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...

What Does ‘Peaceful Protest’ Really Mean?

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

High school students across the United States have participated in organized protests against elected politicians who have not worked to enact gun control legislation in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hi...

The Mammies of Middlebury

By TREASURE BROOKS

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In the wake of Charles Murray’s visit last year, Middlebury students and faculty banded together to salvage race relations on campus. Concerted efforts were made by administrators and student-led cultural organizations to educate co...

You Are Not Alone

By IVEY NOOJIN

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

CW: Sexual assault Why is it so important for me to hear? Why do I need to be told that I am not the only survivor of sexual violence? Obviously I would not wish what happened to me on anyone. I still need those four words, ...

On Mental Health and Mass Shootings

By ELLIE EBERLEE, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Last Tuesday I couldn’t get out of bed. I’d woken up, as I do too often these days, under the suffocating and very real pressure of a panic attack. I stayed there, the back of my head fixed against my pillow, for the better part...

Gun Violence Is a Product of Social Illness, Not Mental Illness

By ELIZABETH ZHOU

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We’re all tired of talking about gun violence at this point, maybe because the shooting in Parkland, Florida a few weeks ago marked the sixth time that The Onion has published its morbidly titled article, ‘‘‘No Way To Pr...

In Defense of Our Hate Crime Laws

By KAI WIGGINS '16.5

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In a recent op-ed published in The Campus, Brendan Philbin cites First Amendment concerns in his opposition to our nation’s hate crime laws. He contends that “the very notion of charging people with hate crimes ... violate...

We Need to Confront Civil War Falsehoods

By JOEY LYONS

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The philosopher George Santayana stated, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” While that is true, the memory of the Civil War also shows that the misuse of history can be as damaging as the fail...

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