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Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) shared his views about DACA on Monday.

Vermont Leaders Express Support For DACA

September 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the Justice Department announced that DACA, an Obama-era executive order also known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, would be terminated unless Congress could pass a bill...

In the Aftermath of Murray

March 9, 2017

Our campus is divided and wounded. Our story has been co-opted by the national media, and we have become an example of a larger narrative. Our path forward is unclear. I’m struggling to find clarity...

Pushing Through the Discomfort

December 10, 2015

I completely stand behind this week’s editorial. Cultural appropriation is real on this campus and the voices of those who have been offended need to be heard and validated. The editorial’s call for...

Sleep-Out Helps Combat Homelessness in Vermont

Sleep-Out Helps Combat Homelessness in Vermont

December 9, 2015

On Saturday, Dec. 5 the John Graham Shelter in Vergennes hosted its second annual sleep-out at the foot of Otter Creek Falls near Marbleworks. The fundraising event raised over $35,000, which surpassed...

Raising Money for the Hungry and the Homeless; Nationally and in Vermont

November 18, 2015

Nov. 14 through the 22 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. This national social movement is held every year on the week leading up to Thanksgiving in order to reflect on and raise awareness...

Dialogue to Create a Living Wage for All College Staff Begins

November 13, 2015

In their annual announcement of objectives for the year, the Community Council identified “installing a living wage for all workers campus-wide” as of primary importance for their faculty and staff...

According to Trojan Study, Vermont has Safest Sex

October 7, 2015

On September 15, the makers of Trojan Brand Condoms released its first annual State by State Safer Sex Index ranking. The study found Vermont to be the state with the best sexual health in the country. Trojan...

Edgewater Gallery Replaces Skihaus of Vt.

Edgewater Gallery Replaces Skihaus of Vt.

September 23, 2015

This past July, the Skihaus of Vermont located on 6 Merchants Row closed its doors. In its place, Edgewater on the Green Gallery and Otter Creek Kitchenware Electronics have opened. The Skihaus has...

Town and State Debate Bridge Reconstruction

Town and State Debate Bridge Reconstruction

September 17, 2015

Throughout July and August, Middlebury residents and state officials have debated whether to replace two state-owned rail bridges in downtown Middlebury. Originally built in 1850, the two bridges, which...

Lena Jacobs ’17.5 stands on the future Dream Bus parked near Cornwall Elementary/Lena Jacobs

The Dream Bus: Local Roots, Big Impact

May 6, 2015

In the coming weeks, the parking lot of Cornwall Elementary School will change dramatically. The vacant school bus currently parked at the school will transform from a typical school bus to a Dream Bus...

1 in 8700: Meet Peter Jensen

1 in 8700: Meet Peter Jensen

April 15, 2015

This June, Peter Jensen, the Foundations of Engineering and Architecture Instructor at the Hannaford Career Center, will be retiring. After working eight years in his current position at the center, and...

William F. Brooks, Jr., models a vintage raccoon coat. Courtesy William F Brooks Jr.

One in 8,700: William F. Brooks, Jr.

February 25, 2015

William F. Brooks, Jr., the Executive Director of the Henry Sheldon Museum, radiates passion for his work. Since he was appointed in 2012, Brooks has worked extensively to foster a cohesive relationship...

Legislature Reconsiders Vaccination Law

February 11, 2015

In light of a recent measles outbreak, which originated at Disneyland in December and has since grown to 102 cases in 14 states, the debate on child-vaccination laws in Vermont has been reignited. According...

Cursive Coffee Closes its Doors

Cursive Coffee Closes its Doors

January 21, 2015

On Wednesday, Jan. 14, Cursive Coffee posted on its Facebook page that it would be closing its doors as of Saturday, February 21. Located at 58 Main Street, this progressive espresso bar will shut down...

Midd Alum Uses Graphic Design to Leave Mark

Midd Alum Uses Graphic Design to Leave Mark

November 12, 2014

Ryan Brewster ’14 wanted to capture the true community-based ethos of Middlebury College. Seeking to highlight the pride associated with the College’s spirit, Brewster spent his last semester at Middlebury...

Darkroom Develops Nostalgia For Students

Darkroom Develops Nostalgia For Students

October 29, 2014

Middlebury College’s student-run darkroom lies tucked away in the basement of Forest Hall, proving that hidden amongst the drone of washing machines, Forest basement is also a place of creativity. Previously,...

Author's View from the Hilltop

Author’s View from the Hilltop

October 22, 2014

On Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, Asaaf Gavron, an Israeli author, came to speak about his recently published book The Hilltop. Considered one of the most accomplished young...

Humans of New York Inspires Midd Blog

October 1, 2014

Humans of New York (HONY) is not simply a blog on Tumblr or a Facebook page. With over 9.8 million followers and 6,000 posts as of August 2014, the blog has offered a worldwide audience a lens into the...

Peer Writing Tutors: Not a One-Way Street

Peer Writing Tutors: Not a One-Way Street

September 24, 2014

Within the Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTLR), the Writing Center is dedicated to helping students through every stage of the writing process. The Peer Writing Tutor Program is the workhorse...

Taylor Custer ’15 and Ben Bogin ’15 speak during the SGA electoral discussion held on April 23. (Courtesy/SGA)

Debate Outlines Future Goals

April 30, 2014

In anticipation of the Student Government Association (SGA) elections, a discussion was held on Wednesday, April 23, between Taylor Custer ’15, the candidate for SGA president, and Ben Bogin ’15 the...

The reporter questions speaker Abbey Willard about community-based food systems.
(Campus/ Michael O'Hara)

Real Food Speaker on Community

April 30, 2014

The desire to eat local, real food has become rooted in our food culture on campus. Defining real as local, fair, humane and ecologically sound, members of Eat Real set out to discover how much food in...

GlobeMed Hosts Dodgeball Fundraiser

March 19, 2014

On Saturday, March 15, GlobeMed at Middlebury held a dodgeball tournament to raise money for Gardens for Health International. GlobeMed is a national organization that has chapters at over 50 college...

The Meet and Greet: How Facebook Changed the Game

The Meet and Greet: How Facebook Changed the Game

March 12, 2014

Whether it was in the panini line at Proctor, in the midst of conquering a snow mound, or inaudibly over the loud base of Atwater, I have tried to approach every new face with an open mind and faith that...

Hangin’ Tough

Hangin’ Tough

February 26, 2014

If I were to try to describe it, I would root my answer in dichotomies: overwhelming yet exhilarating, unknown yet expected, intimidating yet motivating, and most importantly fearful yet rewarding. No,...

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