Divestment 101

By Guest Contributor

September 11, 2013

What is this “divestment”? To those of you new to Middlebury or just returning from abroad, I wish to say welcome and keep an eye out for us.  The issue of divestment from fossil fuels and arms manufacturing has been a hot topic for the past year, and it will continue to be.  Let me get you...

Doubling Down to Bring You the Best

By Kyle Finck

September 11, 2013

The Campus has two contracts to uphold this year. A contract with you, the reader, and a contract to pursue the truth at all costs. We don’t write for Old Chapel. We don’t write for the Board of Trustees. We write for you, the Middlebury student. This year, we have made slight changes to try and br...

Voices Against the Addison County Natural Gas Project

By Guest Contributor

April 24, 2013

We are a coalition of Middlebury College staff, faculty and students who stand in opposition to the Addison County Natural Gas project. The project will transport fracked gas from Alberta and continue Vermont and Middlebury College’s dependency on fossil fuels for the next half-century. We demand that...

We Fell for Liddell

By Guest Contributor

April 24, 2013

The SGA campaign season is an exciting time for us as members of the current SGA Senate to reflect back on our year, engage with students on the issues that matter and offer competing solutions on how to make Middlebury a better place. We know first hand the power and importance of the SGA as a formal...

Staying Well Through Living Hell

By Guest Contributor

April 24, 2013

As we near the end of the semester, when assignments abound and professors squeeze in those last 250 pages of reading, it is as important as ever to operate with your well-being in mind. Eating well, exercising, sleeping and even having some fun will go a long way in how you appreciate the end of the...

Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead

By Jack Apollo George

April 24, 2013

There is a lot to be said about respecting the dead. There is also a lot to be said about how much so many people hated the late Baroness Thatcher. Following the UK’s first and thus far only female prime minister’s death, columnists and intellectuals across England raged war over whether or not one...

XL Pipeline Revisited

By Guest Contributor

April 24, 2013

Environmentalists across North America have recently become infatuated with the XL Keystone Pipeline System. The current proposals will expand the pipeline system to provide oil from Alberta, Canada to Texas. What many environmental groups protesting this pipeline fail to comprehend is that the oil will...

‘Reason’ and What Sustainability Teaches

By Julian Macrone

April 24, 2013

As the Campus’s editorial staff pointed out last week, on April 3 the National Association of Scholars released a report titled “What Does Bowdoin Teach?” Authored by Peter Wood and Michael Toscano, and funded by Tom Klingenstein (a Williams College alumnus), the report attempts to systematically examine ...

In Support of Delta

By Guest Contributor

March 13, 2013

To whom it may concern, As Delta alumni, we are writing to express our collective concern over the potential disbandment of the Delta student organization at Middlebury College. To a significant portion of campus, Delta represents a welcoming and inclusive environment where students may gather to...

Reclaim Your Weekend

By Guest Contributor

March 13, 2013

Girl is a few drinks in. Feeling a good buzz, but maybe had a couple too many. It’s one a.m. and this Ridgeline basement is crowded, the floor is sticky and the playlist is beginning to lose its sophistication. Unknown Boy approaches and without even a pleasantry, proceeds to latch himself onto her...

Is it Okay to Miss Class to be Arrested?

By Bronwyn Oatley

March 13, 2013

This week, I had a hard time writing my story for the news section. On Monday evening around 6 p.m., just as we were about to begin layout for the newspaper, we received word that four students had been arrested while attending a protest at the TransCanada northeast U.S. office in Massachusetts. The s...

Chavez, North Korea, and the Lack of Coherent Anti-U.S. Rhetoric

By Jack Apollo George

March 13, 2013

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, has died. One of the last bastions of old-school socialism has passed away. He was undisputedly among the most important and frantically adored national leaders during the early years of the 21st century, and hundreds of thousands of his followers have since...

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