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College increases wages for some entry-level staff positions following calls for higher pay

College increases wages for some entry-level staff positions following calls for higher pay

By SABINE POUX

January 11, 2020

Many workers, like Facilities Service Floater Isaac Larocque, say the change indicates more broadly how the college treats its long-term employees. “Seniority doesn’t really mean anything,” he said. “How can somebody who’s been here 20 years, or 10 years, just be left in the dust?”

Middlebury visiting scholar disinvited from speaking at NATO conference

Middlebury visiting scholar disinvited from speaking at NATO conference

By RILEY BOARD

December 10, 2019

Stanley Sloan believes that his critiques of President Donald Trump over Twitter led to the cancellation of his talk.

Update: President Vijayakumar will not be impeached for winter term absence

Update: President Vijayakumar will not be impeached for winter term absence

By SARAH ASCH

December 8, 2019

Over 30 students attended Sunday's SGA meeting, at which the senate voted unanimously to approve Vijayakumar's interpretation of the constitution.

Senate to discuss impeachment of SGA President

Senate to discuss impeachment of SGA President

By SARAH ASCH

December 8, 2019

While the discussion hinges on the interpretation of a flawed constitution regarding the president’s presence over winter term, many worry that the force driving the debate is personal.

Students protest for higher staff wages

Students protest for higher staff wages

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

December 7, 2019

In response, the college reiterated its commitment to reviewing wages for positions in lowest pay bands. "It took student action to get the college to address it," said College Landscape Horticulturalist and Staff Council President Tim Parsons.

New protest policy incorporates student and faculty input

New protest policy incorporates student and faculty input

By NORA PEACHIN

December 5, 2019

After multiple drafts and much debate, the new policy went into effect on Nov. 21, 2019.

Field hockey captures third consecutive national championship title

Field hockey captures third consecutive national championship title

By BENJY RENTON

November 24, 2019

Snow fell on the turf throughout the morning, but the Middlebury field hockey team was not kept away as it captured its third consecutive national championship — its fourth in five years. This was the second-ranked Panthers' fifth NCAA Division III championship win, having previously captured the title in 1998, 2015, 2017 and 2018. ...

Adaptive bike manufacturer teams up with Middlebury Consulting Group

Adaptive bike manufacturer teams up with Middlebury Consulting Group

By ALVARO SAENZ

November 21, 2019

Middlebury Consulting Group (MCG) has teamed up with RAD-Innovations LLC, a Cornwall-based adaptive-bike manufacturer currently focused on producing a RaceRunning bike for differently-abled people. In RaceRunning, participants operate a pedal-free custom-built tricycle called the RaceRunner. The...

ISO show exhibits Middlebury’s global story

ISO show exhibits Middlebury’s global story

By NINA NG

November 21, 2019

The International Students' Organization show featured performances from student groups, showcasing talent from around the world.

Students protest human rights abuses in Palestine at lecture by former Israeli diplomat

Students protest human rights abuses in Palestine at lecture by former Israeli diplomat

By RAIN JI

November 21, 2019

About 25 students participated in a peaceful protest during a lecture by Israel's first Bedouin diplomat.

Students honor anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall

Students honor anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall

By SOPHIE HILAND

November 14, 2019

The German Department, along with other language departments, commemorated the event by constructing, then destructing, a replica of the wall.

Pre-season deer hunting event gives opportunity to young riflers

Pre-season deer hunting event gives opportunity to young riflers

By KAITLYN GIROUARD

November 14, 2019

From sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10, local Vermont youth took to the woods all across the state in hopes of a successful deer hunt. This Youth Deer Weekend is one of the three hunting weekends in Vermont geared toward younger generations of hunters. The event precedes the opening of rifle season...

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