Letter: Making Space for Counter Arguments

By CHARLES TILFORD

April 25, 2019

Canceling the Ryszard Legutko lecture at the last minute may have been prudent from a security perspective, but it again got us scorched in the national media.

Polish Alumnus: Legutko ‘a ruthless politician that contributed to Poland’s downfall’

By THOMAS GAWEL

April 25, 2019

When I first saw that Mr. Legutko was invited to speak on campus, my reaction was not outrage. It was, quite honestly, a mere surprise.

A Response to Thomas

By MICHAEL KRAUS

April 25, 2019

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your heartfelt and thoughtful letter. It’s always good to hear from you! I recall fondly your assistance in my research, as well as your excellent presentation to our class on Poland, explaining...

A Personal Statement

By NIA ROBINSON

April 23, 2019

Editor's Note: Nia Robinson '19 is president of the Middlebury College Student Government Association.  In a conversation I had a few weeks ago, we talked about how grateful we were for a mild year, compared to the previous ...

Thirteen Proposals for Community Healing

By THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION SENATE

April 23, 2019

Editor's Note: The below letter was sent to all college administrators this morning with all students cc'd. It has been reprinted here with permission.  To the administrators of Middlebury College, The Student Government Asso...

A Statement from the Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

April 19, 2019

These past two weeks, a number of incidents both inside and outside the classroom have made clear that we as a campus have a great deal of work to do in achieving our ideal of inclusivity. We have witnessed the trivialization...

Lessons Learned on Controversial Speakers

By THE MIDDLEBURY FACULTY CAUCUS FOR AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

April 19, 2019

As a learning institution, we believe Middlebury College should always look toward the educational possibilities of events and conversations. Two years after the fracturing of our campus around Charles Murray’s visit, what can...

Official Statement by Middlebury Student Organizers Regarding the Events of April 17, 2019

April 18, 2019

Editor's Note: The below statement represents the views of more than 50 student organizers. The Campus granted them anonymity due to the security concerns cited by the administration in their decision to cancel yesterday's lec...

A Tale of Two Worldviews

By ERIK BLEICH

April 18, 2019

For the second time in just over two years, a controversial visitor has divided our campus. As chair of the political science department, I have heard strong arguments both to retain and to rescind co-sponsorship of these types...

Mandatory Bias Training is Necessary but Insufficient; Hamilton Forum is Proof

By TRAVIS SANDERSON

April 18, 2019

The need for mandatory bias training has been ignored for years.

In Defense of Jeff Byers

By ELLIS GLICKMAN

April 18, 2019

A month ago, I took a chemistry test that asked me to calculate the lethal dose of hydrogen cyanide.

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