Former Student Was Falsely Accused as Charles Murray Protester

Former Student Was Falsely Accused as Charles Murray Protester

By ETHAN BRADY

September 22, 2017


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Addis Fouche-Channer, who graduated last spring and was said to be at the protest, had to present comprehensive evidence to school officials in order to disprove a Public Safety officer’s verbal testimony to private investigators.

Admin Violated Promises on Handbook Revisions, Students Say

Admin Violated Promises on Handbook Revisions, Students Say

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

September 20, 2017


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After senior college officials announced changes to the college handbook earlier this month, several student leaders expressed disappointment that they were not involved in the process, citing earlier meetings with senior officials during which they were promised input. Kyle Wright ’19.5 and Trav...

College-Owned 51 Main Closes Its Doors

College-Owned 51 Main Closes Its Doors

By BRIDGET COLLITON

September 13, 2017


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After nine years of business, 51 Main has closed its doors for the last time as Middlebury welcomes The Rough Cut to the iconic space this fall. Ben Wells, a local restaurateur and former Middlebury College Men’s Rugby coach, will be leading this venture along with a small partnership group. “W...

College Dean to Step Down at Year’s End

College Dean to Step Down at Year’s End

By WILL DIGRAVIO

August 4, 2017


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Katy Smith Abbott will leave her post as dean of the college but remain at Middlebury as a professor. She did not say whether her resignation was related to the Charles Murray incident.

Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

Second Wave of Murray Protesters Face Discipline

By WILL DIGRAVIO

May 10, 2017


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The college put 19 students on probation for disrupting a lecture by Charles Murray, capping a tumultuous semester with a set of punishments that many criticize as either too harsh or too lenient.

Women’s Lacrosse Closes Conference Play with Colby Loss

Women’s Lacrosse Closes Conference Play with Colby Loss

By JAKE TURTEL

May 10, 2017


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The women’s lacrosse team just can’t get over the hump against Colby. The Panthers lost 10–9 in the Nescac semifinals despite having home-field advantage.

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

The Bi Hall Telescope: A Closer Look

By ASHER LANTZ

May 10, 2017


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The Champlain Valley is prime real estate for stargazing. The technician at the Mittelman Observatory explains why.

Inaugural Korean Cultural Show Dazzles Students

Inaugural Korean Cultural Show Dazzles Students

By Courtenay Roche, Contributing Writer

May 10, 2017


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At 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, the lights in Wilson Hall dimmed abruptly, leaving only the iridescent light of hundreds of glow sticks and a few phones waving wildly in the air above the crowd. So the much-anticipated inaugural Korean Culture Show, a night of passionate singing and dancing, opened to a f...

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

Vermonters ‘Green Up’ Their Communities

By AMELIA POLLARD

May 10, 2017


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An annual tradition begun in 1970 by the former governor has residents orchestrating a deep clean of public spaces in all 251 of Vermont’s towns.

‘Women of Troy’ Awakens Greek Tragedy

‘Women of Troy’ Awakens Greek Tragedy

By Bilal Khan, Senior Writer

May 10, 2017


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“Like the mother bird at her plundered nest,” Hecuba says. Grieving, suffering Hecuba. “Do you even remember, King of the gods, that we exist, while the very air explodes around us, and fire reduces our city to ashes and stone?”  Troy is to be burned. The most agonizing of Hecuba’s wai...

Judicial Hearings Begin as Faculty Challenge Process

Judicial Hearings Begin as Faculty Challenge Process

By Will DiGravio and Alex Newhouse

May 3, 2017


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The first official judicial hearing for students who participated in the March 2 protests against Dr. Charles Murray is scheduled to take place today, May 4, as of press time.  The hearing will examine the cases of at least 18 respondents — the official term for students who have been charged wit...

Vermont Women’s Fund Awards Grants to 14 Organizations

Vermont Women’s Fund Awards Grants to 14 Organizations

By Amelia Pollard, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


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This spring, the Vermont Women’s Fund, a program of the Vermont Community Foundation based in Middlebury, is awarding $124,000 in grant money to 14 organizations throughout the state. The funds will be used to teach financial literacy to girls from ages 12 to 25 and to help them develop jobs, skills...

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