Community Council Update: Council examines dorm damage

By Middlebury Campus

March 10, 2011

In the Feb. 28 Community Council meeting, council member and Assistant Director of Custodial Services Linda Ross spoke to the council about the recent rise in dorm damages. During the 2006-2007 school year, there was $54,418.69 in student dorm damages, well below last year’s number of $97,961.89. Through...

Overseas Briefing

By Middlebury Campus

March 10, 2011

DUNEDIN — For geology majors, New Zealand is a great place to study abroad. I’ve already had the opportunity to geek out over mudstone boulders and columnar basalt. There are tall volcanoes not too far from glaciers that touch the ocean. At the top of the North Island, one can watch waves crash together...

College Shorts

By Middlebury Campus

March 9, 2011

Harvard brings Navy ROTC back Following the repeal of the controversial “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” law that banned gays from openly serving in the military, Harvard University has decided to bring back the Navy portion of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC). The program was previously banned...

Zimride to offer green carpooling at Midd

By Middlebury Campus

March 4, 2011

Students have proposed the use of Zimride, a new ride share system, to reduce the number of vehicles on campus and serve as an alternate means of transportation. According to its website, the California-based initiative is designed “to create social, sustainable and convenient transportation.” Unique...

Grille to open seven days a week

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

With the hiring of a new manager, the Grille will once again be open seven days a week. The new schedule will take effect the week of March 7 as David Cannistra comes on board as general manager of retail foods, overseeing dining operations at the Grille, the Ralph Myhre golf course and the lodge at the Snow...

Gifford suffers fire damage

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

Early Saturday morning, a fire in a trashcan on the third floor of Gifford Hall activated hallway fire sprinklers, causing significant water damage to the second and third floors of the building. No students were injured in the incident. Both the Middlebury Police and the Department of Public Safety a...

Comprehensive fee hits 53k

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

Old Chapel has set the comprehensive fee at $53,420* for the 2011-2012 academic year, a 2.5 percent increase over this year. After a policy begun in Feb. 2010, the comprehensive fee was limited to an increase of one percent above the Consumer Price Index, guaranteeing that it will not increase out of...

Students call for reopening of Atwater

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

In early February the Student Government Association (SGA) conducted a survey about the dining services at the College. Carried out independent of the Department of Dining Services, the survey was designed to be a barometer of student feelings towards dining at the College. The SGA Food Committee, led...

EIA fair connects students, employers

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

In early February the Student Government Association (SGA) conducted a survey about the dining services at the College. Carried out independent of the Department of Dining Services, the survey was designed to be a barometer of student feelings towards dining at the College. The SGA Food Committee,...

Site compiles advising resources

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

The Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTLR) has recently created a new resource for academic advisers that brings necessary information together into a single website, accessible by both faculty and students. Conversations regarding its development began in fall 2008 at meetings held before...

SGA Update

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

At the Feb. 27 meeting, Dean of the College Gus Jordan took comments and questions from the SGA about the first draft of the Student Life Chapter of the College’s self-study for reaccreditation. The SGA also continued to discuss the proposed new gym in Ross Commons and suggested changes to the College’s...

Beyond the Bubble

By Middlebury Campus

March 3, 2011

While popular revolutionary movements have occurred in many states in North Africa and the Middle East since January, in no country have they proved as violent as in Libya. Over the past week, Libyan anti-government protestors have been met by force in several major cities, resulting in the deaths of...

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