Student Profile: Levi West

Student Profile: Levi West

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 3, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

  Seen a better artist than this? I don't think so! The Current interviews Levi West '15. Check back later this week for the full story. ...

Off to the Snowshoe Races

Off to the Snowshoe Races

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 3, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Despite sore lower backs and cramping calves, Middkids doned snowshoes to race up a 1200' vertical, 6.5-mile loop. The Pittsfield, Vt. Ultra Snowshoe Race included a 100-mile option (over a 36-hour period), in addition to options for a Snowshoe Marathon, a Snowshoe Half-Marathon and the single, 10K lo...

Mardi Gras in Burlington

Mardi Gras in Burlington

By Leah Pickett

March 3, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Sat., March 2, students had an opportunity to attend Burlington's very own Mardi Gras celebration as part of the 18th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras on Church Street. The event benefitted the Women's Rape Crisis Center of Chittenden County, and attendees were treated to an array of floats in the event's "...

Traditional vs. Modern Medicine

Traditional vs. Modern Medicine

By Charlotte Gardiner

March 1, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology, Kristin Bright, spoke about her current book project. Building upon her doctoral dissertation, which explored traditional medical methods in India, Bright's book investigates the growing strain between the practice of tradi...

Students Present J-Term Experiences with MIIS Programs

By Emily Singer

March 1, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

On Friday, March 1, the Robert A. Jones ’59 House hosted presentations and a Q&A follow-up with students who participated in J-Term courses associated with the Monterey Institute for International Studies (MIIS). After a decade-long relationship between the College and MIIS, and the more recent...

Liveblog: CCSRE Symposium’s Workshop on Refugees

By Leah Pickett

March 1, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

The Campus Current will be liveblogging the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity's workshop on novel writing, activism, and refugees. The event, facilitated by VT Refugee Resettlement Program Director Judy Scott, is part of the 2013 CCSRE 2013 Symposium, "No Place Like Home, Imagini...

Painting Lower Forest

Painting Lower Forest

By Maggie Cochrane

February 27, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3XqD3mWmeY&feature=youtu.be   A team of students has begun painting the walls of Forest Basement in order to make the space one where students can meet freely.  Students can come to the space any time to paint anywhere they want: the goal is to show stud...

Slam Poets Share Personal Tales

Slam Poets Share Personal Tales

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 25, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Dana Auditorium was alive on Friday, Feb. 22, as Buddy Meets the Strivers performed several poems. The poetry slam group, the Striver's Row, is comprised of Youth Poets from the North East. Members include Joshua Bennett, Alysia Harris and Miles Hodges, who each performed on Friday. Buddy Wakefield, a two...

Russian DJ Addresses Protest Climate

Russian DJ Addresses Protest Climate

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 25, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Artemy Troitsky, the first Russian DJ and the country’s foremost rock journalist, spoke to a crowd at the Robert A. Jones ’59 Conference Room on Monday, Feb. 25. He now teaches in the Journalism Department at Moscow State University and remains actively involved in the television and radio world....

Ready, Set, Go: 24-Hour Play Festival

Ready, Set, Go: 24-Hour Play Festival

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 24, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

All students were encouraged and invited to take part in Middlebury's 24-Hour Play Festival. Student directed, written, designed and performed, the cast and crew had 24 hours to create six different shows. Each person involved was asked to bring a costume, a set piece or a prop as "motivation for th...

Got Music?

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 24, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

On Friday, Feb. 22, Middlebury's own a Capella group, the Mamajamas, collaborated with the Dartmouth Dodecaphonics, the college's oldest co-ed a Capella group. Listen here for some highlights! Mamajamas - Bills Again Dodecaphonics - Dreaming with a Broken Heart Dodecaphonics - Boondocks Mamajamas - Take Me Home...

Independent Study Explores Bali Street Art

Independent Study Explores Bali Street Art

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 24, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

Tito Heiderer '14.5 traveled to Bali over the Winter Term to conduct research for his independent study. "I don't know if there is one thing in particular that I can point to that really sparked my interest [in going]," he said. Though once his sister moved to the Indonesian province, he "had"...

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