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December 5, 2019

About a month ago, Quinn Boyle '21 decided to take a medical leave from Middlebury mid-semester to seek treatment for my bulimia nervosa. She found that the college was "too blinded by liability to evaluate what is in a student's best interest."

Starting a conversation about STIs

Sex Panther


October 17, 2019

Gather around the fall leaf-fueled campfire; let’s talk about STIs. I’ll start by saying that you should not be having unprotected sex.

Self-Care Tips for a Stress-Free Semester


November 8, 2018

Nowadays, we’re in that tricky part of the semester where all professors think that midterms can occur at any time.

Students Explore Human Health in Lab

Kenzie Yedlin '18 searched for new therapies to treat a rare type of breast cancer. Photo credit Kenzie Yedlin.

By Elizabeth Zhou

September 17, 2015

Hard sciences might not be the first association most people make with Middlebury College. But the critical thinking and spirit of discovery that the liberal arts curriculum seeks to promote are well in line with the skills needed to operate in a real-world laboratory setting. This summer, many students...

Q & A With Co-Founder of Active Minds

By Emma McDonald

October 1, 2014

This week, I caught up with Casey Watters ’15, a psychology major from Dallas, Texas who has been involved in various mental health initiatives on campus. After co-founding Active Minds at Middlebury, a club that provided information on mental health to students and hosted mental health awareness events,...

Birth Control: Beyond the Pill

Birth Control: Beyond the Pill

By Middlebury Campus

January 22, 2014

If you had sex education in high school, chances are you were a pimply fourteen year old who was too embarrassed to pay attention or absorb any information. Most of what you learned was probably heteronormative and geared towards basic pregnancy and STI prevention — either abstain or, if you must, use...

Vermont Implements New Healthcare

By Harry Cramer

October 2, 2013

On Oct. 1, the Vermont Health Exchanges, the first of many sweeping health care reforms designed to propel the state towards a single-payer system, took effect. Green Mountain Care, the state-run insurance pool, will work collectively to distribute and manage funds from members by conglomerating the...

Legislators Debate Sugary Drink Tax

The Alliance for a Healthier Vermont addresses the legislature in support of the tax. (Courtesy of VTDigger)

By Anna Stevens

March 19, 2013

On Wed Feb. 27 the highly debated bill that would impose an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages was approved by the Vermont State House Health Care Committee with a vote of 7-4. The bill was first proposed in December by lead sponsor Rep. Dave Sharpe of Bristol with the support of the Alliance for a Heal...

Students Face Health Risk from Concussions

By Damon Hatheway

December 5, 2012

While the national media has intensified its focus on the negative impact of concussions in professional sports, the spotlight has largely passed over Division III athletics. Concussions, however, are an issue at all levels of competition — in October the New York Times reported that five Pop Warn...

New Community Forum Discusses Sexual Assault

By Katie Theiss

November 5, 2012

The Office of the Dean of the College, Community Council and the Student Government Association (SGA) will hold the first Community Open Forum on Wednesday, November 7th at 7:30 in Crossroads Café. The Community Open Forums will take place once a month and are designed to be an additional open space...

Students Respond to Amherst Rape Account

By Meredith White

October 31, 2012

Last week, Amherst College’s student newspaper, the Amherst Student, published one of the most talked-about articles in recent college journalism, a former student’s chilling first-person account of being raped in May 2011. The article sparked an international conversation about rape on college c...

Pink Eye Emerges During Midterm Stress

By Middlebury Campus

April 3, 2002

Forty-eight cases of conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," affected many members of the Middlebury College community in March. Although contraction of the ocular disease is not new to the College and the scale of its spread is minor compared to recent outbreaks at Dartmouth College and Princeton...

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