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Surviving Midd Unplugged: One Student Goes Off the Internet for a Week

November 13, 2014

Last Sunday, I walked into the editorial office a few minutes before 5 p.m., as I’ve done most Sundays for the past two years, eager to discuss whatever it was we had decided to editorialize on that...

A Right to Privacy in the Internet Age

A Right to Privacy in the Internet Age

November 12, 2014

Last year, I wrote a column urging students and the public in general to pay more attention to the news surrounding the large trove of information Edward Snowden leaked to The Guardian. The leaks detailed...

Middlebury Parent Talks About Gravity Wave Discovery

April 16, 2014

Regardless of your scientific background, you’ve probably heard of the Big Bang. Approximately 13.7 billion years ago, all of the energy in the Universe was concentrated at a single point and then suddenly...

Students Read People’s History

March 19, 2014

The stories we tell ourselves about our own past are the result of hundreds of voices — both named and otherwise — coming together to paint a picture. Each voice has its own volume and each listener...

Students Honor Martin Luther King

January 22, 2014

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., four a cappella groups, students from the J-Term course Move2Change and the newly formed student group, the Oratory Society came together this past Monday to put...

Greg Naughton, Brian Chartrand and Rich Price of folk-trio the Sweet Remains. (Courtesy)

The Sweet Remains Plays Campus

January 16, 2014

On Thursday, Jan. 16 in Mead Chapel, The Sweet Remains — a folk-rock group led by Middlebury College alumni Rich Price ’99.5 and Greg Naughton ’90 — will perform in Mead Chapel. The concert in...

Cocoon Amazes, MothUP Plans Expansion

‘Cocoon’ Amazes, MothUP Plans Expansion

October 30, 2013

Two leather chairs and an array of lamps sat atop a faded, ornate rug on stage at the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts (MCA) Concert Hall. Concert Hall Technical Director Mark Christensen played...

The Reel Critic: Gravity

October 16, 2013

“How can you possibly tell a movie-length story about Sandra Bullock floating in space?” That was the response I most commonly heard after showing someone the trailer for “Gravity.” And the...

We Cannot Sacrifice Liberty for Security

September 25, 2013

By now, I would hope that the majority of students at Middlebury College have heard of the whistleblower Edward Snowden and know why he is currently stuck in legal limbo in Russia. Most people have probably...

Posing with traditional bluegrass instruments, Floodwood promises to bring a fresh and unique twist to the classic genre. The group will play Higher Ground this month. (Courtesy)

Floodwood to Wash Over Burlington Audiences

September 11, 2013

Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico are Buffalo-born musicians who, for over two decades, have been playing with one of the premier American jam bands, moe. — a group that sounds a bit like the Grateful Dead...

‘Syrup’ Spills Over Screen with Q&A

May 9, 2013

Last Sunday, the Middlebury Film Society hosted a screening of “Syrup,” an edgy comedy set in the cut-throat world of advertising, based off of the best-selling novel of the same name by Max Barry....

Middlebury Radio Theater of Thrills and Suspense actors perform student-written scripts in person at Atwater suite BCG.

Ecstatic Storytellers Tune In to Radio Drama

March 21, 2013

  “Ladies and gentleman of Radio Land, it is six o’ clock. The sun has set. Soon darkness will be all around. Yes it is six o’clock and evening has fallen, an evening of thrills and suspense.” For...

Sanders and Ellie Krause ’14 meticulously add another line to Wall Drawing #394.

Students Install LeWitt Print in Museum

February 28, 2013

On Feb 8, the Middlebury College Museum of Art opened their new exhibit, Linear Thinking. The exhibit features pieces by artists such as Matisse and Picasso, and its focus on starkly contrasting shapes,...

The Reel Critic: Mama

February 21, 2013

Horror tends to be a divisive genre of film; either you’re an adrenaline junky looking for the next great movie scare, or you can’t stand the thought of being subjected to an hour and a half of blood,...

Kristen Connolly ’02 and Alex Poe ’03 star in Poe’s feature-length film Ex-Girlfriends. Courtesy

The ‘Campus’ Interviews Director and Midd Alum, Alex Poe

February 13, 2013

Ex-Girlfriends is a cleverly written story about the perils of tiptoeing around the subtleties of dating as a 20-something in New York City. But do not take the film at face value. Alex Poe’s ’03 first...

Reel Critic: Holiday Movie Wrap-up

January 17, 2013

Quentin Tarantino has proven to be one of the more divisive directors in Hollywood. Three of his films have received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture, one of his films, Pulp Fiction,...

Michael, Noah Berman, and Vera, Isabel Shill, interact with Vanek, Adam Milano. (Campus/Gregory Woolston)

Vanek Trilogy Asks Powerful Questions

December 5, 2012

From Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, The Vanek Trilogy, a collection of three, interconnected one-act plays, ran in the Hepburn Zoo. The performance was directed by Paula Bogutyn ’13.5, whose direction counted...

Choirs Enchant Mead Chapel

November 14, 2012

This past weekend, the Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium performed Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem at three locations around Vermont, including a Thursday night performance in Mead Chapel. The Consortium...

Science Departments Seek Three New Faculty

November 7, 2012

Both the neuroscience and biology departments are looking to add faculty members to start in the fall of 2013. The two departments are working together to find a single candidate to fill positions in both...

SGA Update

October 31, 2012

In response to the Dalai Lama Welcoming Committee’s (DLWC) email, in which students sent out a mock press release to hundreds of students, faculty and staff claiming the College decided to divest from...

SGA Update

October 10, 2012

The Sept. 30 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) opened with a discussion led by President of the SGA Charlie Arnowitz ’13 on his proposed reformation of the SGA by-laws. Discussion and...

Dramatic Performance Partners Art and Science

October 3, 2012

The scenes read in “The Incredible Dramatic Life of Science and Mathematics” opened windows of collaboration between theatre and mathematics, illustrating a relatively new tradition that has captivated...

SGA Update

September 26, 2012

The Student Government Association (SGA) held their first full meeting of the academic year on Sept. 23. SGA meetings are held in the Crest Room of the McCullough Student Center and are open to the student...

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