You Are Not Welcome Here, Mr. O’Keefe

By ZEKE HODKIN

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

What you stand for is incendiary and malicious. I will not remain idle and watch you attempt to break apart this community for your warped propaganda.

Letter: Response to “Setting the Record Straight”

By ALLISON STANGER

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Re "Setting the Record Straight" (fourth page, Nov. 30) Allow me to be more precise, for the record. “The CHAIR OF THE Sociology/Anthropology Department sought to rally the community to censor the Political Science departm...

It Happens Everywhere

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We’re living in a powerful moment if you have been affected by gender-based violence or know someone who has — so, everybody. Since New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey first exposed film director Harvey Weinstei...

Setting the Record Straight

By SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In her October 26, 2017 testimony to a U.S. Senate committee about the Charles Murray talk at Middlebury College, Prof. Allison Stanger stated: “The Sociology/Anthropology Department sought to rally the community to censor the Political Science...

Community Forums, Racial Accusations and Mirroring the Enemy

By DAVID STOLL

November 29, 2017

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We’ve all heard about the Salem witch trials. If you go into the scholarship, it turns out there were no witches in Salem — only victims of sorcery accusations. If Salem’s problem with witchcraft did not include actual witche...

Don’t Be Fake

By NIA ROBINSON

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is Monday morning after a break and you can hear the echoes of people exchanging pleasantries from Cornwall. Why do we ask how people are or how the break was if we are not concerned enough to hear the answer? At the begin...

“Pregnant in Middlebury, VT:” Fake Abortion Clinics and the Right to Accurate Information

By TORIA ISQUITH

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the era of the Trump regime, the politically inclined are eager to fight for abortion rights and affordable, government subsidized healthcare. The battle-cry is clear: “I stand with Planned Parenthood” stickers are on ...

Beyond the Town Hall

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last Thursday, Nov. 9, hundreds of members of the Middlebury community gathered in Mead Chapel for a town hall meeting. The event was originally planned by Women of Color and the Black Student Union with support from SGA and was ...

Notes From the Desk: On Critique

By NIA ROBINSON

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There has not been room to talk about the importance of students’ roles in this issue with administration, so I’m going to make it. For context, this will stay aligned with Thursday’s town hall, but is applicable to other situ...

From the President’s Desk

By LAURIE PATTON

November 15, 2017

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In recent weeks there has been much discussion on our campus about Middlebury policies and processes prohibiting acts of discrimination and harassment, including those based on race. I write today to state clearly my position a...

Our Community in Context

By KYLE WRIGHT

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last spring, I was elected by the student body to co-chair Community Council. This is sometimes surprising to me given how few students know what Community Council is. I can’t help but also notice that Community Council is some...

I Cover the Waterfront: On Finding Bibles

By WILL DIGRAVIO

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In a class last week, I co-led a discussion on “Travesties,” Tom Stoppard’s play partly inspired by “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Being the studious student I am, I brought with me “The Collected Works of Osca...

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