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In Response to “Unlearning Ignorance”

By Jena Ritchey January 27, 2016

I am writing as a white student in response to the editorial written last week by Eli Susman.  When I talked to Eli over dinner, he emphasized that his intention was to foster open listening and unify...

Active Threat Training Overlooks Causes

By Jackson Adams March 18, 2015

If you are a Freshman or Sophomore, you likely attended a mandatory “Active Threat” seminar put on by the school administration during J-Term. Those of you fortunate enough to have missed it the first...

The View From My Desk

The View From My Desk

By Zane Anthony March 18, 2015

Terracotta hexagons tessellate the floors at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington D.C., where I intern. Soles pat, dignified, across them as agents flood in and out of the aisles office...

Match Our Investments with Our Mission

By Jeannie Bartlett March 11, 2015

Middlebury may have lost control over its investments. In his Report On The Recent Board Of Trustees Meeting, President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz wrote that our current investment strategy “raises...

What is Canadian Healthcare?

By Danny Zhang March 11, 2015

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments for King v. Burwell, the second major legal challenge in four years to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known...

AEI: A Platform For Political Discussion

By Alexander Khan March 11, 2015

What will our government do going forward? This issue serves as more than mere content for nightly news shows. It is on the minds of students at Middlebury who want to see something done about the issues...

PubSafe: The Other Side of Rebranding

By Alex Epstein March 11, 2015

If you ask most Middlebury students what they think of the College’s recent effort to rebrand the school, the odds are that most responses will be in regards to the logo.  Small petitions to stop the...

What’s More Important Than a Life?

By Jack Apollo George March 11, 2015

Mesopotamia was the birthplace of civilization. Its fertile lands allowed for the first instances of agriculture and organized society. From between the rivers Euphrates and Tigris emerged the first empires....

Fight Isn’t Over for Gay Marriage

By Danny Zhang February 25, 2015

Over the last few months, thanks to the Supreme Court declining to take up the marriage equality petitions before it in October, a tidal wave of judicial decisions in favor of marriage equality has swept...

In Defense of Intervention

By Ben Kinney September 11, 2013

“I want to make it absolutely clear to Assad ... [that] the use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable ... if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons ... you will be held...

Dive$ting for Dollar$

By Zach Drennen September 11, 2013

Forget everything you thought you knew about why Middlebury College must divest. It is not about abandoning profitable investments for moral reasons. It is about abandoning investments with little hope...

Pandora’s Sarin Box

By Jack Apollo George September 11, 2013

He didn’t want to tell us the story, but he did. The man at the dinner table this summer had dug up the bodies of murdered Kurds in the early nineties. He had recovered samples in order to help prove...

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