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Protocol delves into the discomfort of suicide and heartbreak.

[Photo] Protocol Finds Dark and Light in Suicide

December 3, 2014

Protocol delves into the discomfort of suicide and heartbreak.

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[Photo] True Blue

September 10, 2014

New Club Debatable Grapples with Question of Big Oil

New Club “Debatable” Grapples with Question of Big Oil

October 6, 2013

  On Saturday, October 5th, Middlebury's new club Debatable held its first debate in Crossroads Cafe.  The Debatable participants hashed out the pros and cons of Big Oil companies and kept the...

Activities Fair Fall 2013

Activities Fair Fall 2013

September 16, 2013

  After being postponed due to rain, the Activities Fair was held on Hepburn Road on Monday, September 16th.  Students from various clubs and organizations set up tables, offering students opportunities...

Andrew Delbanco - What College Was, Is, and Should Be

Andrew Delbanco – What College Was, Is, and Should Be

April 24, 2013

On Wednesday, April 24th, Andrew Delbanco of Columbia University gave a talk based on his book College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be.  Delbanco, Director of American Studies at Columbia, has published...

Undressing Cinderella: Behind the Scenes

“Undressing Cinderella”: Behind the Scenes

April 11, 2013

On Tuesday, April 9th, the Theatre department sponsored a lunch and discussion about Middlebury's inaugural New Play Festival.  Assistant Professor Andrew Smith '97.5 sent out a prompt to as many...

Behind the Scenes of the April Fools Edition

Behind the Scenes of the April Fools Edition

April 4, 2013

The Campus editors get serious about satire, discuss the history of the edition, and share some of their personal April Fools bests.  Enjoy this year's April Fools Issue!

Middlebrow Presents: Paddy OFurniture

Middlebrow Presents: Paddy O’Furniture

March 19, 2013

On Monday, March 18th, Middlebrow presented "Paddy O'Furniture" in the Abernethy Room.  The improv group entertained the watching crowd with scenes based solely around the suggestion "Horse Track."

The Middlebury Orchestra Performs

The Middlebury Orchestra Performs

March 17, 2013

On Friday, March 15th, the Middlebury College Orchestra held their first concert of the spring semester in the CFA Concert Hall.  The Concert included Bruce Jia '16 on alto saxophone leading the group...

Chili Fest 2013

Chili Fest 2013

March 11, 2013

On Saturday, March 9th, Middlebury hosted the fifth annual Vermont Chili Festival.  Main Street was crowded with stalls, people, and even pigs as visitors went through hundreds of cups of chili and...

March Fo[u]rth: Rallying for Divestment

March Fo[u]rth: Rallying for Divestment

March 7, 2013

On March 4th, students did indeed march fourth to Old Chapel in order to let the college know that students are still very much interested in the divestment of Midd's funds from fossil fuels.  The rally...

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay Visits Midd

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay Visits Midd

March 4, 2013

From ballet to Guitar Hero to One Direction, hypnotism can put the most normal people in the most abnormal situations.  Certified hypnotist Paul Ramsay demonstrated the tricks of his trade,  which...

Painting Lower Forest

Painting Lower Forest

February 27, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3XqD3mWmeY&feature=youtu.be   A team of students has begun painting the walls of Forest Basement in order to make the space one where students can meet freely....

MMCs Northern Lights Competition

MMC’s “Northern Lights” Competition

February 16, 2013

On Friday, Feb. 15 the Middlebury Mountain Club hosted its event "Northern Lights" on McCullough Lawn where pre-registered teams competed for a $100 gift certificate to Flatbread.  Events included the...

Highlights from the Endowment Panel

January 25, 2013

Although the panel on the endowment is now available in its entirety online, the Campus has compiled some highlights from last Tuesday's event in the video above. For additional coverage, please see...

Middlebrow at Dana Auditorium

Middlebrow at Dana Auditorium

January 24, 2013

After Middlebrow was unable to perform back in December, the group presented the show "It's Us, Not You" on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in Dana Auditorium.  At the show, the group held up posters with their...

Pain, Passion and Possibility

Pain, Passion and Possibility

January 19, 2013

In a keynote lecture entitled "Pain, Passion and Possibility: Building Community Through Difficult Subjects," Professor Trisha Rose of Brown University kicked off the College's first ever JusTalks on...

Doing It the Ugandan Way

Doing It the Ugandan Way

January 19, 2013

On Friday, Jan. 18 Samuel Bakkabulindi, a master drummer and dancer from Uganda, taught a workshop entitled "Doing It the Ugandan Way" to students, faculty and community members in the Mahaney Center...

Mosaics from the Underground

Mosaics from the Underground

December 1, 2012

On Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 students presented "Mosaics from the Underground," at the Dance Theater in the Mahany Center for the Arts. The performance was filled with modern and post-modern...

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

Middlebury Orchestra Fall Performance

November 18, 2012

On Saturday, Nov. 17 the Middlebury College Orchestra held their fall concert in the CFA performance space.  Conducted by Andrew Massey, the group's set list included works by Paul Dukas, Mozart, Ernest...

Thursday Night at the BCG

November 15, 2012

Following three successful Thursday evenings at the BCG, the Campus' Maggie Cochrane discussed the weekly event with Dan Lee '13, Will Gyory '13 and Nate Goldstone '13. The Atwater suite will host...

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

Gallicantus Performs in Mead Chapel

November 11, 2012

On Saturday, Nov. 10 Gallicantus made its North American debut in Mead Chapel.  Gallicantus is comprised of seven choral singers from England, and the group has traveled throughout Europe singing...

Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium

Vermont Collegiate Choral Consortium

November 9, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 8 five local choral groups joined together to sing at Mead Chapel. Each group performed a piece of their own before combining for Fauré's "Requiem" with a live Orchestra.  The Middlebury...

The Campus Interviews the Otter Nonsense Players

November 8, 2012

The Otter Nonsense Players recently released a second College Quickie on mtvU, following an initial posting to the site in early September. In addition to profiling the improvisational group, the Campus' Jess...

Students Discuss Divestment Options in General Assembly

November 2, 2012

On Friday, Oct. 26 the Dalai Lama Welcoming Committee led a general assembly in the Warner Hemicycle. The above video presents parts of this discussion, as well as interviews with various participants.

Ride, Roast, and Rock 2012

October 3, 2012

The Ride, Roast & Rock is the major annual fundraiser for Addison Central Teens (ACT), including a biking tour ranging from eight to 54 miles, a pig roast and live music from the Horse Traders at...

College Shorts

October 3, 2012

College Debt Increases to Record Numbers (Huffington Post) Nearly one out of five households in the U.S. suffers from student debt, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Student debt most severely...

Improv in McCullough

Improv in McCullough

September 23, 2012

Middlebury's oldest improv comedy group had the room roaring with laughter tonight as they created scenes on the spot. Acts involved a young lady's questionable bedroom habits, headset mishaps at Macy's,...

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