With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

By SARAH ASCH

November 29, 2018


Filed under News

Midterm elections historically see far lower turnout than presidential elections, especially among college students. But this year’s midterms, at least in Middlebury, represented a deviation from that trend: 67 more students cast their votes in the town of Middlebury this midterm election than during the 2016 presidential election, a 30 percent increase. 

PALANA House Headed to Palmer in 2019

By EMILY THOMPSON

November 29, 2018


Filed under News

Palmer House will become the new location of PALANA, the Pan-African, Latinx, Asian and Native American intercultural academic interest house. After gaining approval from the Community Council, the redesignation will happen in time for the 2019-20 school year.

‘He Flashed Me’ : Harassment on Town Roads Often Goes Unreported

By ELAINE VELIE

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

Many female college students have experienced harassment on town roads during their time in Middlebury. Although there are systems in place to deal with these incidents once reported, silence often surrounds this issue.

David Provost Talks College Finances

By MATT SMITH

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

David Provost, the executive vice president for finance and administration, discussed the college’s long-term debt and the ways in which the office is working to stop the continued trend of increased student tuition in a talk on Friday, Nov. 2 as part of SGA’s “How Midd Works” initiative. He...

One Year After Opening, The Rough Cut Announces Closure

One Year After Opening, The Rough Cut Announces Closure

By SADIE HOUSBERG

November 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase

The local restaurant joins the crowd of other businesses, including Storm Cafe and The Lobby, that have closed this year.

Middlebury Students Can Vote in Vermont, Here’s How You Do It

Middlebury Students Can Vote in Vermont, Here’s How You Do It

By PORTER BOWMAN

October 28, 2018


Filed under Election 2018, Local

Too late getting in your absentee ballot? You can register to vote on election day in Vermont. So no need to panic.

Students Lead Charge to Ban Crisis Pregnancy Center from Campus

Students Lead Charge to Ban Crisis Pregnancy Center from Campus

By JOANNE PARK

October 25, 2018


Filed under News

A group of students and faculty are circulating a petition to ban a local Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC) from advertising and participating in on-campus activities.

Middlebury Rallies to Support Survivors

Middlebury Rallies to Support Survivors

By JAMES FINN

October 4, 2018


Filed under News

Students and community members in downtown Middlebury joined the nationwide #BelieveChristine campaign.

The Concussion Diaries

The Concussion Diaries

By Kyle Finck

April 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was a one-in-a-million chance or a message from God. In Nov. 2008, Sierra Stites ’14 was standing on the sidelines watching her high school soccer team play. Then, a ball kicked from an adjacent field slammed into her head, whipping her skull forward and forever changing her life. “My origin...

Middlebury Residents Debate Language of Town Plan

By Devin MacDonald

November 28, 2012


Filed under Local

The town of Middlebury has always been known for its small, homegrown feel. This atmosphere has been cultivated over the years by the many locally owned businesses that bring quality goods to Addison County. Until 2002, however, those looking for the convenience of bulk shopping had the option of Ames,...

Middlebury Resident Dies in Gunfight

Middlebury Resident Dies in Gunfight

By Conor Grant

October 10, 2012


Filed under Local

George Demarais, 57-year-old Middlebury resident, engaged members of the Middlebury Police Department in a gunfight that lasted for nearly 45 minutes last Thursday, Oct. 4 and ended in his own death. Police responders arrived at Demarais’ home — located on a wooded lot along Vermont 116 near the...

Ride, Roast, and Rock 2012

By Maggie Cochrane

October 3, 2012


Filed under Local

The Ride, Roast & Rock is the major annual fundraiser for Addison Central Teens (ACT), including a biking tour ranging from eight to 54 miles, a pig roast and live music from the Horse Traders at the Middlebury Town Green....

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