Strong 2nd Half Sparks a W for Men’s Lax

Strong 2nd Half Sparks a W for Men’s Lax

By Colby Morris

April 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Sports

After a tough stretch a few weeks ago and some encouraging steps towards success two weekends ago, the Middlebury Men’s lacrosse team finally put it all together this past week. Last week featured two marquee matchups for the team as they took on an athletic Springfield team at home to kick off a three-game...

The Case for Makerspace

By Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What makes an idea powerful? A good idea is not implicitly powerful; an idea is made powerful by being shared. Over the past few months, a friend and I have built a laser sensor system that tracks and updates how crowded the dining halls are, so students can make more informed decisions about how...

The College and The Campus

By Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Katrina Drury, the first-year responsible for last week’s opinion piece “It’s Not Fair,” shows no remorse. Like her prior writings, Drury openly attacks Black and Brown people here in The Campus, the widest read medium for college voices past and present. At best, the op-ed’s social outloo...

Equity Before Equality

By Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This column is written by white students and for white students. Each week, we will discuss topics or themes regarding race and, more specifically, the role of whiteness in race relations. If you would like to reach out to us personally to continue these conversations, please feel free to do so. “Equity is giv...

Racism Doesn’t Exist

By Guest Contributor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I’m only human, but I think it’s long past time for me to shrug off the pitiful garments of my victimhood and take a stand, and as a person with Black heritage, I believe that I am an authority in my community and can thus speak for all of us. I mean, all Black people are basically the same, and...

Reframing the Conversation

By Claire Abbadi

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Undoubtedly, the last few weeks have been shaped by campus wide discourse surrounding race, power, language and freedom of speech. We at The Campus have engaged in personal reflection both about our role as a microphone for student voices and on how Middlebury can become more inclusive. We take this con...

Vermont Senate Unanimously Approves Energy Act

Vermont Senate Unanimously Approves Energy Act

By Ethan Peterson-New

March 23, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

On Friday, March 11, a Vermont Senate energy committee approved the Energy Development Improvement Act, which will implement siting procedures for renewable energy, offering subsidies to developers and more involvement from local communities. The act was approved unanimously by a 5-0 vote, and now...

Porter Hospital CEO Resigns Amidst Budget Crisis

By Harry Cramer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

On Friday, March 18, Lynn Boggs resigned from her position as CEO of Porter Hospital in Middlebury. After just eight months on the job, Boggs will be replaced by Fred Kniffin, whom the board of directors has chosen to serve as Acting President and CEO. “Thank you for the opportunity to serve as...

Speaker on New Drug Discovery Methods

By Toby Aicher

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Academics, Showcase

Rockefeller University Professor of Chemical Biology Sean Brady gave a talk last Friday, March 18 titled “Watch Your Step: There’s New Chemistry Everywhere.” Brady uses a genetic sequencing approach to search for new antimicrobial compounds in previously uncharacterized bacteria in soil samples....

Booking It: Song of Achilles

By Gabrielle Owens

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Academics, Showcase

Achilles. One of the most famous heroes in all mythology. He’s a hero of Homer’s Iliad, and he’s one of the most instantly recognizable names from Greek mythology. His fabled “Achilles heel” remains a colloquial expression for a weak spot to this day. His strength and invulnerability are th...

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