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Pia Contreras

Pia Contreras, Visuals Editor

Pia Contreras Balbuena ’22 is the Visuals Editor.

She previously worked as a cartoonist for The Campus, originally publishing under the “Coffee Beans” series.

Contreras Balbuena is an Environmental Studies Major with a focus in Studio Art, with a deep interest in environmental justice. At Middlebury, Contreras Balbuena designs for WRMC and is an organizer for Nocturne.

Instagram: @piasaart

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Many students changed graduation years after taking a semester off amid the pandemic.

[Photo] Custodial reshuffling prompts mixed reactions from staff

May 13, 2021

Many students changed graduation years after taking a semester off amid the pandemic.

Vermont has paused Johnson and Johnson appointments through April 23 following a recommendation by federal health agencies.

[Photo] Students struggle to reschedule appointments following halt in Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration

April 16, 2021

Vermont has paused Johnson and Johnson appointments through April 23 following a recommendation by federal health agencies.

Counseling Services has seen an uptick in student anxiety and depression, as students have struggled to cope with grief, academic pressure, and social isolation in the midst of a pandemic.

[Photo] Asian affinity groups process grief, anger after Atlanta shootings

April 15, 2021

Counseling Services has seen an uptick in student anxiety and depression, as students have struggled to cope with grief, academic pressure, and social isolation in the midst of a pandemic.

State health officials have pursued different initiatives to combat the undervaccination of BIPOC residents from Covid-19, a national trend.

[Photo] Why Vermont adopted its BIPOC vaccination strategy

April 8, 2021

State health officials have pursued different initiatives to combat the undervaccination of BIPOC residents from Covid-19, a national trend.

While Vermont leads the nation in vaccine distribution to the elderly, the vaccination rates for Black, Indigenous and people of color in the state are lagging behind.

[Photo] Vermont residents of color over 16 to be eligible for Covid-19 vaccine on April 1

April 1, 2021

While Vermont leads the nation in vaccine distribution to the elderly, the vaccination rates for Black, Indigenous and people of color in the state are lagging behind.

Though students can no longer use the form, it is still available for townspeople to report violations.

[Photo] The rise and fall of go/snitch

March 18, 2021

Though students can no longer use the form, it is still available for townspeople to report violations.

The Activities Fair took place remotely during the fall and spring semesters, as virtual events have increasingly become targets of anonymous online trolls.

[Photo] Offensive Zoom bombs interrupt virtual Activities Fair booths

March 11, 2021

The Activities Fair took place remotely during the fall and spring semesters, as virtual events have increasingly become targets of anonymous online trolls.

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