Summer Internships Merit Credit

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

May 2, 2018

Filed under Featured, Opinion

For students, summer internships are a large source of stress. Undergraduate college students devote increasing amounts of time to procuring “impressive” internships or embarking on exciting opportunities. As this trend d...

The Abusive Nature of Financial Aid

By ANDREW SEBALD and TRAVIS WAYNE SANDERSON

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

CW: Domestic Abuse Andrew Sebald: I have one older half-sister, one younger sister, a mother and an abusive father. My mother is an alumna of Middlebury, which is what spurred my interest in Middlebury College. When I was 14...

Divides and Deliberation: A Report and Invitation

By JIN SOHN and SARAH STROUP

May 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Last spring, the Middlebury community became deeply divided over a campus visit by Charles Murray. We each felt these divides personally — Sarah Stroup is a member of the political science department, and Jin plays a leading role i...

More Students Should Be on the Board of Trustees

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On April 8, the SGA passed a bill requesting the addition of a second student constituent to the college board of overseers. This initiative arose in response to what the bill identifies as “limited and lacking student representation...

Making Generalizations

By JIMMY CONBOY

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Hi, I’m Jimmy. A straight, white male from a suburb of New Jersey. My profile is very well-represented at Middlebury, and you may feel that my a perspective like mine does not need more representation in our paper. When I...

Community Council Restructuring

By CHRISTINA BROOK

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Community Council is currently reflecting on the work that has been done throughout the year, and what the council would like to achieve before the end of the year. This has centered around the election cycle as we welcome...

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...

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