Response to “Moss Pushes False Narrative… Yet Again”

By MATTHEW WALKER

May 10, 2019


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I may be mistaken, as Alexander Khan's argument in his recent letter to The Middlebury Campus is not always easy to follow and on occasion descends into ad hominem attacks that are frankly below the level of what one should read in a newspaper, but it seems to me that what Khan is basically questioning ...

Bowdoin, Tufts and Colby Emerge as Most Common Overlaps

Bowdoin, Tufts and Colby Emerge as Most Common Overlaps

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

May 2, 2019


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Highly educated, environmentally conscious and athletic are some of the adjectives that students at Middlebury commonly use to describe their fellow peers. This data can be found at Unigo, a website for high school applicants to review college profiles, statistics and scholarships used by over 1.6 million students ...

Student Athletes Overrepresented in Economics, Psychology, Neuroscience

Student Athletes Overrepresented in Economics, Psychology, Neuroscience

By HANNAH BENSEN

May 2, 2019


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Campus lore suggests that varsity athletes at Middlebury are socially liberal, fiscally conservative economics majors. Some stereotypes surrounding varsity athletes are rooted in truth. Zeitgeist reveals, however, that the stereotypical image of a Middlebury athlete is not indicative of athletes as a...

Alone Together at Middlebury

Alone Together at Middlebury

By RILEY BOARD and NICOLE POLLACK

May 2, 2019


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More than 200 students answered the question: “What makes you feel othered at Middlebury?” Responses addressed socio-economic status, race and ethnicity, athletics, sexuality and other subjects, shedding light on the ways in which cultures and demographics at the college impact students’ sense of bel...

One in Eight Students Experienced Sexual Assault

One in Eight Students Experienced Sexual Assault

By HANNAH BENSEN

May 2, 2019


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Approximately one in six women has been a victim of sexual assault on Middlebury’s campus or during a Middlebury program, according to Zeitgeist survey results. In total, 12% of respondents have been sexually assaulted. The survey reveals that female students are nearly five times more likely to be the victim of sex...

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

By BOCHU DING

May 2, 2019


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We want to extend our gratitude to several individuals whose input, advice and help were critical in making this edition a success. Special thanks to Director of Assessment and Institutional Research Adela Langrock for providing crucial insight during the survey creation process and suggesting auxi...

Given the Choice, 80% of Students Would Choose Midd Again

Given the Choice, 80% of Students Would Choose Midd Again

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

May 2, 2019


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Zeitgeist results show that roughly 80 percent of students would enroll at Middlebury again if given the choice. On average, students of color are 15 percent less likely to express that sentiment than their peers. !function(e,t,s,i){var n="InfogramEmbeds",o=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],d=/^http:/.test(e.location)?"ht...

Economics Majors Are Indeed “Socially Liberal,” “Fiscally Conservative”

Economics Majors Are Indeed “Socially Liberal,” “Fiscally Conservative”

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

May 2, 2019


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  2020 ELECTION PREFERENCES: TRUMP It is no secret that President Trump is not particularly popular among Middlebury’s student body — the Zeitgeist poll shows that less than 3% of students approve of the way he’s handling office. On the other end, Trump’s campus disapproval rating hov...

Methodology

Methodology

By BOCHU DING and BENJY RENTON

May 2, 2019


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The Campus solicited input for the 2019 Zeitgeist survey via an all-student email sent by The Campus on March 11, 2019. After consolidating student, faculty, and administrative input, members of the Zeitgeist team generated 31 survey questions as well as 9 demographic indicators. The Campus dist...

One Third of Respondents Broke the Honor Code

One Third of Respondents Broke the Honor Code

By ZEKE HODKIN

May 2, 2019


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1,202 Respond to First-ever Zeitgeist Survey

1,202 Respond to First-ever Zeitgeist Survey

By ZEKE HODKIN

May 2, 2019


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The Campus’ inaugural Zeitgeist survey saw enthusiastic participation from the student body. 46.57% of actively-enrolled Middlebury College undergraduate students completed The Campus’ first-ever survey. !function(e,t,s,i){var n="InfogramEmbeds",o=e.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],d=/^http:/.test(e.location)?"ht...

Vast Majority of Students Prefer Relationships

Vast Majority of Students Prefer Relationships

By CAROLINE KAPP

May 2, 2019


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Movies, television shows and popular music frequently glorify hook-up culture, especially on college campuses. While Zeitgeist reveals that hook-up culture is a large part of college life for many Middlebury students, it is not what they prefer. When asked what campus cultures students participate...

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