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Lucy Grindon

Lucy Grindon, Opinion Editor

Lucy Grindon ’19 is an opinion editor.

She has also served as a senior writer for News and Features.

Lucy studies history and Arabic. This fall and winter, she wrote her senior thesis on the role of British anti-slavery activists in promoting the growth of Egyptian cotton during the American Civil War, and the subsequent increase in Egyptian agricultural slavery.

During the summer of 2019, she worked as an editorial intern for Commonweal Magazine in New York, where she covered a protest against the Trump administration’s travel ban and family separation policies and reviewed the American premiere of a new play.

She has previously written articles for the International Rescue Committee and the Los Angeles Mayor’s office of immigrant affairs.

She loves board games, NBC comedies, and guacamole.

All content by Lucy Grindon
The MiddBooks website is organized by academic subject, with students having the ability to set prices.

Through Student Trading Service, Bookstore to Sell Books Again

May 9, 2019

As this semester comes to an end, the college bookstore has taken over MiddBooks, a book-trading website set up by students Pete Palumbo ’20 and Marty Williams ’20 at the beginning of this academic...

This year is a record-breaking one for the college mail center.

[Photo] Mail Center On Track to Beat Package Record

October 11, 2018

This year is a record-breaking one for the college mail center.

MiddBooks allows students to sell books to their peers at more affordable prices.

Students Combat High Prices By Launching Bookselling Website

September 27, 2018
A new bookselling platform, MiddBooks, was created to counter the increasing frustration that the college's new virtual bookseller has spurred.
The Young Americans for Freedom, a conservative student organization, led the 9/11 installation initiative on Monday.

Never Forget: College Democrats, Republicans and Young Americans for Freedom Plant Flags to Remember 9/11

September 13, 2018
Students plant flags to represent victims of 9/11 attacks.
A sketch depicts the prototype for a new building to house the Computer Science department.

Trustees Approve New Academic Building

November 8, 2017

Last week, the Middlebury board of trustees approved a $4.5 million budget for the construction of a temporary building on the south side of the parking lot behind Johnson Memorial Building. For twelve...

New and Improved  GrilleMe Service Decreases Wait, Increases Hours

New and Improved GrilleMe Service Decreases Wait, Increases Hours

September 20, 2017

The students behind GrilleMe, Middlebury’s late-night Grille delivery service, are reducing delivery wait time, establishing consistent year-long hours of operation and expanding their business to four...

Russian Journalist Warns Against Complacency

May 3, 2017

Last Wednesday, Russian television journalist Tikhon Dzyadko warned the Middlebury community about the similarities between Donald Trump’s behavior toward the American media and Vladimir Putin’s restriction...

Karen Miller Hired for Two Admin Roles

February 24, 2016

Karen L. Miller will join the College in April 2016 as the new Vice President for Human Resources and Risk. In her new position, Miller will act as a strategic leader for the Office of Human Resources...

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