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Middlebury voting guide

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

February 27, 2020

This voting guide answers typical questions about the primary process and voting in Middlebury.

When voting in Vermont, don’t half-ass it

When voting in Vermont, don’t half-ass it

By EDITORIAL BOARD

February 27, 2020

Not all college students have an easy time voting in their school’s state. In Vermont, we’re lucky.

Let’s not sit this one out

By MIDDVOTE

February 27, 2020

It is a widely-held belief that the measure of a democracy is its ability to ensure free and fair elections for its people.

What we talk about when we talk about guns

By MAX PADILLA

November 7, 2019

Conversations surrounding gun control can feel like a dime a dozen. And while it is important to have those difficult conversations, it is equally important to do so correctly.

Conservative op-ed columnist champions American exceptionalism

By RACHEL LU

October 31, 2019

For many conservatives, President Donald Trump’s election in 2016 disrupted the country’s understanding of politics, conservatism and national identity. As a conservative op-ed columnist at The New York Times, Ross Douthat grapples with this disruption everyday.

At very least, read the news “Pass/Fail”

At very least, read the news “Pass/Fail”

By ELLIE EBERLEE

October 10, 2019

New students, I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that this place has a unique ability to block out the rest of the world.

Polish Alumnus: Legutko ‘a ruthless politician that contributed to Poland’s downfall’

By THOMAS GAWEL

April 25, 2019

When I first saw that Mr. Legutko was invited to speak on campus, my reaction was not outrage. It was, quite honestly, a mere surprise.

A Response to Thomas

By MICHAEL KRAUS

April 25, 2019

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your heartfelt and thoughtful letter. It’s always good to hear from you! I recall fondly your assistance in my research, as well as your excellent presentation to our class on Poland, explaining why the Justice and Law party (PiS) won the 2015 election overwhelmingly...

Trump’s Recklessness Only Grows

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

January 17, 2019

Trump has moved away from facts and into pure rhetoric.

Wygmans Re-elected State’s Attorney After Two-Day Recount

Wygmans Re-elected  State’s Attorney After Two-Day Recount

By CAROLINE KAPP

November 29, 2018

A team of volunteers comes together to recount the ballots for Addison County's State Attorney.

Community Joins Nation to Rally for Mueller

Community Joins Nation to Rally for Mueller

By JAMES FINN

November 15, 2018

Residents Support Mueller Inquiry.

A Press for the People

By MATT SMITH

November 15, 2018

While the president’s disregard for the truth is troubling, his blatant disrespect and animosity for the press is even more disconcerting.

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