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The Setonian

Editorial: Housing Changes

The recent controversy over the reorganization of super block housing this semester has left many students upset, confused and scrambling to find new plans for the upcoming year. Despite the series of e-mails sent out and the information meetings held in an attempt to help upperclassmen through the ...


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Editorial: A drinking age endorsement

Over the past few weeks, these pages have seen a flurry of debate over the Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) of 21. This week alone, three separate pieces in the opinions section deal with the topic, and each of the last four weeks have included at least one op-ed submission targeting this contentious ...


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Editorial: Let's talk about history

The calendar turned itself to March this week, taking with it the Olympics, Winter Carnival and, of course, “Let’s Talk About Sex” Month. The annual series of events, sponsored by the Office of Health and Wellness Education, included a dating game, discussion about sexual conversation and a sex ...


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Editorial: A tradition to reemerge

This weekend marks the 87th annual Middlebury Winter Carnival, and, following the trend of the past few years, the weekend promises to be full of exciting opportunities — including ski races, a comedian, ice sculpting, ’80s music, a top-flight DJ and more. In addition to the tremendous efforts of ...


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Editorial - 02/18/10

Correction Appended After a year and a half of chopping the low-hanging fruit from the College’s budgetary tree, President Liebowitz, through his speech on the budget crisis, offered a welcome demonstration of commitment, confidence and cautious optimism. Exhibiting the transparency that is quickly ...


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Editorial - 02/11/10

After many weeks of hype and expectation, the new Middlebury Web site launched last week to equal measures of excitement and uncertainty. Having spent over a year tailoring the site and seeking input from different community groups, the Web makeover team’s (mostly) finished product marks a bold departure ...


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Editorial - 01/21/10

Not long ago, we reacted with optimism to a reinvigorated SGA Senate that knocked down issue after issue under the resourceful and ambitious leadership of SGA President Michael Panzer ’10. Panzer’s SGA seemed poised for more breakthroughs in the new year, having passed a bill in December to fund ...


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Op-Ed: Tragedy of the past decade, tentative hope of the next

I was 11 years old, and it was my first time back to Israel since my family had left when I was five. We decided to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem, and I clearly remember being surprised by how many soldiers there were, by the flood of olive drab around the ancient, cool sandstone. I asked my ...


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Editorial - 1/14/10

President Emeritus John McCardell’s recent decision to leave Middlebury caused a wave of conflicting feelings and responses within the College community. On the one hand, it’s hard to watch someone leave who has contributed so much to the advancement and general success of Middlebury College. On ...


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Editorial: Green Issue 2.0

If last year’s Green Issue was meant to be a groundbreaking endeavor, we at The Campus are even more excited about this year’s incarnation. While last year’s issue appeared as a novelty, albeit an important and resourceful one, this second-annual issue represents someting more. In some ways, it ...


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Editorial: The SGA's Refreshing Initiative

Student Government Association (SGA) President Michael Panzer ’10 has raised the bar. By passing legislation in recent weeks to restore Midnight Breakfast, launch ACTR shuttle routes on campus and extend 24-hour library access during exam time, this year’s SGA Senate has proven itself more aggressive ...


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Monterey Institute: What is Next?

On Sunday, April 16 the Student Government Association (SGA) passed a bill expressing concern about the possible acquisition of the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS). The 12-3-1 vote in favor of the bill, which recommended to President Ronald D. Liebowitz and the Board of Trustees that ...




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