Two Earn Foreign Affairs Fellowships

By Nate Sans

May 7, 2014


Filed under News

Two students, Rana Abdelhamid ’15 and Spencer Salibur ’15, were selected as winners of prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships which will provide them with financial support for two years of undergraduate and graduate study in preparation for work as a Foreign Service Officer. The...

Students and Their Businesses

By Isabelle Stillman

April 23, 2014


Filed under Features

Bakery at Crossroads Cafe The school bake sales as you knew them pale in comparison to the kind of creative baked goods the student-run Crossroads Café are selling. From lemon-frosted blueberry cake to banana peanut butter finger cake, from white chocolate sweet potato cake to pumpkin bread, the range...

Students Honor Martin Luther King

By Ben Anderson

January 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Academics

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., four a cappella groups, students from the J-Term course Move2Change and the newly formed student group, the Oratory Society came together this past Monday to put on the “MLK Oratorio: A Celebration in Song, Speech and Dance”. This was the sixteenth year since the show...

Song Avoids Trial, Jail Time

By Kyle Finck

January 15, 2014


Filed under News

As students finished exams and prepared to leave campus in mid-December, Dong Yub “Don” Song ’13 pled guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct, a far cry from the felony sexual assault the State Attorney David Fenster original pursued. Song avoided jail time, paying $716 in total fines, including ...

Students Fast in Solidarity

Students Fast in Solidarity

By Emily Singer

November 20, 2013


Filed under News

Students gathered outside Mead Chapel for a candlelight vigil on Thursday, Nov. 14 to mourn the devastation and damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Southeast Asia and to call attention to climate change. Mourning at the vigil, which was hosted by Divest Midd, was furthered by a number...

Chance Fuels Larger Forum

Chance Fuels Larger Forum

By Nate Sans

November 6, 2013


Filed under News

Axinn 229 was filled to capacity on Nov. 4, as students, faculty and administrators perched on windowsills and tables after chairs were filled to get an opportunity to participate in “Unpacking Chance the Rapper: Exploring the complexities around Community Standards, Artistic Expression and Academic...

On Getting Lost in Paris

By Vicky Marambio

October 30, 2013


Filed under Features

I had a minor shock the other day when, through a seemingly innocent email from our academic director, I found out that we’re already halfway through the semester. In disbelief, I did a little mental check-up, and yup – it’s been almost two months since I first boarded the metro ligne deux with...

News Brief

By Kelsey Collins

October 16, 2013


Filed under News

Student Suspended for Removal of Sept. 11 Memorial Anna Shireman-Grabowski ‘14.5, the student accused of pulling nearly 3,000 American flags from the ground that had been placed on the lawn in front of Mead Chapel to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, was handed a one-year su...

New Drive to Aid Feeling of Being Left to Hang Dry

By Maya Peers-Nitzberg

October 9, 2013


Filed under Features

Students call it “the sophomore slump” — that feeling, common to second-year students, of being pressured to make decisions about majors, studying abroad and, ultimately, life. The College may finally have a solution. For the past year, a “Sophomore Experience” committee of Middlebury staff,...

Clinton Hosts Students at Global Conference

By Kelsey Collins

October 2, 2013


Filed under News

Armel Nibasumba ’16 and Rabeya Jawaid ’16 were invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City from Sept. 25-27. Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, convenes global leaders...

Song Charged, Students React

By Kyle Finck

September 11, 2013


Filed under News

On Monday, Sept. 9, lawyers for former Middlebury College student Dong Yub “Don” Song were back in Addison County Criminal Court facing allegations of Sexual Assault, stemming from an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of May 12. The story of what happened that night was laid out...

Dance Marathon Raises Funds for Hospital

By Isabella Stallworthy

January 23, 2013


Filed under Features

Bright flags from around the world, fast-paced dance music and bouncing dancers filled the McCullough Social Space beginning at 4 p.m. on last Saturday, Jan. 19, kicking off the second annual Middlebury College Dance Marathon. The event was organized to raise money for the Vermont Children’s Hospital....

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