The Words We Use

By Gregory Woolston

November 27, 2012


Filed under The Campus Current

Dean of the College Shirley M. Collado incorporated the above recorded discussion on "the words we use" in a recent posting on her blog, One Dean's View. She writes: Before Thanksgiving,  I wrote about the importance of actively engaging in meaningful, direct discussion. Then Anthony Perez came to ...

Liveblog: Shell’s Olav Ljosne Lecture

Liveblog: Shell’s Olav Ljosne Lecture

By Gregory Woolston

November 18, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Thursday, Nov. 15 Olav Ljosne, a senior manager at Shell, delivered a lecture entitled, "Meeting Future Energy Needs: Conflict and Cooperation", at the Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room. Mr. Ljosne now works in communications, but previously served as the Regional External Relations Director for ...

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

By Maggie Cochrane

November 18, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Saturday, Nov. 17 the Middlebury College Orchestra held their fall concert in the CFA performance space.  Conducted by Andrew Massey, the group's set list included works by Paul Dukas, Mozart, Ernest Chausson, and Otto Nicolai.  As Massey pointed out at the end of the concert, many members of the Orchestra are ...

Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012

Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012

By Gregory Woolston

November 18, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

In two separate performances on Saturday, Nov. 17 the International Student's Organization presented "Mosaic: ISO Cultural Show 2012" in the McCullough Social Space. The two-hour performance featured students offering elaborate scenes of music, dance and costume from around the world, with examples rang...

Swing and Sound Investment

Swing and Sound Investment

By Gregory Woolston

November 17, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Friday, Nov. 16 the Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble and the Swing Dance Club came together for an evening of music and dance in McCullough Social Space. The venue was full of participants, with a consistently full dance floor, as well as newcomers learning some quick steps in the lobby. In order to t...

The Middlebury Moth: Food

The Middlebury Moth: Food

By Leah Pickett

November 15, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Thursday, Nov. 15 storytellers took to the Gamut Room stage for The Middlebury Moth's food-themed story night. Performers were Dan Egol '13, Conor Luck '15, Jordan Collins '15.5, Janet Bering '13 and Professor of Theatre Alex Draper. Stories ranged from Egol's account of a night almost spent in jail in Cuba and Collins' sushi-themed sixteenth birthday party to Draper's experience as a ...

50 Years of Fly Fishing

By Leah Pickett

November 15, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Thursday, Nov. 15 the Fly Fishing Club invited journalist and fly fisher John Merwin of Dorset, VT to Middlebury for a lecture. Merwin is one of the world's most widely read angling journalists, and he works as fishing editor of Field and Stream Magazine. Merwin discussed the evolution of the sport and talked about...

Students Prepare for Shell Lecture

Students Prepare for Shell Lecture

By Gregory Woolston

November 15, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Divest for Our Future  prepared students for Thursday's lecture by Shell senior manager Olav Ljosne with signs featuring statistics and quotes about the company posted throughout campus, as well as representatives discussing the issue and distributing handouts near Proctor Dining Hall. The lecture will begin at 4:30 PM on Thursday in the...

Study Abroad Photography Contest

Study Abroad Photography Contest

By Gregory Woolston

November 15, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

Study abroad photography is currently on display in the Crossroads Cafe and on the Schools Abroad Facebook Page; voting is open on both Thursday and Friday from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Crossroads, or you can simply "like" your preferences on Facebook. The pictures are categorized by person, place, and thing, a...

Southern Society Dinner

Southern Society Dinner

By Leah Pickett

November 14, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Wednesday, Nov. 14 students gathered in Atwater Dining Hall for a dinner planned by the Middlebury Southern Society. The menu included fried chicken, fried okra, black eyed peas, collard greens, mashed potatoes, shrimps and grits, key lime pie, and biscuits. ...

D8 Performs in the Gifford Annex

D8 Performs in the Gifford Annex

By Gregory Woolston

November 13, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Sunday, Nov. 11 Dissipated Eight sang for a large crowd in the Gifford Annex. The College's oldest a cappella group performed a wide-ranging set, including Paul Simon's "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes", Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons", and Little Big Town's "Boondocks". Above, you can listen ...

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

By Maggie Cochrane

November 11, 2012


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Saturday, Nov. 10 Gallicantus made its North American debut in Mead Chapel.  Gallicantus is comprised of seven choral singers from England, and the group has traveled throughout Europe singing Renaissance music.  The program, entitled "The Word Unspoken," featured works composed by oppressed Catholi...

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