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PFL Weekly returns for a second season

PFL Weekly returns for a second season, featuring new hosts Cole Siefer ’25, Ben Wagner ’25, Sam McGarrahan ’25 and Dan Urchuk ’25. Tune in to hear about Middlebury Athletics’ strong start to the opening weeks of the fall season, with all teams earning winning records thus far. Field hockey ...

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College tries out new half-credit course system this fall

Middlebury College is offering six half-credit courses this fall across a few different departments. The courses are offered either full time for half of the semester or half the time for the full semester. One goal of the half-credit courses is to provide students with more flexibility to vary their ...

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Sports summary: How did the Panthers fare this weekend?

The beginning of every academic year is always met with great anticipation at Middlebury, not just due to the start of classes and the sight of familiar faces, but also because of the return of the fall sports season. The semester may still be in its infancy, but there are already reasons abound for ...

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Elsa Alvarado ’18 named youngest director at pentagon

At 24, Elsa Alvardo ’18 is the youngest director at the Pentagon, appointed by President Biden to work as director of strategic communications for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs. The office provides support to the Secretary of Defense in communication with ...


Cultivating change: Working to build a community where everyone feels safe

In the summer of 2020, Middlebury students, alumni and activists rallied together in support of Black Lives Matter and formed a coalition to work towards dismantling oppressive structures on our campus. The students forming this coalition came together from a number of groups including Concerned Students ...


Frisbee looks to stay the course after postseason success

Following impressive postseasons last spring, Middlebury’s ultimate team, the Pranksters, are looking to revamp the team this fall to prepare for the spring 2023 season. Unlike last year, when the Pranksters competed in a fall tournament to make up for the lost season of spring 2020, this year looks ...


19th Annual TAM Trek: Fundraising and fun running

The 19th annual TAM — Trail Around Middlebury — Trek was held this past Sunday, Sept. 18. Maintained by the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT), the TAM includes 19 miles of trails for hiking, running, biking, walking, etc. in Middlebury. The trek has options to run the full 19-mile course, a 10k ...


New Amtrak stop connects Middlebury and New York City

Middlebury is now a station on Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express, which runs daily from New York’s Penn Station to Burlington, Vt. by way of Albany and Rutland. The station opened on July 29, making it the first passenger rail service to operate in the area since 1953.

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Seeking the Future: Quidditch changes name to quadball

Major League Quidditch (MLQ) and U.S. Quidditch (USQ) have announced that they are changing their sport’s official name to “Quadball,” according to a statement released in July. The International Quidditch Association (IQA) has stated that it will adopt the name change as well.


Middlebury Taxi driver charged with unlawful restraint

The owner and operator of Middlebury Taxi, a popular ride service used by students, pleaded not guilty to six charges of felony second-degree unlawful restraint after six women reported being detained in his car on the night of July 4. A police report filed a few minutes after midnight on July 5 registered ...


Queer-owned, all-natural wine shop opens in downtown Middlebury

New Addison County residents Danielle Pattavina and Erika Dunyak recently opened an all-natural wine store in downtown Middlebury. Located at 48 Main Street, Schmetterling Wine Shop welcomed the public through its doors in early July. As a queer couple living down Route 22A in Shoreham, Vermont, Pattavina ...

At the Loom by Alexa Frangos explores the experience of young women working in Middlebury’s textile mills in the early 19th century.

Art meets history in new Henry Sheldon Museum collage exhibit

Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Stewart-Smith Research Center with a new exhibit featuring documents from the center refashioned into collages. The exhibit, “Artists in the Archives: Community, History, and Collage,” focuses largely on the idea of ...

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Midd Summer Market brings local products to downtown Middlebury

The Midd Summer Market launched on May 19, offering the town of Middlebury a place to find artisan goods, fresh produce and local vendors. The market is located at Triangle Park by the fountain, and will continue running until Oct. 6. The market ran every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. during the summer, ...

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Arts & Culture

Reel Critic: “Top Gun: Maverick”

Reel Critic is back for another year with more reviews of the latest Hirschfield hits, indie favorites and blockbuster classics making the rounds at Middlebury. Look for the weekly column in the Arts and Culture section to hear what The Campus’s film critics have to say about the films you’ve already ...

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Arts & Culture

The ultimate list of Vermont fall activities

September has begun. The air is getting crisper, leaves are starting to change color and pumpkin spice is on the menu again. This can only mean one thing: Fall is here. Many first-years might be experiencing their very first New England fall, and with so many great ways to enjoy the season, it may begin ...

Arts & Culture

WRMC: Meet the Radio!

My name is Gennie Herron, and I am the General Manager for WRMC Middlebury College Radio. I have been involved with the station since my first semester, when I started a radio show called “Songs I Play for My Dad in the Car.” Each week I picked a different road trip destination and made a playlist ...