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Music lovers from the college and Middlebury community alike gathered on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Mahaney Arts Center for an evening of Baroque chamber music brought to Middlebury by Le Consort, a quartet of talented French string musicians that formed in 2015.


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Opinion

It’s spring cleaning time: our ins and outs list

As we trudge through the final week of February and see some glimmers of sunlight, it’s worth considering what intentional decisions we can make about how to spend the rest of the semester. What habits do we wish to leave behind in the winter and fall, and what lessons and goals do we wish to bring ...



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Arts & Culture

Makes Ya Feel: February New Music Roundup

Gallery hoppers, Spotify stalkers, book worms, Letterboxd users and anyone who enjoys art, this is the place for you. Makes Ya Feel highlights art across all of its mediums, small and large scale, that (you guessed it) makes ya feel! Check back every other week for recommendations, reviews and discussions. ...


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News

Middlebury named top producer of Fulbrights for 2023-2024

Middlebury has been named a top producer for the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar Programs for the 2023–2024 academic year by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Program. Four out of 23 student applicants and three faculty members at Middlebury were selected for the awards. With seven ...



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Opinion

I’m forgetting my mother tongue

My go-to response to any icebreaker question is that I speak four languages. It piques peoples’ interest, allows me to organically share the many places I call home and reminds me of my history. “I speak four languages.” This is not false, but I have to confess that it is not entirely true either. ...



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Arts & Culture

Reel Critic: “Human Flow”

On the plush red seats of Axinn 232, attendees perched last week for a screening of “Human Flow,” Ai Weiwei’s 2017 visual exploration of human displacement. Co-sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art and Middlebury History of Art and Architecture department, the event drew a mix of community ...




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Opinion

Why We Unite for Ukraine

Being a Ukrainian student in Vermont, studying at one of the most prestigious colleges in the United States, I feel the urge to use my privilege and resources to expedite Ukraine’s victory. My sister, my friends and my home remain in Kyiv. So, despite the 4,420 miles that physically separate me from ...





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Local

Liv, Love, Local: Specs Café

Vermont resident and cocktail professional Sam Nelis is working to realize his full vision of the Specs Café: a café by day and cocktail bar by night, with an associated retail space for local beverages along with café and bar equipment. The Winooski, Vt. space opened as a café in December 2023, ...


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Opinion

What is it to have an eating disorder?

They say that to have an eating disorder is to be at war with yourself. Likewise, to paraphrase Baudelaire, they say that the greatest trick of the enemy is to convince you that there is no war. Overcoming an eating disorder is challenging because it requires you to choose to be at peace with your body ...