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Student-Run Bar Night Held at 51 Main

By Leo Stevenson

March 16, 2016

Filed under News

Last Thursday, March 10, several students hosted their own bar night at 51 Main, an event they hope will grow into an enduring aspect of the College’s social scene. The restaurant space was set up for the evening as a casual...

College Joins Consortium Supporting Syrian Refugees

By Elizabeth Sawyer

March 16, 2016

Filed under News

The College joined the Institute for International Education’s (IIE) Syria Consortium last week.  The College and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey will be two of the 50 schools in the consortium...

SGA Addresses Club Sports Funding

By Tess Weitzner

March 16, 2016

Filed under News

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted to pass the Club Sports Funding Methodology bill on Sunday, March 13. The proposal, sponsored by Sophomore Senator Colin Boyle ’18, calls for the creation of a committee tasked...

Faculty Talk Policy, Articles and Lunch at March Plenary

By Will DiGravio

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

At the monthly plenary faculty meeting on March 4, the faculty discussed a proposal to create an open-access repository at the College. The proposal was presented by Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Svea Closser...

SGA Update

By Will DiGravio

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

The Jan. 21 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) began with an announcement from Larson Lovdal ’16.5 that $43,000 has been raised to construct the Ian Burgin ’08 Memorial Lodge, exceeding the project team’s...

Fraker Prize Awarded by GSFS Department

By Ellie Reinhardt

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

Last Tuesday, March 8, the Women’s and Gender Studies department honored Elizabeth Dunn ’18 with the Alison Fraker Essay Prize, an annual award that commemorates the memory of Alison Gwen Fraker ’89. Fraker was a “much-beloved,...

National Media Energized by Drink Ban

By Rae Aaron

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

Dining Services’ announcement to cease the sale of energy drinks on campus following a proposal from the Community Council has caught the attention of the national media and been the focus of a range of scrutiny. The debate...

AEI Hosts Talk on Inequality, Poverty and Policy

By Eliza Teach

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Club, along with the Economics and Political Science Departments hosted Scott Winship to speak this past Thursday, March 3 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall. Winship, the Walter B. Wriston...

PossePlus Retreat Focuses on Speech and Inclusivity

By Nick Garber

March 9, 2016

Filed under News

Middlebury Posse scholars attended the PossePlus Retreat this past weekend, March 4-6, in Silver Bay, New York. Held every year, the retreat aims to address national and on-campus issues often involving race, class, gender and...