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Bridget Colliton

Bridget Colliton, Local Editor

Bridget Colliton ’19 is a local news editor. Previously, she served as a staff news writer. 

Bridget is pursuing a degree in international politics and economics with a focus on the U.S.’s relationship with China. In the spring of 2018, she studied political science and history at Oxford University.

Bridget has previously worked for the Texas Democratic Party developing online training platforms for candidates and campaign volunteers and at various law firms in Texas.  

Bridget hopes to attend law school in 2019. 

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Addison Central Teens gather around their construction project.

Addison Central Teens Learn Boat Building

February 21, 2019

MIDDLEBURY - For many Middlebury families, February break often serves as a time to spend time with loved ones or enjoy winter sports. Rather than heading to the Snow Bowl or Sugar Bush, however, some...

No Whey Out: National Tariffs Affect VT Dairy Industry

October 4, 2018
Chinese Tariffs impact Vermont Dairy Industry.
Pups bask in the sun at Woofstock on September 15.

Dogs and Owners Parade through Middlebury at “Woofstock: A Walk for the Animals”

September 20, 2018
Dogs and owners alike thronged to the Middlebury Memorial Sports Center on Saturday, September 15.
John Hanselman of Vanguard Renewables speaks about the digester.

College Announces Food Waste Program

November 29, 2017

MIDDLEBURY — At a press conference on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Middlebury College’s Kirk Alumni Center, the college announced its partnership with Goodrich Family Farms of Salisbury, Vermont, Vanguard...

The new Edgewater Gallery in Stowe, Vt.

Edgewater Gallery Adds New Location

November 15, 2017

STOWE — On Friday, Dec. 8, the Edgewater Gallery will open a new location in Stowe, Vermont. This will be the fourth location for the franchise, which currently operates two locations in Middlebury,...

Half-Priced Lobby Is Gone, Replaced by Burger Thursdays

November 8, 2017

The Lobby restaurant will be ending its half-price Wednesday promotion starting this week. The promotion will be replaced with half-price burger Thursdays. Dickie Austin, director of operations of the...

Ethan Sonneborn, age 13, is running for governor of Vermont.

He’s 13 Years Old and Running for Governor

October 4, 2017

Ethan Sonneborn, an eighth grade student at Mount Abraham Union Middle School, announced this month his campaign for a spot in Vermont’s 2018 gubernatorial race. Sonneborn, a Democrat, aims to inspire...

Fran Brock protesting at a rally last fall during the first contract talks.

Teachers Ignite Strike in Burlington

September 27, 2017

After two years of contentious negotiations with the school board, the Burlington teachers’ union voted to go on strike on Sept. 7. This represents the first time a teachers’ strike has occurred in...

Gov. Phil Scott created a marijuana legalization study commission.

Scott Considers Marijuana Legalization

September 20, 2017

Vermont Governor Phil Scott (R) created a commission to study the legalization of marijuana in the state on Sept. 7 via executive order. This executive order comes only four months after Scott’s veto...

51 Main, the college-owned restaurant located on Main Street in the heart of downtown Middlebury, has closed permanently.

College-Owned 51 Main Closes Its Doors

September 14, 2017

After nine years of business, 51 Main has closed its doors for the last time as Middlebury welcomes The Rough Cut to the iconic space this fall. Ben Wells, a local restaurateur and former Middlebury College...

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Delivers Lecture

May 3, 2017

On April 26, Amy Goodman, broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author, delivered a keynote address to more than 200 audience members in Wilson Hall. Goodman’s visit...

Middlebury Community Observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 26, 2017

A ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah, took place on Sunday, April 23, in Mead Memorial Chapel. The College’s Charles P. Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life sponsored the...

Toth, Evelin Eszter

Watson Fellowship Announcement

Evelin Toth ’17 Awarded Watson Fellowship

April 20, 2017

Evelin Toth ‘17 was recently awarded the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. The Watson program, established in 1961, is a highly selective program that funds a year of international study for its...

Midd Rides App to Cut Wait Times

November 13, 2015

Over the last two semesters, the student organization Middle Endian, otherwise known as Middlebury’s Computer Science club, has been working to create a new mobile app for the Midd Rides program, the...

TEDxMiddlebury Student Speaker Chosen

October 14, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 8, 12 students competed for the opportunity to be the student speaker selection for next month’s TEDxMiddlebury conference. Gathering in Dana Auditorium, students had four minutes to...

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