What If…

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The same police sirens blare out into the air. The same, yellow crime tape is placed around the scene, marking yet another tragedy in American society. The media picks up the same stories. But that is often where the similarities...

SGA Weekly: Show Your Appreciation

By JIN SOHN

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear MiddKids,  To begin, thank you to all who voted and participated in this year’s SGA Elections & Referendum. We had an outstanding turnout: 1,730 out of 2,532 students voted (that’s 68 percent, more than voter turn...

I Cover the Waterfront: On the Movies

By WILL DIGRAVIO

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

If I walk at a brisk pace and have the right song playing on Spotify, I can get there in eight minutes. I take one left, one right, and cross the street. I go there when I am stressed and in need of a break, when I want to temporarily...

An Outsider’s Take on Guns in America

By KAITLYN FRANCIS

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The liberty to own a gun takes away the liberty of so many others. So far in 2018 there have been 7 firearm attacks during school hours across the United States (CNN). Americans own 48 percent of civilian-owned guns worldwide...

Nia Robinson for SGA President

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Each year, The Campus endorses a candidates for Student Government Association president. This comes after a sit-down with candidates, in which each is allowed 15 minutes to present their platform and answer questions. Our subsequen...

Explain Simply: Don’t Simply Explain

By CAROLINE BARTLETT

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Liber: a Latin word that may refer to “book,” or to “liberty” and “freedom.” A liberal arts education is rooted in the idea that there is freedom in understanding. So, while many consider elite liberal arts colleges a ...

My Identity and Navigating Middlebury

By MADISON JEANPHILIPPE

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

***While these are my experiences and personal feelings, I would like to establish that these are not necessarily the feelings of the identities I represent. These are a result of the intersectionality of all of my identities, only ...

SGA Weekly: A Time of Changes

By JIN SOHN, SGA President

April 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Middkidds, With less than five weeks left, the SGA Cabinet and Senate are continuing to work hard on ongoing and new initiatives. Be sure to voice your thoughts by reaching out to your student class and commons representati...

A Chance to Work Together

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

April 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Last Friday, the SGA announced the creation of a new program called Middworks. “Middworks,” an email sent to all students explained, “is a new program created [...] to share information and experiences and to build a gre...

My Strength is My Strength

By LAUREN BOYD

April 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Growing up, I always wanted to be able to run long distances. I always wanted to be faster, more “in shape.” I thought my athleticism was defined by my ability to run, rather than how I competed in sports. I was led to believ...

‘School Safety’ That Actually Makes Everyone Safer

By EMMA BLISKA

April 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This Wednesday, Governor Phil Scott signed Senate Bill 55 into law. This landmark gun control legislation moved rapidly through the Vermont legislature following the shooting in Parkland, Fla. and a near-miss at Fair Haven Unio...

Middlebury College's only student-run newspaper.
Opinion