College Begins Discipline of Murray Protestors

College Begins Discipline of Murray Protestors

By Will DiGravio and Alex Newhouse

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The College has officially begun to discipline those who participated in the March 2 protests that prevented Dr. Charles Murray from delivering a scheduled lecture. According to an official statement released on April 17,  the College has identified “more than 70 individuals it believes may be subject to ...

Midd Masti’s ‘Baat-Cheet’ a Success

Midd Masti’s ‘Baat-Cheet’ a Success

By Bilal Khan, Senior Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Academics, Showcase

Let me paint you a picture. The canvas is blank. The colors are pink, purple, yellow and black. The artist is in a particularly gay mood and has about an hour to paint butterflies, roses and all things good and happy. It is the Midd Masti show, guys. Last Saturday on April 22, Wilson Hall was caugh...

Second Revival of Parker-Merrill Speech Competition Declares Winner

Second Revival of Parker-Merrill Speech Competition Declares Winner

By Kate Cristitiello, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 20, Middlebury College’s initiative Oratory Now hosted the second revival of the Parker-Merrill Speech Competition. The event, originally established in 1825, took a 50-year hiatus before being reintroduced last year. This year, the competition’s topic was “What if instead…we try th...

Science Showcases at the Symposium

Science Showcases at the Symposium

By Sabina Haque, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Academics, Showcase

A friend of mine told me in confidence on Friday, “I’ve never seen so many people in McCardell Bicentennial Hall. It’s weird, seeing so many random people here.” Indeed, a larger than usual fraction of the Middlebury community was found inside the colossal slate building on Friday, April 21, munchi...

‘Freefall’ Explores Family Love & Strife

‘Freefall’ Explores Family Love & Strife

By Sabine Poux, Arts & Science Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Academics, Showcase

The Hepburn Zoo provides the perfect environment for a show about family. The audience’s proximity to the action unfolding onstage allows for complete immersion in the scene, verging on a sense of an intrusion into secret business. Even in the back row of the tiny theater, one is brought incredibly clos...

“Spelling Bee” Inspires Laughs and Tears

“Spelling Bee” Inspires Laughs and Tears

By Lior Selve

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Academics, Featured, Showcase

We have all been part of our own Putnam County Spelling Bee, though we may not have realized it until the weekend of April 13-15. We may not have spelled the words or participated in the mass hilarity of the show itself, but we certainly connected with the awkward, uncomfortable, spastic and ultimately...

Performing Arts SpotLight: African Music and Dance

Performing Arts SpotLight: African Music and Dance

By Qian (Audrey) Li

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Academics, Featured, Showcase

Stop hibernating, and pick up the rhythm of spring! The Middlebury African Music and Dance Ensemble, directed by Assistant Professor of Music Damascus Kafumbe, might just be the event to bring you out of your winter lethargy. On Wednsday, April 26 at 8 p.m., students from the African Music and Dance...

Evelin Toth ’17 Awarded Watson Fellowship

Evelin Toth ’17 Awarded Watson Fellowship

By Bridget Colliton

April 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

Evelin Toth ‘17 was recently awarded the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. The Watson program, established in 1961, is a highly selective program that funds a year of international study for its forty-nine fellows. An environmental studies major and French minor, Toth plans to use her Watson...

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...

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