College Disciplines Dunn

College Disciplines Dunn

By CATHERINE POLLACK

February 14, 2018


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Elizabeth Dunn ’18, who on Dec. 12 posted a list on Facebook accusing 36 current and former male students of sexual misconduct, has received official college discipline in the form of a letter in their file. Official college discipline is a permanent attachment to a student’s file and must be re...

Vermont Lawmakers Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

Vermont Lawmakers Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

By AMELIA POLLARD and ANDRES VELAZQUEZ

January 22, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

Following threats of a federal crackdown on marijuana, Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed recreational marijuana use into law today, making Vermont the first state to legalize marijuana through an elected body rather than through a ballot initiative or voter referendum. On Jan. 4, just hours after U.S. Attorney Ge...

Student Accuses Over 30 Men of Sexual Misconduct on Facebook

By ETHAN BRADY

December 23, 2017


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A list that appeared in dining halls and dorms accused 33 current or former students of an array of offenses, ranging from emotional manipulation to serial rape.

Before Leaving Administration, Katy Smith Abbott Looks Back

Before Leaving Administration, Katy Smith Abbott Looks Back

By NICK GARBER and ELIZABETH SAWYER

December 6, 2017


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Smith Abbott sat down with Elizabeth Sawyer and Nick Garber and discussed her work in the administration, the challenges she has faced, and why student life work has remained her central focus.

Cryptic Email Invites Community to Off-Campus Speech By James O’Keefe

Cryptic Email Invites Community to Off-Campus Speech By James O’Keefe

By Will DiGravio

November 28, 2017


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At half past three on Tuesday afternoon, the Middlebury community received a widespread email invitation to attend an event featuring a “renowned conservative activist” and hosted by The Preservation Society, a group whose origin and membership remain unclear. The event, which as of Tuesday evening is sc...

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

By THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS

November 14, 2017


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College president Laurie Patton sent a school wide email on Wed., Nov. 8, inviting students, faculty and staff, to a town hall the following day, Nov. 9. “It is clear to me and, I believe, to many of you, that the essential bond of trust and assumption of good intentions that should unite us is ...

Faculty Question Investigation and Diversity Practices

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

November 8, 2017


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College faculty met for over three hours in a plenary meeting on Nov. 3 in which they passed a motion declaring their commitment to promoting diversity and discussed the investigative procedures resulting from allegations of racial profiling  by Public Safety. Diversity Practices Motion The motion, formall...

Amor y Memoria: Celebrating the Life of Juana Gamero de Coca

Amor y Memoria:  Celebrating the Life of Juana Gamero de Coca

By SARAH ASCH

November 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, Features, Showcase

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, a group gathered inside Mead Chapel to celebrate the life of Juana Gamero de Coca, a Spanish professor, who passed away suddenly on Oct. 6. The room was full of photographs and colorful flowers that the attendees brought with them and placed in vases. Juana’s family and...

Activists Renew Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Activists Renew Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment

By BEN DOHAN

November 1, 2017


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As Middlebury’s board of trustees convened inside Old Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 19, members of the college community rallied outside to renew a years-long call for the college to divest from fossil fuels. The event, described as a teach-in, was organized by the student group Divest Middlebury. Sch...

Campus Is Vandalized, With College Labeled ‘Racist’

Campus Is Vandalized, With College Labeled ‘Racist’

By WILL DIGRAVIO

October 18, 2017


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The Middlebury community woke up to widespread vandalism last Saturday, Oct. 14, after an unknown individual(s) spray-painted condemnations of the college at eight locations on campus. One of the more notable examples occurred at Mead Chapel, where the word “racist” was spelled out across the s...

College Mourns Passing of Juana Gamero de Coca

College Mourns Passing of Juana Gamero de Coca

By WILL DIGRAVIO

October 11, 2017


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Juana Gamero de Coca, an associate professor of Spanish, died unexpectedly last Friday, Oct. 6. A native of Alburquerque (Badajoz), Spain, Gamero de Coca joined the Middlebury faculty in 2004. She was appointed to a tenure track position in 2006 and received tenure in 2012. She is survived by two da...

Students, Admin Confer at Forum

Students, Admin Confer at Forum

By NICK GARBER and DOMINICK TANOH

October 4, 2017


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Senior administrators held an open forum with students Tuesday evening, discussing the results of recent student surveys and fielding questions about institutional transparency and student life. Student attendance at the event was relatively sparse, with the number of students roughly equaling the ...

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