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George Matthews Jr. sitting at the Middlebury carillion. He has been the man behind the bells for the past 35 years.

Behind the Mead Chapel bells, carillonneur George Matthew Jr. plays for passion and protest

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes October 22, 2020
George Matthew Jr. pursued his dream and has been playing the bells in the tower of Mead Chapel since 1985. He uses his platform to promote immigrant justice, racial equality and lift student morale.
Writer and activist Shaun King speaks at Mead Chapel on Nov. 1.

Shaun King Calls for ‘Commitment to Justice’

By JOANA SALIEVSKA November 10, 2016

Speaking to a packed crowd at Mead Chapel last week, Shaun King, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, urged students “to make a life-long commitment...

Hiroshima Survivor, Truman Grandson Talk Reconciliation

By NICK GARBER May 5, 2016

Hundreds gathered in Mead Memorial Chapel on Monday, May 2 to attend “Responsibility, Reconciliation and the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs.” The event’s primary participants were Shigeko Sasamori,...

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