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A plea for international students

March 19, 2020
As the International Students’ Organization Executive Board, we are distressed about the impact the administration’s decision to evacuate campus.
Bowdoin, Tufts and Colby Emerge as Most Common Overlaps

Bowdoin, Tufts and Colby Emerge as Most Common Overlaps

May 2, 2019

Highly educated, environmentally conscious and athletic are some of the adjectives that students at Middlebury commonly use to describe their fellow peers. This data can be found at Unigo, a website for...

Given the Choice, 80% of Students Would Choose Midd Again

Given the Choice, 80% of Students Would Choose Midd Again

May 2, 2019

Zeitgeist results show that roughly 80 percent of students would enroll at Middlebury again if given the choice. On average, students of color are 15 percent less likely to express that sentiment than...

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the death of their father, estranged sisters Sam and Pam have a contentious reunion.

Hurricane Sandy Brings Sisters Together in ‘Violet Sisters’ Play

April 25, 2019
'The Violet Sisters' show relatable circumstances that make us ask ourselves how far we are willing to go and what we are willing to give up to pursue our dreams.
Middlebury Stop Traffick is a social justice-oriented student organization that aims to combat sex trafficking and modern day slavery.

Panel Discusses Sex, Labor Trafficking Locally and Globally

April 18, 2019
As a campus, we should be addressing human trafficking more fervently.
Madeleine Russell and Alexis de la Rosa (both ’19) portrayed siblings Anna and Carl on an emotional (and imagined) escapade through Europe.

‘Baltimore Waltz’ Tells Personal Story of Loss Through the Surreal

April 11, 2019
“The Baltimore Waltz” was a loving tribute and political statement by Paula Vogel on the complications of AIDS.
Kevin Collins 20 and Madeleine Russell 19 in Protest, one of five plays that made up Havel: The Passion of Thought.

‘Havel’ Explores Morality and Dissidence

November 15, 2018

As human beings, we are always balancing risks, personal gain and a commitment to our values. A willingness to look our personal failings in the face is especially needed in present-day Washington, where...

The shirts in different colors, though not explicitly, were representations of different races.

Approaching Difference in Toni Morrison’s ‘Recitatif’

September 27, 2018
The Clifford symposium included an adaptation of a thought-provoking performance on her short story "Recitatif."
Eliza Renner ’18 and Connor Wright ’18 play two observatory workers in “Fifth Planet.”

Observations on Friendship in “Fifth Planet”

May 9, 2018

Last weekend, the Middlebury Theatre and Dance Department presented “Fifth Planet,” the Senior 700 acting presentation of Eliza Renner ’18 and Connor Wright ’18. Katie Mayopoulos ’18 directed...

“4.48 Psychosis” focuses around themes of depression and lack of hope.

4.48 Psychosis Explores Peculiarities of Human Mind

April 25, 2018

On Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21, the Hepburn Zoo Theatre transformed into Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis,” widely thought of as her suicide note, for Roxy Adviento’s ’18 senior...

Pulitzer Winner Shaw Talks Career, Kanye

April 18, 2018

Had the entry fee for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize competition in music had been more than $50, Caroline Shaw might not have become the youngest person ever to win the prestigious award. Thanks to the Rothrock...

Carolyn Barnwell ’07 presents on her work as a producer at National Geographic.

The Power of Empathy in Science

March 21, 2018

Carolyn Barnwell ’07 came to speak on Thursday, March 15 in the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest. Her presentation, “Visual Storytelling for Science and Conservation Impacts,” was part...

Sophie Shao and Nikki Chooi (along with Carmit Zori, Orion Weiss and Paul Neubauer) play in “Sophie Shao and Friends.”

Cellist Sophie Shao Captivates

March 7, 2018

In the Robison Hall at the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts on Wednesday Feb. 28, a burgeoning audience waited impatiently for cellist Sophie Shao and her extraordinarily talented friends. Shao’s...

Grace Kelly graced the Robison Hall with vibrant and exciting music.

Grace Kelly Charms

February 21, 2018

On Friday Feb. 16, 25-year-old Grace Kelly enchanted the campus with the passion of an old soul mixed with the dynamism and energetic movement of youth. She dressed in patterned leggings, a crop-top and...

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