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The town of Middlebury held an informational meeting on Feb. 22 via Zoom to explain each article on the ballot and field any questions before voting on March 2.

News in Brief: Retail cannabis prevails; Middlebury ratifies Ripton’s withdrawal from ACSD

By Lucy Townend and Jack Summersby March 4, 2021

All articles were approved at Middlebury’s Town Meeting on March 2nd, including a provision allowing retail cannabis stores in Middlebury and a victory for Middlebury Residential Director Esther...

Esther Thomas was elected to the selectboard in the March 2 election, occupying the seat that was previously held by Professor of Philosophy Victor Nuovo.

College Residential Director Esther Thomas elected to Middlebury selectboard

By Manya Kula March 4, 2021

College Residential Director Esther Thomas was elected to a one-year term on the Middlebury town selectboard in the March 2 election, defeating opponent Andy Hooper. Thomas joins incumbents Lindsey...

Professors from a wide range of disciplines incorporate the upcoming presidential election into their course material. BENJY RENTON

Drawing near, 2020 election permeates classrooms across disciplines

By Nina Ng October 29, 2020
In races as divisive as those in the 2020 general election, professors are faced with deciding whether to broach the topic in the classroom. 
The fate of the American melting pot

The fate of the American melting pot

By Tejas Srinivasan  October 29, 2020
What would the re-election of this president mean for the future of immigration in America?  
Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

By ABIGAIL CHANG April 15, 2020
Our SGA correspondent sits down — figuratively, of course — with this year’s president and co-chair candidates.
Professors Dickinson and Johnson provide live commentary on the midterms.

Students Crowded into Crossroads to Watch as Nation Rebuked Trump

By SARAH ASCH November 15, 2018
Students filled Crossroads and The Grille to watch the results of the recent midterm elections in an unusually high showing of enthusiasm and support on Nov. 6. 
The Lifeblood of Politics

The Lifeblood of Politics

By BERT JOHNSON November 1, 2018
Although popular conceptions aren’t all wrong, they provide only part of the picture.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Christine Hallquist sitting outside Mead Chapel at a picnic table on a brisk, fall day.

Hallquist Presents Progressive Vision for State’s Future

By AMELIA POLLARD November 1, 2018
Christine Hallquist has managed balancing a progressive, local political agenda whilst balancing international media attention. We sat down with her to figure how how she does it.
Governor Phil Scott interviewed before a campaign event here in the town of Middlebury.

Incumbent Scott, Favored to Win, Says Stay the Course

By SADIE HOUSBERG November 1, 2018
Gov. Scott, one of the most favored Republican governors in the nation, is finding himself confronted with Hallquist's progressive agenda. We met with him in Middlebury for an interview.
Madeline Kunin speaks to students

The Center Will Hold: Madeleine Kunin Reflects on Aging and Optimism in Politics

By KENZO OKAZAKI November 1, 2018
Madeleine Kunin, the only female governor of Vermont reads from her memoir at Middlebury, noting the adversity and challenges women in politics face today.
Notes from the Desk:  Why an Election Issue?

Notes from the Desk: Why an Election Issue?

By WILL DIGRAVIO November 1, 2018
This election is about much more — it is, as hyperbolic as it may sound, about the future of democracy.
Vermont Leads Nation in Voter Registration Rate, Topping 90%

Vermont Leads Nation in Voter Registration Rate, Topping 90%

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR November 1, 2018
Vermont reaches a record high voting registration.
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