Community Council Discusses Bookstore Transition

By TINA BROOK

March 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This past week, the Community Council held a session with Mike Roy, the Dean of the Library. During that time, we discussed two recommendations that the council is currently working toward. The first recommendation is in regard to the...

In Support of Collaborative, Informal Art Displays

By MIKE PALLOZI

March 21, 2018

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I “joined” the Darkroom Club a little over two years ago, during the days when Michael O’Hara’s camera reigned supreme on campus and in The Campus, with the hopes of learning how to develop and print the black and wh...

The Kids Are Not Alright

By JULIAN GERSON

March 21, 2018

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We kids, the youth of America, those of us still figuring out who we are and what we want to do and whether or not we really do know anything after all, have more power than we could ever know. This is a realization I arrive...

SGA Should Offer Aid Over Club Sports

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

March 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Two recent SGA bills proposed changes to the way that existing SGA funding is distributed to student clubs. One bill, put into effect last weekend, altered an existing bill concerning management of club sports funding, removing a $1...

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

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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

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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

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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...

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