News in Brief

By CAMPUS STAFF

March 21, 2018


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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...

Woman Accuses Donor Kevin Mahaney of Covering Up Rape

Woman Accuses Donor Kevin Mahaney of Covering Up Rape

By AMELIA POLLARD

March 14, 2018


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Update: Since the publication of this story, the plantiff withdrew her claims against Kevin Mahaney from the lawsuit. A prominent alumnus of Middlebury College has been tied to a sexual assault case in New York supreme court. In a civil lawsuit filed in January, Kevin Mahaney ’84, a major benefactor...

Allison Stanger Appearances Show Faculty Rift

Allison Stanger Appearances Show Faculty Rift

By SABINE POUX

March 14, 2018


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In the year since students protested a planned lecture by Charles Murray last March, political science professor Allison Stanger has emerged as a prominent public figure in the national debate over issues of speech and protest on college campuses. In the immediate wake of the protests, Stanger wrote multiple...

SGA at Odds Over Club Sports

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

March 14, 2018


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Peter Dykeman-Bermingham ’18.5, the Student Government Association treasurer and finance committee chair, presented a bill to the SGA on Sunday that would establish a fund to cover the cost of food expenses on trips by student organizations for students on financial aid. The bill’s formal introductio...

NEWS IN BRIEF

NEWS IN BRIEF

By BOCHU DING and CATHERINE POLLACK

March 14, 2018


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Ten O’Clock Ross Suspended The Student Government Association announced on Monday that 10 o’clock Ross would be suspended until April 2. The announcement also warned that the program would be suspended for the remainder of the semester and reevaluated for fall semester viability if issues persist, ...

Artists to Paint New Mural in Student Center

Artists to Paint New Mural in Student Center

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

March 8, 2018


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A mural will be painted on the walls of McCullough student center between the mail center and the entrance to Crossroads Cafe in April, according to people familiar with the project. Artists Will Kasso Condry, Isaias Crow, Daniel “POSE2” Hopkins and Marthalicia Matarrita will hold a weeklong arti...

Classroom Is Not the Public Sphere, Panel Says

Classroom Is Not the Public Sphere, Panel Says

By KENZO OKAZAKI

March 8, 2018


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Three professors from Harvard and New York universities held a discussion on Feb. 21 addressing the importance of debate on college campuses. The talk, called “Building a Robust Public Sphere,” is part of the “Critical Conversations” series, which was created in 2017 to discuss issues relatin...

Old Chapel Provides Update on ‘Common Agenda’

By BEN DOHAN

March 8, 2018


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The president’s office shared with students a list of committees and advisory groups formed under its “Common Agenda” with the Student Government Association. The document also included future plans for the semester. In an all-campus email on Feb. 23, President Laurie L. Patton and SGA Presiden...

Chaplain Laurie Jordan ’79 to Retire in June

Chaplain Laurie Jordan ’79 to Retire in June

By WILL DIGRAVIO

March 8, 2018


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College chaplain Laurel Macaulay Jordan ’79 will retire from her position at the end of this June, the college announced on Monday. Jordan, who goes by “Laurie,” first entered into her current role 22 years ago. She returned to the college after receiving her M.Div. from Notre Dame, and after wor...

Applicants Have Right to Protest, College Says

By ELAINE VELIE

February 28, 2018


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The Middlebury admissions office released a statement on Monday addressing applicants’ involvement in political protest. The college joined over 170 other schools, including nearly all of the NESCAC and the Ivy League, in releasing a statement on the subject. This trend is in response to nationwide high...

Event Opposing White Supremacy Packs Wilson Hall

Event Opposing White Supremacy Packs Wilson Hall

By BEN DOHAN

February 28, 2018


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Students and faculty gathered to discuss the implications of and ways to challenge white supremacy at a teach-in in Wilson Hall on Monday. Some people had to be turned away after all the seats were filled up, despite the last minute addition of an extra row of chairs. The discussion featured professors Tara Affo...

Applicant Pool Reaches Record High Despite Murray Controversy

Applicant Pool Reaches Record High Despite Murray Controversy

By BOCHU DING

February 28, 2018


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The admissions office reported in January that applicants to the college reached an all time high. With 9,230 total applications, Middlebury’s pool increased by 3.6 percent from the previous year and exceeds the previous 2013 record.  The announcement arrived shortly before the one year annivers...

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