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“Stay Home, Stay Safe”: stricter guidelines reshape college’s plan for staff

“Stay Home, Stay Safe”: stricter guidelines reshape college’s plan for staff

By AMELIA POLLARD

April 2, 2020

The college's game plan identifies "essential workers" and reduces the number of staff on campus at any one time.

Work(out) from home: Middlebury athletes adjust to training during a pandemic

Work(out) from home: Middlebury athletes adjust to training during a pandemic

By BRINLEA LA BARGE

April 2, 2020

For college athletes, sheltering in place poses an additional question: how to stay in shape.

Seasons end abruptly due to coronavirus

Seasons end abruptly due to coronavirus

By MIGUEL ESPINOSA

April 2, 2020

The NESCAC canceled all competitions, including conference championships, on March 11 to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The presidents of all 11 NESCAC institutions agreed unanimously on the decision.

In game-time decision, college ski areas close early to maintain social distancing

In game-time decision, college ski areas close early to maintain social distancing

By PORTER BOWMAN

April 2, 2020

The Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center closed shortly after the college suspended in-person classes.

Over 120 students remain in near-empty dorms, dining halls

Over 120 students remain in near-empty dorms, dining halls

By ABIGAIL CHANG

April 2, 2020

Students remaining on campus have limited access to facilities as the college implements social distancing measures.

Joining forces with town, Middlebury repurposes resources and offers support

Joining forces with town, Middlebury repurposes resources and offers support

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES

April 2, 2020

The college is preparing its facilities to provide additional support to Porter Medical Center and the greater community.

Midd students scramble to get home as Covid-19 shuts down programs abroad

Midd students scramble to get home as Covid-19 shuts down programs abroad

By JAMES FINN

March 23, 2020

Students struggled with quickly-changing travel restrictions and a chaotic return home as their study abroad programs were suspended.

The college’s ‘first priority’: continuing staff wages

The college’s ‘first priority’: continuing staff wages

By AMELIA POLLARD

March 22, 2020

At Middlebury--the largest employer in Addison County--the college’s crisis management team has developed a roadmap for maintaining staff wages after most students departed during the unfolding pandemic. 

Local business takes hit from mandated closures and quarantined public

Local business takes hit from mandated closures and quarantined public

By BENJAMIN GLASS and LUCY TOWNEND

March 20, 2020

As Middlebury College students evacuated campus and Covid-19 broke out in Vermont, town businesses saw a decline in sales and were forced to close or reduce staff.

Porter Hospital confirms Addison County’s first case of Covid-19

By ANNA WOOD

March 19, 2020

The individual tested positive through Porter Hospital's drive-through testing service and is now self-isolating.

Approximately 175 students approved to stay on campus

By CAROLINE KAPP

March 19, 2020

Fewer than 140 students remain on campus as they wait with uncertainty for the college's next steps.

Senior Week in March: Covid-19 truncates seniors’ final semester

Senior Week in March: Covid-19 truncates seniors’ final semester

By AMELIA POLLARD

March 19, 2020

Last Tuesday, an email leaked announcing Middlebury's move to remote learning. Within minutes, a self-proclaimed "Senior Week" had begun.

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