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Coffee culture brews strong at Middlebury

Coffee culture brews strong at Middlebury

May 13, 2021

Midd students are always busy. They participate in clubs and sports, grab meals with friends and spend hours in the library studying. So it makes sense that when there aren’t enough hours in the...

 Isaac Byrne ’21 created the Divergent Learners Collective (DLC) to help support and advocate for neurodivergent students.

Divergent Learners Collective advocates for academic accessibility

May 6, 2021

One out of every six Middlebury students has contacted the Disabilities Resources Center (DRC) for disability-related accommodations, according to its website. ADA coordinator Jodi Litchfield says...

Proc ’n’ Roll: Music jazzes up mealtimes at Proctor Dining Hall

Proc ’n’ Roll: Music jazzes up mealtimes at Proctor Dining Hall

May 6, 2021

Getting in line at Proctor Dining Hall promises something new every day: not only on the menu but also on the speakers. A Proctor morning might start with some gentle Taylor Swift, transition to throwback...

Testing takes place in the Virtue Field House, which has been modified to include several testing stations with a staff member at each one.

College taps staff and hospice workers for campus Covid testing

April 1, 2021

The college enlisted the help of roughly 55 staff from Addison County Home Health and Hospice and several college departments to assist with testing on campus this spring. College employees were diverted...

Though the Scott Center building has been temporarily converted into quarantine and isolation housing, chaplains have continued hosting prayer, meditation and community-building events via Zoom and in socially distanced groups on campus throughout the year.

Campus spiritual life thrives despite pandemic adjustments

April 1, 2021
While the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life and religious student organizations have shifted much of their programming online this year, spiritual leaders are still working to foster community via Zoom and small gatherings.
A flock of crows speckle the sky near Voter Hall.

The murder on McCullough: Middlebury’s new avian neighbors

March 18, 2021

The first day we were released from room quarantine this semester, I saw a dead crow half-frozen in the snow outside of Hepburn Hall. I’ll be honest, it didn’t seem like the greatest omen for the...

Daylight Zine sheds light on the power of art in a pandemic

Daylight Zine sheds light on the power of art in a pandemic

March 4, 2021

Daylight, to Ariadne Will ’22, is a phenomenon that is both universal and, depending on a person’s perspective and location, ever-changing. When she decided to launch a recurring publication from...

MiddTeleHealth, an online health care system new to campus this semester, is one more place where trans students have to worry about being misgendered.

‘Frustrating and demoralizing’: Trans students struggle to have preferred names recognized on Middlebury’s online systems

December 3, 2020
At Middlebury, trans students encounter challenges in trying to update the college’s online apparati to reflect their prefered names and pronouns.
The 2019 cohort of the College Choir gathers before Mead Chapel. COURTESY PHOTO

College Choir to celebrate songs of tolerance and decolonization in Sunday debut

November 12, 2020
Despite the barriers to group performances this semester, the Middlebury College Choir will be premiering their fall choral concert performance this Sunday.
The college choir from last May. COURTESY PHOTO

Please don’t stop the music: Singing groups play the semester by ear

September 24, 2020
With sufficient precautions, the college’s choir and a cappella groups are determined to find a way to continue the experience of ensemble singing.
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