Fren 306 presents: “L’Avare”

By Middlebury Campus

May 4, 2011

Seventeen students. Twelve weeks. One 17th-century French comedy.  L’Avare, a five-act satire by French playwright Molière, ran in the Chateau Theatre on April 29 and April 30. Translated as The Miser, the play was performed (entirely in French!) by the students of the French 306 course, “Study...

Final plan revitalizes Atwater landscape

By Middlebury Campus

May 4, 2011

Thanks to the work and vision of many students and faculty, the College community will likely see a dramatically new Atwater Commons area this fall. After months of planning and review, the College has begun to finalize plans for the area’s re-landscaping. The undertaking, more commonly known as “Turf...

Students explore alternative news sources with MiddBlog

By Middlebury Campus

April 27, 2011

If Midd Kids are buzzing about something, it is probably up on MiddBlog. Or it will be in an hour or so. According to the blog’s “About” page, “Our only hard and fast rule about submissions is that it must be relevant to the Middlebury College community.” Last week’s topics included an in...

Find out which candidates the Campus endorses for SGA President and SCOCC

By Middlebury Campus

April 27, 2011

Pragmatism and optimism abound — and sometimes clash — in this year’s elections SGA and Community Council elections. For each of the posts, run-off elections begin today and run until Friday at noon. The Campus endorses Riley O’Rourke ’12 for SGA President and Kevin Broussard ’12 for Student ...

Alcohol study prompts forum

By Middlebury Campus

April 27, 2011

The College Alcohol Study found that 98.5 percent of participating students reported at least one negative experience due to someone else’s drinking. The survey was conducted through the Office of the Dean of the College in November 2010, and it asked about the views and experiences of 766 students, roughly ...

Baseball weathers rough Saturday

By Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2011

On a chilly, windy Saturday in Vermont, the Middlebury College baseball team saw their postseason hopes take a severe hit at the hands of the Wesleyan Cardinals, who took both games of a double-header to win the overall series two games to three. The loss dropped the Panthers to 5-4 in NESCAC play, and...

Honorary degree recipients share their stories

By Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2011

Dottie Neuberger ’58, community activist When Dottie Neuberger ’58 graduated from Middlebury, she had no intention of settling in town, but over 50 years later she’s still here. Neuberger remembers her time at Middlebury fondly. She was a sorority girl, an athlete and mixed and matched various ot...

"Synergy" – Senior Dance Show

By Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2011

I go to a show to be convinced. It doesn’t have anything to do with good faith, or believing that something has meaning because I paid six bucks to watch it. It’s the respect for a performer’s ability to do their job: to make me think, not tell me what to think. In return, I don’t pretend it’s...

Hundreds travel to D.C. for Powershift

By Middlebury Campus

April 20, 2011

On April 15-18, over 200 students traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the climate conference Powershift 2011. The conference — which attracted over 10,000 students from across the country — presented a diverse line-up of events and culminated in a march on Capitol Hill calling for a permanent legis...

Bands battle for spring concert crown

By Middlebury Campus

April 13, 2011

Nine Vermont-based bands chosen from an applicant pool of 50 graced Middlebury from Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2 for the town’s first annual Battle of the Bands competition. Each night three bands performed at one of three restaurant venues in the town, 51 Main, Two Brothers Tavern and American Flatbread. At the end of the each of the three evenings,...

Forgetfulness cleanses all pains in "Eurydice"

By Middlebury Campus

April 13, 2011

“Forget the names — the names make you remember,” are the simple words of a father left in the underworld too long, remembering the love he has for his daughter. They are words reminding us that remembering can be the worst fate of all. Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice was a play that, on the surface, re...

MCAB announces spring speakers

By Middlebury Campus

April 13, 2011

In late April, the Middlebury College Activities Board (MCAB) will host Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times David Sanger and former Commander of the U.S. Central Command Admiral William Fallon. Both speakers will address the College community in Mead Memorial Chapel. David Sanger will speak next Wednesday, Ap...

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