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Emma Patch

Emma Patch, Editor-at-Large

Emma Patch '19.5 is an Editor-at-Large.

She previously served as features editor.

Patch is majoring in Comparative Literature with French as her primary language and Russian as her secondary language. She will be writing her thesis on French Influence on Russian Literature this upcoming Winter and Spring term and plans to study abroad in Russia in the fall of 2019.

In the past she has worked as an English teacher both at a nonprofit organization in Stamford, CT and at an English language school in Barberà Del Vallès, Spain. In Spain, she was an English teaching assistant and French teaching assistant. In Connecticut she developed a program of hiring, training and managing volunteers for the English as a Second Language program for local immigrants.

Emma spent the summer of 2018 at Middlebury College working for the Center for Teaching, Learning and Research.

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Eric Masinter, Middlebury junior from Colorado, dies

July 12, 2019

Eric Masinter ’21 died by suicide last week. Eric took his life during a cross-country road trip returning to his home in Colorado from Middlebury, according to an all-school email from President Laurie...

Krista Tippett will give the commencement address at this year’s graduation ceremony. The “On Being” host was awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Barack Obama in 2014.

Public Radio Host to Speak at Graduation

April 11, 2019

Krista Tippett, creator and host of the national public radio program and podcast “On Being,” will deliver the college’s commencement address on Sunday, May 26.  On her show, she explores broad...

Panther Day: Midd in Two Forms

October 25, 2018

The first came in the form of Panther Day and a parade from the homecoming football game to the annual Harvest Festival, new college traditions aimed to bolster school spirit. The second came in the form...

A group of students and faculty performed an adaptation of Toni Morrisons Recitatif at the Clifford Symposium on Sept. 21.

Timely Symposium Explores “The Origin of Others”

September 27, 2018
This year's Clifford Symposium tackled questions of race and difference by centering on the works of Toni Morrison.
Students try out games at the game night last Friday in the Chateau.

GSFS Game Night Explores Feminist and Queer Theories

May 9, 2018

The Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies Department (GSFS) hosted the first ever themed game night last Friday in the Chateau Grand Salon. Students and faculty came together to explore feminist and queer...

Professor Provides Local and Global Context to #MeToo

February 28, 2018

“#MeToo, The Global Accents of Sexual Assault” attracted a large crowd this past Thursday afternoon in the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. Students of all years and many different disciplines gathered...

Brothers Ali and Atman Smith with co-founder Andy Gonzalez of the Holistic Life Foundation.

Holistic Life Foundation Visits, Celebrating MLK’s Commitment to Nonviolent Healing

January 17, 2018

While other colleges and universities close offices and cancel classes in honor of Martin Luther King Day, the college chose to host a series of events to commemorate his legacy, ultimately presenting...

Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

December 6, 2017

The Sixteen Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Sexual Violence began on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nov. 25, and will end on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10....

Student Launches Health and Beauty Business

November 8, 2017

Sarady Merghani ’19, a neuroscience major, is taking advantage of one of Middlebury’s many programs dedicated to fostering student creativity to start her own business combatting stress on campus....

Middlebury Women Leaders Club Leader Erin Van Gessel 17.5 and History Professor Amy Morsman.

Women Leaders Club Hosts Mentorship Luncheon

November 1, 2017

The Middlebury Women Leaders Club held its first Female Mentor Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 27, with Professor of History Amy Morsman. Erin Van Gessel ‘17.5, made opening remarks. Before coming to Middlebury,...

Girlhood Film Series Shows Personal Animated Shorts

Girlhood Film Series Shows Personal Animated Shorts

October 18, 2017

For the crowd of Middlebury students, faculty and guests who gathered in Axinn Center 232 last Tuesday afternoon, the world of animated film came to life through a film series called “Remember When:...

This American propoganda poster highlights the Red Scare and how it impacted college campuses.

Symposium Commemorates Soviet Culture, Bolshevik Centennial

September 27, 2017

This year’s Clifford Symposium, which took place from Sept. 21 to 23, centered on a topic of historical significance and, amid the turbulence of our present-day political landscape, renewed relevance....

Calling All Investigators

September 14, 2017

Welcome back to college. As the school year ramps up, we would like to share with you an upcoming project we are really excited about. One of our many goals this year is to write long-term, in-depth pieces...

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