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Michael Borenstein

Michael Borenstein, Chief Photo Editor

Michael Borenstein ’19 is Chief Photo Editor.

He has been with the photos team since his freshman fall and has served as an editor since the Spring of 2016.

Michael is majoring in Economics with a minor in Computer Science and Classics. He completed a study abroad program last fall at University College London.

This past summer, Michael interned at Grant Thornton as a healthcare consultant, where he assisted in an IT modernization project for the largest public hospital in New Jersey. In the summer of 2017, he worked as an intern at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

In addition to his role with The Campus, Michael has served as a grader for the Computer Science Department and is currently working with friends to create Middlebury’s first Blockchain club.

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Counselors at Parton were able to hold Zoom counseling sessions with many students, and Parton-led support groups have seen a large increase in participation over the past several weeks.

[Photo] Students and counselors navigate challenges of tele-mental health care

May 14, 2020

Counselors at Parton were able to hold Zoom counseling sessions with many students, and Parton-led support groups have seen a large increase in participation over the past several weeks.

The 2019 baseball team led the all-time record for strikeouts, walks and stolen bases in a season.

[Photo] Middlebury’s athletic records that never were

April 30, 2020

The 2019 baseball team led the all-time record for strikeouts, walks and stolen bases in a season.

b.	Governor Phil Scott gave public support for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump at a press conference in late September. Last fall, an editor interviewed Scott about his then-candidacy for re-election.

[Photo] Phil Scott is first Republican governor to support Trump impeachment inquiry

October 10, 2019

b. Governor Phil Scott gave public support for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump at a press conference in late September. Last fall, an editor interviewed Scott about his then-candidacy for...

Isabel Chandler ’21 scans the field looking to pass the ball.

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October 10, 2019

Isabel Chandler ’21 scans the field looking to pass the ball.

Isabel Chandler ’21 scans the field looking to pass the ball.

[Photo] Last year’s champs stay hungry

September 12, 2019

Isabel Chandler ’21 scans the field looking to pass the ball.

Phin Choukas ’22 tied for ninth place in last year’s Nescacc Championship.

[Photo] Men’s golf ready to tee off

September 12, 2019

Phin Choukas ’22 tied for ninth place in last year’s Nescacc Championship.

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[Photo] Volleyball

September 11, 2019

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[Photo] Men’s Soccer

September 11, 2019

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[Photo] Women’s Soccer

September 11, 2019

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[Photo] Men’s Tennis

September 11, 2019

The Pitchfork Disney provocatively investigates our attraction to the grotesque.

[Photo] Pitchfork Disney Indulges in Grotesque

April 21, 2016

The Pitchfork Disney provocatively investigates our attraction to the grotesque.

“[We are] continuing to think about who the next generation of students is and what they might look like, and thinking about how the mission of the college will drive that conversation as we’re recruiting,” said Incoming Dean of Admissions Nicole Curvin.

[Photo] New Admissions Dean Curvin Outlines Her Goals

May 9, 2019

“[We are] continuing to think about who the next generation of students is and what they might look like, and thinking about how the mission of the college will drive that conversation as we’re recruiting,”...

Sam Valone ’20.5 competes in the Middlebury 7’s tournament on April 14.

[Photo] Women’s Rugby Takes NSCRO Nationals

May 9, 2019

Sam Valone ’20.5 competes in the Middlebury 7’s tournament on April 14.

The women’s soccer team celebrates after claiming the NCAA regional title last year.

[Photo] Allez les Bleus: Women’s Soccer Heads to France

May 9, 2019

The women’s soccer team celebrates after claiming the NCAA regional title last year.

After winning NESCACs, the men’s tennis team looks to defend their National Championship title.

[Photo] Men’s Tennis Flips the Script, Wins NESCAC Title at Home

May 9, 2019

After winning NESCACs, the men’s tennis team looks to defend their National Championship title.

Jane Earley ’22 won NESCAC Player of the Week after scoring five goals in the NESCAC Championship.

[Photo] Back-to-Back Champions: Women’s Lacrosse Takes the Conference

May 9, 2019

Jane Earley ’22 won NESCAC Player of the Week after scoring five goals in the NESCAC Championship.

The 2019 NESCAC Men’s Golf Championships came to the Ralph Myhre Golf Course on April 27-28. The Panthers, who finished third (439), shot nine above first-place Trinity (430). Junior Jeffrey Giguere tied for the fifth best individual performance, totaling 108 strokes by the end of the weekend.

[Photo] Men’s Golf Finishes Third at NESCAC Championships

May 2, 2019

The 2019 NESCAC Men’s Golf Championships came to the Ralph Myhre Golf Course on April 27-28. The Panthers, who finished third (439), shot nine above first-place Trinity (430). Junior Jeffrey Giguere...

Each of the five participants in a student panel in Dana Auditorium discussing the Legutko controversy was tied to the week’s events in some way.

[Photo] Student Panel Discusses Next Steps After Legutko Drama

May 2, 2019

Each of the five participants in a student panel in Dana Auditorium discussing the Legutko controversy was tied to the week’s events in some way.

Munroe Hall is home to the Sociology and Anthropology Department, which may soon split in two.

[Photo] SOAN Department Proposes Split Into Individual Sociology and Anthropology Departments

May 2, 2019

Munroe Hall is home to the Sociology and Anthropology Department, which may soon split in two.

The panel discussion in Dana Auditorium where students talked about

[Photo] Challenging Ideas, Listening Across Differences

April 26, 2019

The panel discussion in Dana Auditorium where students talked about "Moving Forward" after the Legutko controversy.

