth Hardy talks women in politics

By KARI HENKEN

October 17, 2019

Vermont is the only state that has never sent a woman to Congress. In her talk, Ruth Hardy discussed some of the barriers that might explain why.

Rep. John Lewis discusses civil rights movement legacy

Rep. John Lewis discusses civil rights movement legacy

By EMILY BALLOU

October 17, 2019

U.S. Congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis spoke to a sold-out audience at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington about his book, his experiences in the civil rights movement and what he sees as modern day social justice issue priorities.

Public safety to install security cameras

Public safety to install security cameras

By JAMES FINN

October 17, 2019

After two decades of debate, the Department of Public Safety is finally set to install security cameras across campus, along with other security updates.

Rethinking Economics: Student-led initiative aims to increase diversity in economics classes

Rethinking Economics: Student-led initiative aims to increase diversity in economics classes

By EMMANUEL TAMRAT

October 10, 2019

A new student club hopes to inform people about the broad scope of economics and increase the accessibility of lesser-known student resources.

Balancing school and spirituality during the Jewish high holidays

Balancing school and spirituality during the Jewish high holidays

By ISABEL LICKEY

October 10, 2019

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. This year, both fall on school days, forcing students to negotiate between academic and spiritual life.

Laundry to remain free for the rest of the semester

Laundry to remain free for the rest of the semester

By ZEKE HODKIN

October 10, 2019

As the college transitions to a new payment program for laundry, students have accrued an unexpected benefit: the ability to actually separate light and dark clothing when doing laundry loads.

Reflection Friday series asks “what matters to you, and why?”

Reflection Friday series asks “what matters to you, and why?”

By ABIGAIL CHANG

October 10, 2019

On select Fridays throughout the semester, the Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Social Entrepreneurship facilitates a forum to discuss stories of self and personal values.

Students steal signs, urinate in elevators and damage property

Students steal signs, urinate in elevators and damage property

By RILEY BOARD

October 10, 2019

Thousands of dollars of destruction in Atwater and other buildings across campus burdens custodial staff and sparks conversation.

PALANA finds new home in Palmer

PALANA finds new home in Palmer

By RACHEL LU

October 3, 2019

Starting this year, PALANA is being recognized as a social house, and their new living space has allowed house leadership to expand their vision as a cultural community.

Keegan Callanan joins National Council on the Humanities

Keegan Callanan joins National Council on the Humanities

By SABINE POUX

October 3, 2019

Callanan was appointed by President Trump and approved by the Senate to become part of the council, which helps oversee funding allocations to humanities programs.

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