MEME Opens; ‘Middlebury Environment for Making Everything,’ That Is

By LEO MCELROY

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In three weeks, my chapter at Middlebury College will be closed — I’m graduating. But before I go I have some unfinished business to tidy up. For three years, I’ve tried to create a makerspace here. After hundreds of pages o...

Abuses at 10 O’Clock Ross Are Classist and Immature

By WILL KELLEY

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I get really annoyed every time 10 o’clock Ross gets cancelled. Not because I go to 10 o’clock Ross, but because every email with the subject line “10 o’clock Ross Suspended” reminds me that our campus is too immatur...

A Stripper’s Manifesto

By ISABELLA ALONZO

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Respect. R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Written on the chalkboards of kindergarten classrooms, in gymnasiums and in doctor’s offices. From a young age, we are told that the respect we give is the respect we get. As a young adult lady today, I...

Setting Things Straight

By DAVID RUBINSTEIN

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This op-ed is in response to The Campus’s story on Jonathan Rauch’s recent lecture at Middlebury, entitled “Why Free Speech is the Only Safe Space for Minorities.” The article focused on the Open Campus Initiative’s...

SGA Weekly: Lessons Learned

By JIN SOHN and ANNIE COWAN

May 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear MiddKids, To begin, thank you to all who helped out with Staff Appreciation Day! It was a huge hit and the staff greatly appreciated the dinner as well. This was the 2nd Annual Staff Appreciation Day, and we hope it wil...

Summer Internships Merit Credit

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

May 2, 2018

Filed under Featured, Opinion

For students, summer internships are a large source of stress. Undergraduate college students devote increasing amounts of time to procuring “impressive” internships or embarking on exciting opportunities. As this trend d...

The Abusive Nature of Financial Aid

By ANDREW SEBALD and TRAVIS WAYNE SANDERSON

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

CW: Domestic Abuse Andrew Sebald: I have one older half-sister, one younger sister, a mother and an abusive father. My mother is an alumna of Middlebury, which is what spurred my interest in Middlebury College. When I was 14...

Divides and Deliberation: A Report and Invitation

By JIN SOHN and SARAH STROUP

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Last spring, the Middlebury community became deeply divided over a campus visit by Charles Murray. We each felt these divides personally — Sarah Stroup is a member of the political science department, and Jin plays a leading role i...

More Students Should Be on the Board of Trustees

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On April 8, the SGA passed a bill requesting the addition of a second student constituent to the college board of overseers. This initiative arose in response to what the bill identifies as “limited and lacking student representation...

Making Generalizations

By JIMMY CONBOY

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Hi, I’m Jimmy. A straight, white male from a suburb of New Jersey. My profile is very well-represented at Middlebury, and you may feel that my a perspective like mine does not need more representation in our paper. When I...

Community Council Restructuring

By CHRISTINA BROOK

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Community Council is currently reflecting on the work that has been done throughout the year, and what the council would like to achieve before the end of the year. This has centered around the election cycle as we welcome...

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