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Lily Laesch

Lily Laesch, Opinion Editor

Lily Laesch ’23 is an opinions editor.

She previously served as a layout editor. Laesch is joint majoring in Geography and Political Science with a minor in History, focusing specifically on foreign policy, border relations, international migration flows, and immigration law.

Outside of the newsroom, Laesch plays on the women’s ultimate frisbee team, dances with RIDDIM World Dance Troupe, and leads outdoor orientation trips.

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Notes from the desk: The façade of higher education is crumbling

Notes from the desk: The façade of higher education is crumbling

October 15, 2020
This begs the question: what is Middlebury actually selling to us?

Leaked via social media, letter from four accused professors criticizes administration’s response to racism allegations

July 3, 2020

Update — July 3 AAUP chapter president Laurie Essig said in an email to The Campus that the AAUP would seek to support both Dr. Hernández-Romero and/or the accused professors if either went forward...

The Luso-Hispanic department, where Professor Marissel Hernández-Romero served as a visiting professor, is located in Warner Hall. In an email titled “Sent Without Permission: A Farewell from an Unwelcome Hire,” she describes allegations of racist behavior in her department and at the College.

‘Sent Without Permission: A Farewell from an Unwelcome Hire’: Departing visiting professor alleges incidents of racism

July 1, 2020

Marissel Hernández-Romero, departing visiting assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese, sent an email to the Middlebury community on Sunday evening describing in detail a series of alleged incidents...

News In Brief: CCI announces “Midd Gigs” program, SGA reveals donation-matching campaign

June 22, 2020

CCI announces new “Midd Gigs” program  The Center for Careers and Internships launched Midd Gigs, a new initiative empowering alumni to post short-term projects for Middlebury students and recent...

Notes from the desk: In favor of a less outrageous, more authentic online presence

May 7, 2020
"The human experience was never meant to be replicated digitally."
Dean of Students Baishakhi Taylor

Baishakhi Taylor, dean of students, to leave Middlebury

April 30, 2020
“I can’t even put into words how accessible she was to students,” said Roni Lezama '22 about Taylor.

Notes from the desk: Having a parent on the frontlines

April 2, 2020
"My mom stays at work for you, miles and hours away from her loved ones. Please, please stay at home for her."
Comic relief in the time of controversy

Comic relief in the time of controversy

February 20, 2020
“The growth [of the meme page] has just been crazy to the point where it has become a major source of information for students,” said page administrator Torre Davy '21.
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