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New outdoor options will include fire pits and an ice rink near McCullough Student Center.

New outdoor spaces and student events are in store this spring

By Charlie Keohane February 15, 2021
Facilities staff and the Student Activities Office have worked to increase outdoor social offerings for the spring semester, adding 25 new fire pits and collecting skis for students to use on the college golf course.
With so few students on campus this winter, many believe they are the only resident in their campus housing.

‘It feels like a ghost town’: 46 students remain on campus for J-Term

By Abigail Chang February 4, 2021
Though nearly all students left Middlebury in November, some were approved to live on campus this winter due to travel difficulties or the need to access campus resources.
The College and the Institute

The College and the Institute

By Riley Board and Jake Gaughan January 28, 2021
Since 2005, Middlebury College has been affiliated with its graduate school for international studies in California, a leader in anti-terrorism and nonproliferation studies and language teaching. But the road to integration between the institutions has been rocky, and concerns about MIIS’ financial situation and “fit” with the college persist among faculty and staff. This series explores the history of Middlebury and Monterey, and the nature of their relationship today.
Campus survey finds split opinions on the fall, widespread Covid-19 violations and mental health struggles

Campus survey finds split opinions on the fall, widespread Covid-19 violations and mental health struggles

By Hannah Bensen and Benjy Renton January 23, 2021

Although two-thirds of students said they did not regret their Fall 2020 enrollment decision, 76% of students said their mental health was worse during the fall semester than during a typical semester...

Giuliani delivers remarks at the 2020 Republican National Convention, warning of crime and lawlessness in American cities.

College revokes Giuliani’s honorary degree

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes January 12, 2021

Middlebury revoked Rudolph Giuliani’s 2005 honorary Doctor of Laws degree today in light of his role in fomenting the violent insurrection at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6. Giuliani, President...

MiddTeleHealth, an online health care system new to campus this semester, is one more place where trans students have to worry about being misgendered.

‘Frustrating and demoralizing’: Trans students struggle to have preferred names recognized on Middlebury’s online systems

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes and Olivia Mueller December 3, 2020
At Middlebury, trans students encounter challenges in trying to update the college’s online apparati to reflect their prefered names and pronouns.
In accordance with Gov. Phil Scott's executive order on Friday limiting in-person activities, the college restricted social gatherings to housemates as of 10 pm Saturday.

Campus returns to modified Phase One as Vermont Covid-19 cases surge

By Charlie Keohane November 19, 2020
The college adjusted Covid-19 protocol at the end of last week, confining students to campus quarantine on the evening of Nov. 13 and implementing a number of restrictions on social gatherings in line with new Vermont guidelines.
Student participants in the Wednesday rally, including group coordinators identified by green duct tape armbands, walked from McCullough lawn to the town green carrying banners and signs.

Middlebury residents, students mobilize in support of counting every vote

By Abigail Chang November 12, 2020
Students and residents of the town of Middlebury engaged in rallies on the three days following the Presidential election to advocate that every vote should be counted.
Live: Election Day 2020

Live: Election Day 2020

November 3, 2020
Today’s the day. Polls are open in Vermont until 7 p.m. tonight. Throughout the day, The Campus staff will be reporting on voting news, election events and results as the evening progresses. Check out last week’s Election Issue for our coverage on the races to watch.
Special Edition: Election Issue 2020

Special Edition: Election Issue 2020

October 29, 2020
We don’t have to tell you how important this election year is. Over the past months, we at The Campus have watched the Middlebury community dive headfirst into activism, organizing and getting out the vote — and we’ve been busy, too.
George Matthews Jr. sitting at the Middlebury carillion. He has been the man behind the bells for the past 35 years.

Behind the Mead Chapel bells, carillonneur George Matthew Jr. plays for passion and protest

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes October 22, 2020
George Matthew Jr. pursued his dream and has been playing the bells in the tower of Mead Chapel since 1985. He uses his platform to promote immigrant justice, racial equality and lift student morale.
Professor of Dance Christal Brown explains her role in leading the Task Force on Anti-racism for the next two years.

Administrators discuss commitments to anti-racism and equity during open meeting

By Lily Jones October 15, 2020
College administrators and the Student Government Association partnered to host an open meeting on Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Oct. 9.
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