Happy Valentine’s Day

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 14, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

Is physical contact necessary for love? Is seeing, touching sensing someone's intimate presence necessary to feel the strongest connection to another? Falling in Love Through the Phone tells the story of Elizabeth Pope, a woman who fell in love over the telephone line. It was created by Claire Smit...

One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

By Charlotte Gardiner

February 14, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Wednesday, Feb. 13 the Crossroads Café buzzed with activity. Students and faculty gathered in support of Eve Ensler's One Billion Rising Campaign, seeking to end violence against women. Ensler advocates for communities to join in "solidarity, joy, rage, recklessness, and happiness" to fight the ala...

Soccer’s New Player

Soccer’s New Player

By Owen Teach

February 11, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Middlebury men's soccer team "drafted" Dmitri Duval, a local 6 year-old from Crown Point, N.Y. suffering from juvenile dermatomyositis. After being diagnosed in August 2009, Dmitri took high doses of IV steroids, oral steroids and methotrexate (chemo medication), was discharged, and fo...

Blizzard Hits Campus

Blizzard Hits Campus

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 8, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

The College cancelled all athletic events and closed the Parton Center for Health and Wellness on Friday, Feb. 8 due to a winter storm that is expected to blanket the Northeast region in one to three feet of snow. Many students will face harsh weather conditions while traveling back to campus this weekend during th...

Congratulations 2012.5!

Congratulations 2012.5!

By Kathryn DeSutter

February 2, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

The class of 2012.5 celebrated the end of their time at Middlebury on Saturday, Feb. 2. After a morning service at Mead Memorial Chapel, students traveled to the Middlebury College Snow Bowl to ski down the mountain in their caps and gowns. Hanna Howell '12.5 filmed the ski-down for Middlebury Magazin...

Conservation Class Presentation

Conservation Class Presentation

By Kathryn DeSutter

January 28, 2013


Filed under The Campus Current

For any environmental studies or geography major who has been subject to the dreaded “cone of silence” of Middlebury’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course, it is hard to imagine a class revolving around GIS could be fun. Yet when you are no longer forbidden to talk to your classmates, but act...

The Campus Voice: McKibben

The Campus Voice: McKibben

By Gregory Woolston

January 28, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Saturday, Jan. 26 Schumann Distinguished Scholar and co-founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben sat down in the WRMC studio with News Editor Bronwyn Oatley to discuss divestment, the media, the relationship between money and happiness and using his own body as a tool for social experiments. This inter...

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

By Gregory Woolston

January 27, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Students took to the stage this past weekend in a production 0f Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's Into the Woods at the Town Hall Theater on South Pleasant Street in Middlebury. Into the Woods is a musical retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, following a vibrant cast of traditional folklore character...

Middlebrow at Dana Auditorium

Middlebrow at Dana Auditorium

By Maggie Cochrane

January 24, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

After Middlebrow was unable to perform back in December, the group presented the show "It's Us, Not You" on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in Dana Auditorium.  At the show, the group held up posters with their phone numbers and asked the audience to text them opening lines to skits, which they used throughout the show to inspire scenes about herring, hipsters,...

Liveblog: Panel on the Endowment

Liveblog: Panel on the Endowment

By Gregory Woolston

January 22, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Following Sunday evening's discussion on divestment by Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben, the Campus Current is back with another liveblog from McCullough Social Space, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tonight will feature a "wide-ranging panel [discussing] the ongoing debate over whether environm...

Let Freedom Sing!

Let Freedom Sing!

By Gregory Woolston

January 21, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Departments of Music, Theater and Dance organized the 15th annual "Let Freedom Sing!" celebration in Mead Memorial Chapel at 8:00 p.m. With light snow falling, many took part in the Candle Vigil and Peace Walk from the Davis Family Library to the Chape...

Liveblog: Midd Does the Math

Liveblog: Midd Does the Math

By Gregory Woolston

January 20, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

The Campus Current will be liveblogging "Midd Does the Math" beginning at 7:30 p.m. from Mead Memorial Chapel. The event, which is sponsored by Divest for Our Future, will feature Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben. Middlebury is the latest of many stops for McKibben, who traveled around the countr...

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