Women’s Lacrosse Clinches Seventh National Championship Title

Women’s Lacrosse Clinches Seventh National Championship Title

By BENJY RENTON

May 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Ashland, Virginia — While the 90-degree weather proved to be hot, the Panthers were even hotter, as the third-ranked Middlebury women’s lacrosse team defeated the seventh-ranked Salisbury Sea Gulls 14-9 in the NCAA Division III championship. This is the team’s seventh national championship title in program history and firs...

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship

Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship

By BENJY RENTON

May 25, 2019


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Under a sunny sky and 80-degree temperatures in Ashland, Virginia, the third-ranked Middlebury women’s lacrosse team defeated the eighth-ranked Wesleyan Cardinals 16-8 in the NCAA Division III semifinals. The win extended the Panthers’ winning streak to 21, the longest in the nation, and earns them a spot in t...

Workforce Planning Enters Final Stage

Workforce Planning Enters Final Stage

By MIYO MCGINN

May 9, 2019


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This week, Middlebury is entering the final stage of its yearling effort to shrink staff costs through buyouts. Employees give the process mixed reviews.

College Struggles to Meet Surging Demand for Mental Health Support

College Struggles to Meet Surging Demand for Mental Health Support

By JAMES FINN

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

Many students struggle with mental health during their time at college. At Middlebury, receiving mental health support can be an obstacle in itself. Over the course of a three-month investigation by The Campus, students voiced frustrations with aspects of the college’s mental health services, ranging...

SGA Senators Threaten Mass Resignation If Administration Doesn’t Meet Demands

SGA Senators Threaten Mass Resignation If Administration Doesn’t Meet Demands

By WILL DIGRAVIO and SABINE POUX

April 23, 2019


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At least nine Student Government Association senators have threatened to resign en masse if college officials do not meet a list of 13 demands, a decision that would effectively dissolve the elected body for the remainder of the academic year. The demands were outlined in a letter emailed Tuesday morning to...

Legutko Still Speaks to Politics Class After Administration Cancels Public Lecture

Legutko Still Speaks to Politics Class After Administration Cancels Public Lecture

By RILEY BOARD, CAROLINE KAPP, SABINE POUX, and JAMES FINN

April 17, 2019


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Despite the cancellation of his public lecture earlier today amid what college administrators described as “safety concerns,” the right-wing Polish politician Ryszard Legutko still spoke on campus this afternoon to a private classroom audience. A peaceful protest originally scheduled to take place outside of t...

College Braces for Right-Wing Speaker Accused of Homophobia

College Braces for Right-Wing Speaker Accused of Homophobia

By RILEY BOARD

April 16, 2019


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UPDATE — Wednesday, April 17: The college has canceled Legutko's lecture, citing security risks. Professor Keegan Callanan said he has already invited Legutko to speak again on campus next year. Click here for full coverage. —— Tuesday, April 16 An upcoming lecture by a far-right scholar an...

Chemistry Test Question Invokes Nazi Gas Chambers; Controversy Ensues After Satirical Newspaper Makes it Public

Chemistry Test Question Invokes Nazi Gas Chambers; Controversy Ensues After Satirical Newspaper Makes it Public

By SARAH ASCH

April 11, 2019


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A question asking students to calculate "a lethal dose" of the gas used by Nazis during the Holocaust was brought to public attention last Friday.

Throwback Thursday: the Archive Issue

Throwback Thursday: the Archive Issue

By THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

We have no new content this week—instead, we dove into the archives, and are reprinting some of the best stories we found in decades-old editions of The Campus.

Two Years After Murray, Students Reflect on the Disciplinary Process

Two Years After Murray, Students Reflect on the Disciplinary Process

By SARAH ASCH

March 21, 2019


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Two years ago, students protested and shut down a lecture by Charles Murray, a controversial sociologist whose attempts to link race with intelligence have led many to consider his work racist. The day after the March 2 protest, President Laurie Patton sent an all-school email expressing her disappointment.  ...

1,700 Pounds of Dining Dishes Go Unreturned

1,700 Pounds of Dining Dishes Go Unreturned

By SARAH ASCH

February 21, 2019


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Students leave dining hall dishes scattered across campus or throw them away, posing a challenge for college workers.

Middlebury Moves to Divest as Part of New Energy2028 Plan

Middlebury Moves to Divest as Part of New Energy2028 Plan

By SABINE POUX and JAMES FINN

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Middlebury Board of Trustees unanimously voted to divest last weekend, the culmination of a more than six-year effort by student-activists to rid the institution's endowment of investments in fossil fuels. Divestment is one of four components of the institution’s new 10-year Energy2028 plan,...

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