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Admissions will try out test-optional policy

The college announced on April 8 that it would adopt a test-optional admissions policy for the next three years.

By CAROLINE KAPP

April 30, 2020

Under the test-optional policy, students may choose not to submit any test scores as part of their application for admission.

Why don’t more women run for office at Middlebury?

The Campus asked SGA class representatives Mariana Tahiri ’22 (left) and Khasai Makhulo ’23 (right) to show off their personalities.

By ABIGAIL CHANG

April 30, 2020

Among the 13 candidates on this year’s Student Government Association (SGA) election ballot, only two were female-identifying.

Turner House, Homer Harris revoked from rising juniors

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

April 30, 2020

In response to anger from the rising senior class, Turner House and Homer Harris House are no longer available as superblocks for rising juniors.

New committee folds faculty, staff, student into budgetary process

By SABINE POUX

April 30, 2020

A committee that the college convened this winter to democratize financial decision-making is now helping it work through coronavirus-related financial woes.

Light a candle for Will Nash ’20 today

Light a candle for Will Nash '20 today

By CAMPUS STAFF

April 29, 2020

Will had family and friends around the world who will be lighting a candle and remembering him today at 7:47 p.m. PDT, 10:47 p.m. EDT.

College Instagram campaign features sanctioned student protester, reviving Murray tensions

College Instagram campaign features sanctioned student protester, reviving Murray tensions

By JAMES FINN

April 26, 2020

The Instagram story, which was later deleted, featured a photo of Austin Kahn ’17.5 protesting Murray’s visit in Wilson Hall.

John Schurer ’21 wins SGA presidential election in landslide victory

John Schurer '21, elected SGA president. COURTESY PHOTO

By ABIGAIL CHANG

April 17, 2020

The student body elected John Schurer ’21 president of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the upcoming school year. Schurer won by a landslide, receiving 1,081 votes (77.27% of the 1,399 total votes cast). He ran against Arthur Martins ’22.5 and Myles Maxie ’22, who received 183 votes (13.08...

Faculty reject universal credit/no credit grading model, vote ‘yes’ on opt-in system

The new system was approved in a vote with 309 members of the faculty, even though initial decisions were made by a smaller ad hoc academic continuity group.

By RAIN JI

April 17, 2020

The new system, which puts forth an opt-in credit/no credit model, bears similarities to the current opt-in Pass/D/Fail system.

College expands on plans to house a larger volume of students 

With students expected to defer from studying abroad this fall, questions remain regarding housing.

By RILEY BOARD

April 16, 2020

The college is anticipating housing more students than usual on campus this fall, citing uncertainties about study abroad enrollment, not an anticipated greater class of first-year students.

Faculty member advocates Middlebury let go of Monterey institute

Middlebury formally acquired its Monterey institute in 2010 after a five-year affiliation agreement.

By RAIN JI

April 16, 2020

The institute's deficit has allegedly forced the college to cut down on health benefits and staff positions.

As world shuts down, sophomores rethink fall semesters abroad

Students perused brochures and chatted with college faculty at a study abroad fair last fall.

By RILEY BOARD

April 16, 2020

In a normal year, over half of Middlebury’s junior class studies abroad. Next year will likely be different.

Middlebury-led panel zooms in on Vermont’s climate future

70 users participated in a webinar for Vermont's branch of the

By NICOLE POLLACK

April 16, 2020

“What you do locally will change the future,” said Dr. Eban Goodstein, who launched the "Solve Climate by 2030" project last year.

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