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Students, Administrators Share Reactions to Town Hall

Students, Administrators Share Reactions to Town Hall

By SARAH ASCH

November 29, 2017

After a tense town hall meeting in Mead Chapel on Wed., Nov. 8, students and administrators continue to work to address the issues that face the Middlebury Community. The town hall, which was co-sponsored by President Laurie Patton, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Black Student Union (B...

SGA Institutes Financial Aid for J-Term Workshops

By BOCHU DING

November 15, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) Finance Committee has allocated $2,500 to help students receiving financial aid pay for Winter Term workshops. The SGA has added other improvements intended to streamline the application process and improve accessibility to workshops. Every year, the Student Activities office ho...

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

Students Question Administrators at Tense Town Hall

By THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS

November 14, 2017

College president Laurie Patton sent a school wide email on Wed., Nov. 8, inviting students, faculty and staff, to a town hall the following day, Nov. 9. “It is clear to me and, I believe, to many of you, that the essential bond of trust and assumption of good intentions that should unite us is ...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 8, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and president of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

SGA, Patton Develop Common Agenda

By KYLE NAUGHTON

November 1, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) has recently formulated a common agenda in collaboration with the administration and President of Middlebury Laurie L. Patton. The agenda lists nine specific points that the administration and the SGA will collectively work to address in the coming years. Patton p...

SGA Calls for Changes to Open Disciplinary Hearings

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

November 1, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed a bill on Oct. 29 calling for changes to the college’s disciplinary hearing procedures, including a request that the handbook explicitly declare open hearings accessible to all college community members. The bill comes in response to dissatisfaction with the open...

SGA, Admin Collaborate on New Dining Options

SGA, Admin Collaborate on New Dining Options

By ELIZABETH SAWYER

October 11, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Director of Food Services Dan Detora have continued to collaborate on changes to the dining halls in response to student feedback to the SGA’s dining survey. Though the survey left them sifting through widespread criticism of the new swipe system, SGA s...

First-Year Senators Elected

First-Year Senators Elected

By BEN DOHAN

October 11, 2017

First-year students John Schurer and David Vargas won the Student Government Association (SGA) election for first-year senator. Over half of the Class of 2021 voted, with 322 ballots cast. Ten students competed for the two spots. Schurer finished first with twenty percent of the vote (130 ballots tota...

SGA Conducts Student Dining Survey

By James Finn

September 27, 2017

The SGA sent students a survey via email on Wednesday, Sept. 20, seeking opinions about the changes to the dining system implemented at the start of this semester. SGA senators Maryam Mahboob ’18 and Hannah Pustejovsky ’18 sent students the survey in anticipation of a meeting between members of t...

SGA President Jin Sohn Talks Year Ahead

SGA President Jin Sohn Talks Year Ahead

By KYLE NAUGHTON and ELAINE VELIE

September 13, 2017

This week The Middlebury Campus sat down with Jin Sohn '18, the new Student Government Association (SGA) President. This interview has been lightly edited for clarity, and was conducted both in-person and via email. Middlebury Campus (MC): What are your primary goals for this academic year? Jin Sohn (JS): We just ...

Rae Aaron Elected Speaker of SGA Senate

Rae Aaron Elected Speaker of SGA Senate

By KYLE NAUGHTON

September 13, 2017

During the Sept. 10 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA), Feb Senator Rae Aaron ’19.5 was elected speaker of the senate. Senator Aaron has served on the SGA since February 2016, her first semester, and hopes to improve both senatorial communication and transparency in her new positi...

Students Elect SGA President, CC Co-Chairs

By Kyle Naughton, Senior Writer

April 26, 2017

The spring elections for the Student Government Association (SGA) were held on April 19, appointing a multitude of new representatives who will serve in the Senate next year. Jin Sohn ’18 was elected as the new President of SGA, while the Co-Chair of Community Council will be Kyle Wright ’19.5 duri...

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