Varsha Vijayakumar ’20 (left); Roni Lezama ’22 (right)

[Photo] Vijayakumar Elected SGA President; Lezama Co-Chair

April 25, 2019

Varsha Vijayakumar ’20 (left); Roni Lezama ’22 (right)

Emily Moore ’21 has earned 32 runs and 35 hits in her career.

[Photo] Softball Comes Back from Split Weekend as They Look to Face Amherst Mammoths

April 25, 2019

Emily Moore ’21 has earned 32 runs and 35 hits in her career.

Brooks Carroll ’20 cools off with teammates after going 2-for-3  with a game-high of five RBIs.

[Photo] Baseball Blasts Dartmouth and Plattsburgh State

April 25, 2019

Brooks Carroll ’20 cools off with teammates after going 2-for-3 with a game-high of five RBIs.

Ann Martin Skelly ’21 prepares to receive a serve.

[Photo] Women’s Tennis Victorious Over Maine Rivals

April 25, 2019

Ann Martin Skelly ’21 prepares to receive a serve.

The Panthers rallied a close win against the Jumbos despite the pouring rain. Pictured above: Emma McDonagh ’19.

[Photo] Women’s Lacrosse Wins Tight Battle vs. No. 5 Tufts

April 25, 2019

The Panthers rallied a close win against the Jumbos despite the pouring rain. Pictured above: Emma McDonagh ’19.

At 43 plate appearances, Alec Ritch ’22 has hit a batting average of .302.

[Photo] Baseball Goes 1-2 for Weekend, Beats Dartmouth Tuesday

April 18, 2019

At 43 plate appearances, Alec Ritch ’22 has hit a batting average of .302.

Irene Margiotta ’19 has pitched 78 innings this year and has earned herself an 8-5 win-loss record.

[Photo] Softball Splits Wednesday’s Doubleheader, Sweeps Wesleyan Over the Weekend

April 18, 2019

Irene Margiotta ’19 has pitched 78 innings this year and has earned herself an 8-5 win-loss record.

Ann Martin Skelly ’21 sprints toward the net with determination.

[Photo] Women’s Tennis Concludes Undefeated NESCAC Home Weekend

April 18, 2019

Ann Martin Skelly ’21 sprints toward the net with determination.

The Hebrew House behind the Davis Family Library on Franklin Street.

[Photo] Hebrew Program to Lose its Only Professor in Fall

April 11, 2019

The Hebrew House behind the Davis Family Library on Franklin Street.

President Sarah Yang ’19.5 preps the grilled caesar salad in the kitchen.

[Photo] Behind the Scenes with Dolci

April 11, 2019

President Sarah Yang ’19.5 preps the grilled caesar salad in the kitchen.

The most admits from the class of 2023 hail from California, followed by New York and Massachusetts.

[Photo] Middlebury Admits Class of 2023, First Class Born in 21st Century

April 11, 2019

The most admits from the class of 2023 hail from California, followed by New York and Massachusetts.

Melanie Mandell ’20 has already hit two home runs and drove in 13 RBIs this season.

[Photo] Softball Can’t Get a Break

April 11, 2019

Melanie Mandell ’20 has already hit two home runs and drove in 13 RBIs this season.

Brooks Carroll ’20 slides into third base during the April 7 game against Plymouth State University.

[Photo] Baseball Goes Two for Three Over the Weekend

April 11, 2019

Brooks Carroll ’20 slides into third base during the April 7 game against Plymouth State University.

Hope Robertson ’22 scored her first Middlebury career goal against Colby on April 6.

[Photo] Women’s Lacrosse Continues Winning Streak, Defeating MIT 20-2

April 11, 2019

Hope Robertson ’22 scored her first Middlebury career goal against Colby on April 6.

The baseball team will play two double headers against Lawrence and Elmhurst over spring break.

[Photo] Baseball Wins Series Against Emory

March 21, 2019

The baseball team will play two double headers against Lawrence and Elmhurst over spring break.

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

[Photo] Women’s Tennis Serves Up Heat Against Brandeis

March 21, 2019

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

After a stinging loss against rival Wesleyan, the Panthers came back stronger to defeat Dickinson at the Mustang Classic.

[Photo] Men’s Lacrosse Nets a Win Against Nationally Ranked Dickinson

March 21, 2019

After a stinging loss against rival Wesleyan, the Panthers came back stronger to defeat Dickinson at the Mustang Classic.

President Laurie L. Patton said Trump’s proposal “raises many legal and policy questions and would be deeply problematic for the country’s 4,000 institutions of higher education.”

[Photo] Trump Threatens to Deny Funds from Colleges Not Upholding ‘Free Speech’

March 21, 2019

President Laurie L. Patton said Trump’s proposal “raises many legal and policy questions and would be deeply problematic for the country’s 4,000 institutions of higher education.”

Munroe Hall will be the first building renovated as part of the college’s 10-year Academic Space Master Plan.

[Photo] Munroe Hall to Undergo Long-Awaited Renovations

March 14, 2019

Munroe Hall will be the first building renovated as part of the college’s 10-year Academic Space Master Plan.

Griffin Kornaker ’21 finishes a layup in a game against Tufts.

[Photo] Men’s Basketball Falls to Nichols in NCAA Tournament

March 7, 2019

Griffin Kornaker ’21 finishes a layup in a game against Tufts.

Attackman Danny Jacobs ’20 scored  19 goals during the Panthers’ 2018 campaign.

[Photo] Men’s Lacrosse Pounced by Bates

March 7, 2019

Attackman Danny Jacobs ’20 scored 19 goals during the Panthers’ 2018 campaign.

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