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Liddell Wins in Landslide Election

By Ilana Gratch

May 8, 2013

On Thursday, May 2, an all-campus email announced that Rachel Liddell ’15 was elected President of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The election yielded a record turnout with a total of 1,484 votes. Liddell received 772 votes, which amounted to 52.02 percent...

From the President’s Desk

By Charlie Arnowitz

May 8, 2013

Middlebury, it has been four wonderful years, and while I’m ready to go, graduation is also bittersweet. I will miss my friends, classes, professors and activities, and I will miss being surrounded by mountains, books and seemingly limitless resources. I will also miss being involved in the Student...

SGA Update: SGA elections to be held May 1

By Will Schwartz

April 17, 2013

The Student Government Association (SGA) held meetings on Sunday, April 7 and Sunday, April 14. Election Season SGA President Charlie Arnowitz ’13 announced that elections for next year’s open SGA positions will be held on Wednesday, May 1. A meeting for prospective candidates was held on Tue...

From the President’s Desk

By Charlie Arnowitz

April 10, 2013

Elections are determined by those who show up. It’s springtime, Middlebury, and that means it’s election season. Middlebury College is an institution filled with leaders who want to give back to the community. When we arrive for first-year orientation, we meet former high school soccer team captains,...

From the President’s Desk

By Charlie Arnowitz

March 20, 2013

It’s easy at Middlebury to take for granted our unlimited meal plan, free gym access and professors with seemingly unlimited office hours. Nonetheless, it’s still clear that this isn’t a perfect place — this becomes clearer with every comment about dishes, laundry machines, need-blind admissions...

SGA Reviews Honor Code

By Will Schwartz

March 6, 2013

On Feb. 24, the Student Government Organization (SGA) held their weekly meeting. The Senate was informed that the “’Merica Dance” held the Friday before the meeting had been fairly successful. Senators Graham Shaw ’16 and Hasher Nisar ’16 had led the efforts in promoting the event. At its peak,...

From the President’s Desk

By Charlie Arnowitz

February 27, 2013

Is it cheating to falsely claim to have completed an assignment on time? What about falsely claiming to have attended a class? Students at Middlebury aren’t always reading notes off the bottom of their shoes or copying test answers: cheating goes beyond that. Passing on problem sets, falsifying lab...

College Agrees To Absorb A Portion of SGA Budget

By Peter Murray

February 13, 2013

On Jan. 25, President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz, Dean of the College Shirley Collado and Vice President of Finance Patrick Norton agreed to resume funding several programs — including midnight breakfast and 24/7 open hours at the library during finals week — which the Student Government...

From the President’s Desk

By Charlie Arnowitz

January 23, 2013

As we start to review the results of the SGA Student Life Survey (Don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to #takethesurvey), a trend is starting to emerge. A number of students are dissatisfied with the Middlebury social scene and are unable to pursue their “preferred weekend lifestyle.” ...

SGA Update

By Will Schwartz

January 23, 2013

At the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Sunday, Jan. 20, SGA President Charlie Arnowitz ’13 started the meeting by announcing that break buses from this past winter break were profitable. The only buses that failed to make a profit were those that went to White Plains, N.Y. Next the...

From the President’s Desk

By Guest Contributor

January 16, 2013

It’s J-Term — a time to indulge in all Middlebury has to offer. One glorious month when students learn how to speak Swahili, go skiing from dawn to dusk, watch an entire season of Homeland (relatively) guilt-free and have time to do really fun things, like take surveys! The SGA is always looking...

SGA Update

By Michelle Smoler

December 5, 2012

An on-going discussion of Feb student over-representation among SGA Senators came to a head at the meeting last Sunday, Dec. 2, in which the Senate passed a bill limiting Feb students from running and voting for class senate seats in a vote of 8-5-3. SGA President Charlie Arnowitz ’13 and others pushed...

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