‘Some Alumni Cling to Nostalgia’: How a Protest Impacted Giving

‘Some Alumni Cling to Nostalgia’: How a Protest Impacted Giving

By DOMINICK TANOH

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the beneficiary relationship between the college and its donors, the emotional ties that alumni maintain with the larger community cannot be overlooked, as they shape the flow of donations to the college’s office of advancement. This was particularly evident in the fallout from the protests against...

Diane Nash Talks Lessons of Civil Rights Movement

Diane Nash Talks Lessons of Civil Rights Movement

By CAROLINE KAPP

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

Diane Nash, a pioneer of the civil rights movement, urged students and community members to carry the lessons from the movement and its activists into the future in an address in Mead Chapel on Monday. Nash called on the audience to take our future into our own hands. Diane Nash played a significant...

Students Hold Counter-Event to Sander Lecture

By NICOLE POLLACK

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

As Richard Sander spoke at the Kirk Alumni Center on Tuesday, dissenting students held a counter-event in the McCullough Student Center. They sat in a circle in the middle of Crossroads Café, eating pizza and snacks, and using their shared displeasure with Sander’s presence on campus as a platform...

Ken Burns and Panel Discuss Vietnam War Documentary

Ken Burns and Panel Discuss Vietnam War Documentary

By BOCHU DING

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Emmy Award-winning filmmakers, discussed their new PBS series “The Vietnam War” on March 21 in Wilson Hall. Mike Heaney ’64, a Vietnam War veteran featured in the film, joined Burns and Novick, and Jim Ralph, dean of faculty research, moderated the event. The jam-packed...

News in Brief

By NICOLE POLLACK, WILL DIGRAVIO, and ELAINE VELIE

April 4, 2018


Filed under News

COLLEGE RELEASES CLASS OF 2022 DECISIONS The college accepted 17.2 percent of its regular decision applicants for the class of 2022. Decisions were released March 27 and offered admission to 1,297 students from a pool of 9,230 total applicants. This is the largest number of applicants in the college’s...

Accuser Drops Charges Against Kevin Mahaney

Accuser Drops Charges Against Kevin Mahaney

By AMELIA POLLARD

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The woman who in January accused notable alumnus and donor Kevin Mahaney ’84 of covering up rape dropped her charges against Mahaney from the civil lawsuit on Monday. The plaintiff, who had been granted anonymity in the case, released a statement stating that Mahaney had no part in the assault, an...

Richard Sander, Promoter of ‘Mismatch Theory,’ to Speak at Middlebury

Richard Sander, Promoter of ‘Mismatch Theory,’ to Speak at Middlebury

By BOCHU DING

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Middlebury College Republicans will bring Richard Sander, a professor of law at UCLA, to campus on April 3 to discuss his criticisms of affirmative action.  Sander’s talk, entitled “Mismatch: Does Affirmative Action Hurt More Than It Helps?” will discuss his “mismatch theory,” which contends...

Swipe System Saves College Dining More than $300K

Swipe System Saves College Dining More than $300K

By WILL DIGRAVIO and ELAINE VELIE

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

The implementation of a swipe system in all three of the college’s dining halls has resulted in more than $300, 000 in savings since last September, according to David Provost, the college’s treasurer. That figure, comprised of savings through February of this year, includes $100,000 in revenue...

Tennis Courts Behind Atwater to Be Demolished

By CAROLINE KAPP

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Starting in early to mid-June, the tennis courts behind Atwater dining hall will be bulldozed in order to create new parking in E-lot. The new parking will replace the space lost due to construction of the temporary computer science building located behind Johnson Memorial Building. John McLeod, a...

Feminist Group Hosts Day of Action

By MAYA LONDON-SOUTHERN

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

A group of students and faculty met in Hillcrest for an Planned Parenthood Action Forum, hosted by Feminist Action at Middlebury (FAM) on March 8. The forum was led by Paige Feeser, who serves as the Vermont Public Affairs Organizer for Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and representative organizer...

Tips for Room Draw

By CAROLINE KAPP

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

In accordance with student and Student Government Association (SGA) feedback from last year, the housing process has been refined. In an interview with The Campus, dean for residential life Doug Adams explained the new process and gave advice for students as they navigate the various draws. Adams acknowledged...

News in Brief

By CAMPUS STAFF

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

SGA Passes Financial Aid Bill  The Off Campus Food Financial Aid Program (OFFAP) bill passed with senator Stephanie Andrews ’18 abstaining [14-0-1] in a Student Government Association (SGA) vote on Sunday. The OFFAP will cover the cost of food for students on financial aid while they are away f...

Middlebury College's only student-run newspaper.
News