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

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,...

Nobel Winner Murad Sheds Light on Yazidi Genocide in Talk

Nobel Winner Murad Sheds Light on Yazidi Genocide in Talk

By CAROLINE KAPP

February 14, 2019

When Nadia Murad was taken captive as a sex slave by ISIS in August 2014, she was 19 years old — the same age as many of the students who packed Wilson Hall to hear her speak on Tuesday night.

Bruni Gets Frank About College Life

Bruni Gets Frank About College Life

By NICOLE POLLACK

January 17, 2019

New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni spoke to a packed Wilson Hall about identity politics and the meaning of a liberal education last week.

New York Times Book Critic Dwight Garner ’88 Returns to Campus Wednesday

New York Times Book Critic Dwight Garner ’88 Returns to Campus Wednesday

By SARAH ASCH

January 15, 2019

Dwight Garner, a book critic at The New York Times, says the best part of his job is also the hardest: just keeping up. “There’s this fear of missing something,” he said, explaining that more than 20 books arrive at his apartment every day. His tries to keep as much on his radar as possible...

Two Years After Murray, College Drafts New Protest Policies

Two Years After Murray, College Drafts New Protest Policies

By CONNOR SLOAN

December 6, 2018

Proposed new policy disallows “civil disobedience” on all Middlebury campuses, adds a new provision regarding staff engagement with “expressive activity” and defines types of expression permitted and not permitted by the college. 

Wygmans Re-elected State’s Attorney After Two-Day Recount

Wygmans Re-elected  State’s Attorney After Two-Day Recount

By CAROLINE KAPP

November 29, 2018

A team of volunteers comes together to recount the ballots for Addison County's State Attorney.

160 Strong: the Rise of Computer Science at Middlebury

160 Strong: the Rise of Computer Science at Middlebury

By APRIL QIAN

November 29, 2018

Surging interest in Computer Science has caused the department to grow rapidly, and prompted the institution to begin remaking the campus to accommodate it.

Champions Again: Field Hockey Wins Fourth National Championship

Champions Again: Field Hockey Wins Fourth National Championship

By BENJY RENTON

November 18, 2018

The second-ranked Middlebury field hockey team swept fourth-ranked and NESCAC runner-up Tufts in a 2-0 win under the Spooky Nook Dome in Mannheim, Pennsylvania. This was the Panthers' fourth NCAA Division III championship win, having previously captured the title in 1998, 2015 and 2017. After defeating Rowan University 4-2 the...

One Year After Opening, The Rough Cut Announces Closure

One Year After Opening, The Rough Cut Announces Closure

By SADIE HOUSBERG

November 7, 2018

The local restaurant joins the crowd of other businesses, including Storm Cafe and The Lobby, that have closed this year.

Dems Hardy and Bray Win Big in Vermont Senate

Dems Hardy and Bray Win Big in Vermont Senate

By SARAH ASCH

November 7, 2018

Democrats swept local elections, securing among them the VT Senate seats.

Live: Election Night 2018

Live: Election Night 2018

November 6, 2018

Today's the day. Polls are open in Vermont until 7 p.m. tonight. Throughout the day, The Campus staff will be reporting from different spots around Addison County and Vermont 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: The Election Issue

Special Edition: The Election Issue

October 31, 2018

This is your one-stop page for all election-related articles. The Campus staff has spent the last two months tracking trends in local, state and national midterm election races.

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