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Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker, Managing Editor

Rebecca Walker '19 is a managing editor.

She previously served as a senior editor, local editor, and local writer.

Walker is studying Comparative Literature, with focuses in French and English and American Literatures. Walker spent the spring semester of 2018 studying at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. She plans to write her thesis on translation theories this year. At Middlebury, Walker is also passionate about Amnesty International, and she served as the club's president her sophomore year.

This past summer, she interned in the public relations and marketing department at a strategic marketing agency in Manchester, NH (GYK Antler). She has also worked as an intern at a healthcare company and as a freelance writer for local NH publications.

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Notes from the Desk: Why a Staff Issue?

January 24, 2019
Why we're dedicating most of this week's paper to college staff.

Notes From the Desk: Please Send Us Tips

October 25, 2018
We’re excited to announce the creation of a new tipline on our website, that allows readers to anonymously suggest stories for us to look into.
Will DiGravio (standing) is the editor in chief. Nick Garber (left) and Rebecca Walker are the managing editors.

What is the role of this paper?

September 13, 2018
An introduction of The Campus's mission from this year's editor in chief and managing editors.

ACTR Introduces New Schedule and Change of Hub

December 6, 2017

On Friday, Dec. 1, Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) published a renovated shuttle bus schedule as a result of the relocation of the Middlebury Transit Hub from Merchant’s Row to Academy Street...

Chili Fest Suspended, Citing Construction and Fatigue

November 29, 2017

The anticipated 10th year of Middlebury’s Chili Fest has been squashed, as the Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP) announced the difficult decision to temporarily suspend the celebratory event and replace... is the first step in the state’s marketing campaign.

Think Vermont Campaign Aims to Boost Economy, Keep it Local

November 8, 2017

Last month, Gov. Phil Scott annouLast month, Gov. Phil Scott announced the launch of “Think Vermont,” a new campaign aimed at bringing in more people and businesses and improving the state’s economy....

A rendering of the new Target slated to open in South Burlington.

“Funky, Fun, Fashion-Forward”: Target to Make Long-Awaited Vermont Arrival

November 1, 2017

On Thursday, Oct. 19, Target announced its plans to open a store at the University Mall on Dorset Street in South Burlington, making Vermont the long-awaited final state to host the retailer. This new...

Chelsea Colby ’17.5 was excited for the start of school at Mary Hogan.

Student Teachers Connect College and Community

October 4, 2017

At Middlebury College, students pursuing education degrees are not encouraged to “teach for America,” but rather to “teach for real,” according to Tracy Weston, an assistant professor in the education...

A Local Guide To Apple Picking This Season

A Local Guide To Apple Picking This Season

September 20, 2017

As the leaves start to change and the school year kicks into full gear, students and locals alike have the opportunity to celebrate the fall at the many apple orchards that exist throughout the state of...

A block party was hosted in Middlebury during construction.

Building Bridges in Middlebury

September 14, 2017

In the time that students have been away from campus for the summer, significant progress has been made on the Downtown Bridge Replacement and Rail Line Improvement Project in Middlebury. This progress...

Middlebury Celebrates 8th Annual Chili Festival

Middlebury Celebrates 8th Annual Chili Festival

March 16, 2016

On Saturday, March 12, the 8th annual Vermont Chili Festival was held  in downtown Middlebury.  From 1 to 4 p.m. the sun was shining and the street was filled with around six thousand Vermonters on the...

Director of ACLU Steps Down in Vermont

Director of ACLU Steps Down in Vermont

March 10, 2016

Last Monday, Allen Gilbert announced that he is leaving his position as the Executive Director of the Vermont Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), after holding this title for 12 years....

Shumlin to Sign Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave in Vermont

February 24, 2016

Vermont is revolutionizing the workplace, as the state has recently passed a bill requiring employers to provide paid sick leave for their workers.  Currently, it is estimated that there are about 60,000...

Chief del Pozo Confronts Opiate Crisis

Chief del Pozo Confronts Opiate Crisis

January 20, 2016

Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo recently outlined his strategy to combat the rising opiate crisis that has gained attention both within Vermont and nationally. Various gangs have formed active...

Vermont Receives D- Ranking on State Corruption

Vermont Receives D- Ranking on State Corruption

November 18, 2015

In a recent investigation conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity, Vermont was ranked at a “D-” on the scale of state integrity.  This earned the Green Mountain State a spot...

Hannah Hurlburt, owner of The Good Witch in town, has a unique passion for her costumes.  Courtesy

One in 8700: Hannah Hurlburt

November 5, 2015

Hannah Hurlburt, owner of The Good Witch, a costume shop on Main Street, sees more business than usual this time of year. The Good Witch business started in the back room of Mendy’s, another business...

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