The Middlebury Campus

Sustainability concerns pile up amid packaged meal protocols

To-go containers pile up in campus dumpsters, overwhelming the college’s compost facility.

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes

September 17, 2020

“Middlebury does an amazing job prioritizing sustainability and the environment during a typical semester, this semester is not typical, and when the rubber hits the road health and safety has to come first.”

Staff, cautiously optimistic, face increased workload as students return

Staff, cautiously optimistic, face increased workload as students return


September 10, 2020

“I think the administration is doing that best they can, with having students come back," said one longtime dining employee. "Was it the right decision to have on campus classes? It is such a double edged sword, but we can only hope for the best.”

Why the Fork Are People Throwing Dishes in the Trash?


February 21, 2019

I would like to state unequivocally that it is wrong to take dishes from our shared dining halls and abandon them around campus for staff members to collect

SGA Conducts Student Dining Survey

By James Finn

September 27, 2017

The SGA sent students a survey via email on Wednesday, Sept. 20, seeking opinions about the changes to the dining system implemented at the start of this semester. SGA senators Maryam Mahboob ’18 and Hannah Pustejovsky ’18 sent students the survey in anticipation of a meeting between members of t...

College Offers Students $25 Credit for On-Campus Dining Options

Students can spend their $25 credit on any of the multiple dining options on campus, including Crossroads Cafe (pictured above).


September 20, 2017

Considerable dining changes came this year. Dan Detora, the college’s food service director, highlighted menu changes and renovations in on campus food venues including Wilson Cafe, Rehearsals Cafe and Midd Express. In an all-student email sent on Sept. 5, Detora reminded students that a $25 declining ...

Staff Undeterred by Late Winter Storm

By Emily Singer

March 19, 2014

A late winter blizzard on Thursday, March 13 blanketed the campus with over a foot of snow. Despite treacherous roads, high winds and inaccessible sidewalks, the College conducted daily operations as usual, albeit with a limited staff. Many of the College’s staff members were unable to come to work...

Swipe System to be Implemented

By Emily Singer

February 12, 2014

In an effort to cut costs and reduce waste, the College will be reorganizing top-level management positions and introducing a one-card swipe system within Dining Services. The restructuring comes after discussions with consulting firm Sodexo in the fall. According to Vice President for Finance and...

Middlebury College's only student-run newspaper.