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Porter Bowman
Porter Bowman ’21.5 is an Opinion Editor.

He previously served as the Correspondent to the Student Government Association (SGA) and a Staff Writer for the News and Local sections.

Bowman is pursuing an International Politics and Economics major and a History minor.

During the summer of 2019, Bowman was a Leadership Fellow at George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Virginia and a Communications Intern at Rational 360, a public relations firm in Washington D.C.

During the summer of 2020, Bowman started a podcast called “Why Not U.S.?” where he interviews young people in their 20s serving in political office across the country. He also worked as a producer and researcher for “Trickeration,” an investigative sports podcast from iHeartMedia hosted by Middlebury’s own Matt Waxman ’01.5.

When not watching the West Wing or finishing crossword puzzles, Bowman plays basketball, golf, club tennis, and intramural volleyball. He lost on Teen Jeopardy! in November 2016.

Twitter: @PorterRBowman

Porter Bowman, Opinion Editor

Oct 29, 2020
Special Edition: Election Issue 2020 (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Notes from the Desk: Sweden tried “herd immunity” with Covid-19. I was one of the herd. (Story)
May 14, 2020
College landscapers continue to work amidst campus shutdown (Story)
May 14, 2020
Middlebury Volunteer Tutors come together to tutor children of staff (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Zombies to Genomics: Faculty find creative ways to teach the pandemic (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
In game-time decision, college ski areas close early to maintain social distancing (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Structural change and new initiatives top SGA agenda (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Republican presidential candidate Bill Weld visits campus (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Update on SGA ‘13 Proposals’ (Story)
May 23, 2019
SGA Decides Against Dissolution as Academic Year Ends (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Vijayakumar Elected SGA President; Lezama Co-Chair (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
Varsha Vijayakumar Elected SGA President (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
SGA and Community Council to Hold Elections Thursday (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Vermont FolkLife Center Features Pardo’s Photography in Spring Exhibit (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
10 O’Clock Ross and Social Spaces Top SGA Agenda (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Middlebury Cycling Team to Host Cycling Road Race in Champlain Valley (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
New Dining Initiative Brings Students, Faculty and Staff Together for Meals (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Two ‘Meatless’ Days Added to Dining Schedule (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
No Class on MLK Day for First Time (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Men’s Basketball Has High Hoops Hopes (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
New York Times Free Online Access Canceled; Library to Partner with SGA to Fund Next Academic Year (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Special Edition: The Election Issue (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Tri-Town Bike Loop Proposal Gets Community Support (Story)
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