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The Knoll has been growing produce to help fulfill the community’s emergency food needs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘More than just food’: Tracing the history of The Knoll from grassy hill to community haven

October 15, 2020
When the Knoll was founded by members of the class of ’04.5 they never imagined it would become an escape for students seeking peace during a pandemic.

Interdisciplinary panel continues climate conversation started by Klein

February 27, 2020

Exploring the role of education in a time of global uncertainty, an interdisciplinary panel and Q&A served as a follow-up to writer and climate activist Naomi Klein’s Feb.13 talk. Moderators Hannah...

Davis Family Library after the first snow of the winter as students began to review the Winter Term course offerings, unique classes that undergo a complicated approval process.

The annual creation of an unconventional J-Term catalog

January 23, 2020
“We want to bring in some variety relative to what is typically taught at Middlebury”: Each year’s often-unconventional J-Term courses must first undergo an extensive vetting process.

How we eat: Feeding 2,500 students

November 21, 2019
Ever wonder how much squash dining services orders at a time? We found out.
Tavern’s guiding theme has historically been community service, although some students seem to have a different perspective of the house.

Social houses still seeking identities, three decades later

November 14, 2019
The social house system was implemented in 1991 as a more-inclusive alternative to fraternities. The five social houses each have distinct missions, but some students and staff question the extent to which they have served their intended purpose.
Hussain was originally planning to make the journey when she was much older, until a change in her lifestyle began to shift Hussain’s conception of her own spirituality.

College chaplain completes third pilgrimage to Mecca

October 31, 2019
Three years ago, Saifa Hussain set out on a journey to connect more deeply to her faith. Now, at just 28 years old, she has fulfilled the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca three times.
Who's Behind Bigg-A-Bed?

Who’s Behind Bigg-A-Bed?

September 26, 2019
Many students are sick of sleeping in beds that are too small for them. Adam Wisco decided to do something about it.
Cows at Goodrich Farm in Salisbury, Vt., will provide 100 tons of manure daily for the anaerobic digester.

Energy 2028 update: College partners with Goodrich Farm on anaerobic digester project

September 19, 2019
Middlebury College, working in collaboration with local partners, broke ground on an anaerobic digester facility at the end of August. The project will provide the college with a new source of renewable energy.
Emily Bian ’21 has gone 11-10 in singles for the 2018-19 season.

Women’s Tennis Falls Short in NESCAC Championship

May 9, 2019

The Middlebury women’s tennis team battled to the very end this Sunday before falling to second-seeded Wesleyan 2-5 in the NESCAC Championship on the Proctor tennis courts. On Friday, the Panthers...

Maddi Stow ’20 (above) and her doubles partner, Christina Puccinelli ’19, beat their Amherst rivals 8-0 at the No. 3 spot.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Amherst and Skidmore

May 2, 2019

The Panthers wrapped up their regular season this past weekend as they picked up two victories against No. 6 Amherst (9-0) and No. 16 Skidmore (8-1). On Saturday, the Panthers blanked Amherst at home...

Student Campaign Assesses Food Waste

May 2, 2019
A new student-led initiative, sponsored by the SGA Environmental Affairs Committee, is trying to change that by assessing and publicizing data about quantities of food waste that students left behind in Proctor Dining Hall last week. From Monday through Friday, Middlebury dining staff weighed all uneaten food at the end of each lunch period and reported the results back to students Ryan Guttheil ’22 and Jiaqi Li ’22, the forces behind this year’s Weigh the Waste campaign.
Ann Martin Skelly ’21 prepares to receive a serve.

Women’s Tennis Victorious Over Maine Rivals

April 25, 2019

The No. 3 Middlebury women’s tennis team took a road trip north this past weekend, beating long-time rival No. 6 Bowdoin (8-2), before finishing off Bates 8-1 that same afternoon. With these wins...

Heather Boehm ’20, beloved sports editor, crushes it on home courts despite a windy weekend.

Women’s Tennis Concludes Undefeated NESCAC Home Weekend

April 18, 2019

It was another big weekend for the No. 3 ranked Middlebury women’s tennis team, as they eased past No. 8 Tufts (7-2) on Saturday and No. 9 Williams (7-2) on Sunday at home on the Proctor Tennis Courts. On...

Maddi Stow ’20 rushes to hit the ball during the weekend match against No. 6 Wesleyan.

Women’s Tennis Crushes Weekend, Beats No.1 Emory

April 11, 2019

The Middlebury women’s tennis team wrapped up one of the most monumental weekends in Panther history on Sunday, knocking off top ranked Emory (6-3) to hand them their first loss of the season. The...

Junior Skylar Schossberger dishes out a backhand in a doubles match.

Women’s Tennis Serves Up Heat Against Brandeis

March 21, 2019

The Middlebury women’s tennis team, now 2-0, continued their killer start to the season with a 9-0 sweep against No. 20 Brandeis (3-4) this past Saturday in the Nelson Recreation Center.  Once...

Caroline Bartlett ’19 skis in the last alpine race of her career. Bartlett placed 19th in the slalom event.

Skiing Ends Killer Season with 10th at NCAA Championships

March 14, 2019

The Middlebury alpine and nordic ski teams wrapped up a historic season this weekend at the 2019 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of Vermont, accompanied by crews of tailgating students...

Women’s Tennis Blanks Hamilton

March 14, 2019

The sixth-ranked Middlebury women’s tennis team proved they will be a force to reckon with this spring, opening up their spring season over the weekend with a 9-0 home victory over Hamilton on Saturday,...

Avery Ellis '21 skied to the fastest 15K in her career.

Ski Teams Pick Up Third At Sunday River

February 28, 2019

This past weekend, the Middlebury alpine and nordic ski teams returned to action for the first time since their historic carnival win on Feb. 16, finishing third out of fourteen teams at the EISA Championships...

Erik Arvidsson ’21 captured the giant slalom title at the Middlebury Carnival, while Caroline Bartlett ’19  picked up the fifth giant slalom win of her career, three of which were at Middlebury Carnivals.

Putting the “Win” in Winter Carnival

February 21, 2019

Not only did the alpine ski team return to campus Saturday evening with victories in both the slalom and giant slalom events, they took home an outright first place finish at their home carnival for...

Panthers Sit Pretty in Third at Dartmouth Carnival

February 14, 2019

The Middlebury alpine ski team traded the beach for the slopes this February break as they competed in their fourth carnival race of the season this past weekend at Dartmouth’s Winter Carnival.  With...

Panthers Prove Prowess at UNH Carnival

January 24, 2019

The Middlebury alpine ski team competed in its second carnival race of the season this past weekend at the University of New Hampshire, getting a taste of both heartbreak and sweet victory across the roster....

Alpine Ski Kicks Off Season at St. Lawrence Carnival

January 17, 2019

The men’s and women’s alpine ski teams took to the slopes at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, New York this past weekend to compete in their opening weekend of races at the St. Lawrence Carnival....

Emily Bian '21 returns a serve from her opponent at the Middlebury Invitational.

Women’s Tennis Ends Season Strong

October 25, 2018

Women’s tennis ended their fall season with a bang at their home invitational on the weekend of Oct. 13. Over the course of three days, Middlebury hosted the Brandeis and Williams women’s tennis...

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