Executive Pay and Why It Matters

By NOAH GRAHAM

March 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In case you don’t know me, I’m that guy at our financial meetings — the one who’s always asking questions (but not necessarily getting answers) about Middlebury’s executive pay. The data I’m talking about, the total...

Carbon Pricing: A Big Move For a Small State

By CATHERINE LAROCHE

March 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The fight against climate change is a test of human nature; it’s near-impossible to get people to do what is right for society when what is right is inconvenient. In order to make progress, we need to use financial incentives li...

In Support of Club Sports

By JOHN GOSSELIN

March 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I would like to respond to the op-ed published in The Campus this week concerning the club sports bill. This bill allowed students to create new club sports through a process involving the Student Organization Oversight Committ...

A Club Sports Endowment

By Peter Dykeman-Birmingham

March 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Every year, club sports cost the student body $122,000, in addition to informal member fees and alumni donations. In total, I estimate that the full enterprise costs closer to $170,000. Club sports require more than 10 percent o...

Calling All Queer People

By AMI FURGANG

March 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

(Writer’s note: I use the word “queer” to refer to anyone who is not straight and/or cis.)  To anyone who identifies as queer or questioning — if you are in the closet, out of the closet, or one foot out the door; if ...

Let’s Sell Books in the Apparel Store

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This September, the Middlebury College Bookstore announced that all textbook sales would take place online rather than through the on-campus bookstore. Beginning in the spring 2018 semester, textbooks were to become available for s...

Zainab — Pakistan’s ‘Aam’

By MIRAAL NASEER

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“I am a girl. I am seven years old. I live in Kasur. I love mangoes.” Zainab Amin, only seven years old, was kidnapped, raped and murdered in Kasur, Pakistan, on Jan. 4. Her body was found in a heap of trash five days ...

Community Council Recommendation

By TINA BROOKS

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Community Council has been working tirelessly on a number of recommendations that were presented during the tenure of former co-chair of Community Council Kyle Wright. In response to a number of events that occurred last year, th...

Middlebury Must Endorse Federal Carbon Pricing

By MENDEL BALJON

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This is the first in a series of three op-eds from the carbon pricing campaign at Middlebury. This week’s is focused on the federal level, next week’s is focused on carbon pricing in Vermont, and the last week’s endorses a ...

WGMFU: All About the Benjamins

By NIA ROBINSON

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

One of the lessons I learned from my childhood that I carried with me to Middlebury is to share what I have. Do I always follow it? No, sometimes there are only so many MiddCakes to go around. When I do share with people or foot...

Say ‘No’ on Club Sports

By PETER DYKEMAN-BERMINGHAM

March 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As a student, you paid $416 to the Student Government Association this year. Your money is used for things like putting tampons in restrooms, funding the 170 or so student organizations (including this newspaper and MCAB) and...

A Change to Features

By ETHAN BRADY

March 7, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion

I am writing to inform the readers of an important but positive change to The Campus. Beginning with the next issue, Features will no longer be a weekly section. This decision is not a reflection of the Features team’s work t...

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