Although the fall season is short, it is off to a sweet start for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams. Both teams opened their season the weekend of Sept. 16 and have begun gearing up for the regional and cup Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) competitions.
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Middlebury will add another C.V. Starr School Abroad to the map this spring, bridging the gap between Vermont and Taiwan. Students will have the opportunity to study at National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung, a port city in southern Taiwan with over 2.7 million residents.
Is bigger really always better? I love watching movies and spent the summer catching up on Hollywood’s latest films. Yet I’ve noticed that many popular movies are racking up formidable running times. I’m left wondering: What happened to the 90-minute movie?
College offers financial incentives, alternative housing due to high demand for upperclassmen housing
Due to increased student enrollment this fall because of a larger-than-usual number of students graduating in February 2024, Middlebury is offering a variety of housing alternatives this semester, including a $10,000 stipend to juniors and seniors who take a voluntary leave of absence for the fall semester and J-term.
“From the Archives” is an opportunity for various writers to visit the Middlebury Special Collections and write about a different artifact each week. The Special Collections boasts over 10,000 historic items, and through this column we encourage writers to explore not only the college’s history, but also the history of the world around us.
“The Menu” serves moviegoers a not-so-subtle social commentary through intricate culinary dishes, a flavorful cast and a tight, tense setting. The film follows Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she accompanies her date, Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), to an exclusive, elaborate dinner at Hawthorne, a restaurant on a private island. Hawthorne is run by militaristic head chef Julian (Ralph Fiennes), who lives and works on the island with a group of dedicated sous chefs.
Maggie Reynolds ’24 from Slingerlands, N.Y. is kicking off her junior season on the women’s swimming and diving team. Reynolds, a history major and Spanish and political science double minor, primarily swims the 200 and 400 meter individual medley (IM). In this installment of seven questions, she discusses how she got into the sport, pre-race rituals and her favorite song to swim to.
With midterm elections around the corner, many students are in the process of filling out their ballots and mailing them to county offices around the country. For some students, particularly out-of-state students, attitudes toward voting have changed since coming to Middlebury.
Respected professor, provost and community member, Jeffrey (Jeff) Cason, passed away last July, leaving an indelible impact personally and professionally on the Middlebury campus.
For rural communities like Ripton, Bristol and Middlebury, Vt., town centers and more densely populated neighborhoods become a trick-or-treater’s paradise. Since many houses are farther apart, parents often direct their children to a central area where they can celebrate safely. Some rural communities have established different traditions altogether.
Tatum Peskin ’24, an environmental economics major from Basking Ridge, N.J., is amidst a competitive junior cross country season. In this installment of seven questions, Peskin discusses how she got into the sport, her favorite pre-race traditions and her hidden gem running spots.
Where to begin. “Don’t Worry Darling” is a big-budget, star-studded psychological thriller whose reputation preceded its release. I had high hopes for the film, but as the credits rolled, those hopes were replaced with questions.
If you’re anything like me, summertime is for catching up on TV shows. This season brought the latest installments of fan-favorite shows like “Stranger Things,” “Never Have I Ever” and “Only Murders in the Building,” but also fresh and exciting programs. I will be recapping four of my favorite new shows from the past few months in this article. Happy watching!
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.
With the conclusion of a stressful housing draw, many juniors are left without housing for the fall semester and await the August draw process.
Timely themes of problematic inheritance and climate change loom large in “How Strange a Season,” a new collection of fiction stories from Visiting Assistant Professor of English & American Literatures Megan Mayhew Bergman. The book, containing seven short stories and a novella, “Indigo Run,” was released this past March and has garnered positive attention from The New York Times and The New Yorker.
While I love the iconic panther statue and #rollpants as much as the next Midd Kid, I can’t help but wonder why a school in rural Vermont has a black panther, which has never roamed the area, for a mascot. We’re among 33 colleges with this mascot, and the panther is the fourth most popular college mascot, following the bulldog, the tiger and the eagle. Surely, we can come up with a mascot that is more unique to Middlebury and better suits the character of the college.
As the snow melts and current Middlebury students gather on the quad to enjoy the Vermont spring sunshine, high school seniors around the world are receiving their college acceptance emails. This year was one of Middlebury’s most competitive admissions processes yet, and students have until May 6 to make a final decision. As the end of the semester approaches, the class of 2025 is wrapping up their first year of college and offers their reflections and wisdom for the classes of 2026(.5).
Beginning March 14, the Addison Central School District (ACSD) transitioned to “mask-optional” status following new Vermont state guidelines. In an email sent to the ACSD community, ACSD Superintendent Peter Burrows thanked students and staff for helping keep the school safe over the past two years and emphasized how all members of the community could now decide whether or not to wear a mask.
The Board of Trustees approved a 4.5% increase in tuition on March 15, raising the total cost of undergraduate tuition to $62,000 and room and board to $17,800 for the 2022–23 academic year. Additionally, the student activities fee will increase $20 to $460, bringing the total cost of attendance at Middlebury to more than $80,000.