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Benjy Renton

Benjy Renton ’21 is the senior local editor.


He has previously served as sports editor, arts and sciences editor, features editor and a staff writer.


Renton is studying East Asian Studies and Geography at Middlebury. His studies concentrate on society, culture, history and geography. He will be spending the winter and spring in 2020 abroad in Beijing and Hangzhou, China.


Over the past five summers, Renton has conducted research on rural education, environmental migration and government policy relating to water quality. He has also worked for a travel company in Beijing, where his responsibilities included marketing trips and creating content for print and web publications.


Benjy Renton, Editor at Large

Jul 01, 2020
‘Sent Without Permission: A Farewell from an Unwelcome Hire’: Departing visiting professor alleges incidents of racism (Media)
Jun 21, 2020
Faculty vote in favor of students returning in the fall (Media)
Jun 18, 2020
What could a mid-pandemic semester at Middlebury look like? (Media)
Jun 16, 2020
Developing: Middlebury Schools Abroad announces fall program cancellations (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
From cluttered homes to an uncertain fall, survey lays bare students’ pandemic struggles (Story/Media)
May 30, 2020
Trustees to match any college donation with $100 through the end of June (Media)
May 14, 2020
Vermonters show trust in state’s response, support extended social distancing, poll shows (Story)
May 08, 2020
The Middlebury Off-Campus Project (Story)
May 07, 2020
Zeitgeist 2020 (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
College to receive 1.8 million in CARES Act stimulus (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Zeitgeist takes on love (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Town businesses lay-off staff, offer curbside service following state-wide Stay Home order (Media)
Apr 02, 2020
Middlebury business affected by Covid-19: What you need to know (Story)
Mar 28, 2020
Developing: Commencements across Vermont and the Northeast affected by Covid-19 (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Developing: Middlebury suspends all programs abroad and in Monterey (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Ferrara, Italy canceled amid coronavirus concerns (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Experiences from the coronavirus outbreak in China’s capital (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Field hockey captures third consecutive national championship title (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Changes to Vermont’s higher education landscape on the horizon as Marlboro announces merger (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Planapalooza seeking input for newest town planning efforts (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Burlington girls soccer team kicks equal pay into worldwide spotlight (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Welch discusses Washington politics, encourages local action (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
They came, they frisbeed, they conquered: Middlebury Pranksters take Nationals (Story)
May 26, 2019
Women’s Lacrosse Clinches Seventh National Championship Title (Story)
May 25, 2019
Women’s Lacrosse Advances to National Championship (Story)
May 02, 2019
Introduction: The Spirit of the Times (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
College Hosts Second Annual Women in Tennis Together Workshop (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Women’s Lacrosse Continues Winning Streak, Defeating MIT 20-2 (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Photos of the Week: Special Olympics Holds First Practice (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Cycling Club Hosts Weybridge Road Race (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Photos of the Week: Log Rolling Hosts Middlebury Invitational (Media)
Mar 21, 2019
Women’s Lacrosse Captures Tight Win Against Cardinals (Media)
Mar 21, 2019
Hundreds Strike for National Climate Action at Town Park (Media)
Mar 21, 2019
SGA Athletic Affairs Committee Hosts March Madness Bracket Challenge (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Governor Scott Addresses Local Issues at Legislative Breakfast (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Photos of the Week (Media)
Mar 07, 2019
Speaker Series Sheds Light on China’s Economic Rise (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
A Carnival For the Books (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Nordic Ski Pulls Themselves to Victory (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Middlebury WinterFest Brings Together Community With A Flurry of Cold Weather Celebrations (Media)
Feb 14, 2019
Nari Shakti: Women Power (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Photos of the Week: Middlebury Enjoys First Winter Tracks at Snow Bowl (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Women’s Soccer Edged by Williams in Final (Story)
Dec 01, 2018
Women’s Soccer Falls to Williams in First National Championship Final (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Women’s Soccer Sails to National Championship (Story)
Nov 18, 2018
Women’s Soccer Scores Spot in Final Four (Story)
Nov 18, 2018
Champions Again: Field Hockey Wins Fourth National Championship (Story)
Nov 17, 2018
Field Hockey Headed to National Championship (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Live: Election Night 2018 (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Field Hockey Defeats Tufts for Second Consecutive NESCAC Championship (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Photos of the Week: Middlebury Track and Field Fights Hunger (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Photos of the Week: Middlebury Field Hockey Unites in the Flight (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Photos of the Week: Middlebury Cross Country Runs the TAM Trek (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Koby Altman ’04 Returns to Campus (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Bernie Sanders Holds Labor Day Rally in Middlebury (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Meeting Midd: John Schurer Builds Community Through Photo Storytelling (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
MAlt Trips Culminate with Reflection Dinner and Presentations (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2018
Spencer Prize Competition Cultivates Public Speaking Skills (Media)
Jan 17, 2018
Diplomat and Scholar Discusses Current European Union Issues (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
Spanish Professor Showcases Research on Mayan Language and Culture (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Project Pengyou Speaker Discusses International Relations (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
IP&E Symposium Highlights U.S. and Global Trade (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Dead Parents Society Offers Students Support (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
Professor Delivers Talk on Trauma and (Post)memory (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Center for Careers and Internships Introduces ‘Handshake’ (Story)
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