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The Setonian

New Room Draw Policy Distributes Blocks, Houses Among Commons

Author: Emily Thayer Last Wednesday, Residential Systems Coordinator Mariah McKechnie '01 met with the Student Government Association (SGA) to present two scenarios for the distribution of senior housing blocks among the five commons and to answer questions concerning changes in room draw procedure. ...


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Elworthy Urges Erasable Citation Policy

Author: Chesley Thurber At a Student Government Association (SGA) Senate meeting last Sunday, SGA President Brian Elworthy '02.5 announced plans to present a revision of the College's alcohol citation policy that would enable a student to remove a citation from his or her record by attending alcohol ...


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Perennial Leakage Forces College to Consider Fletcher's Future

Author: Bob Wainwright In one of the mildest winters in recent memory, Fletcher Field House was closed down for the first time this year last Wednesday due to leakage from the roof and slippery patches on the floor. This should be the last year for the old Fletcher roof, however, as the College has ...


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Education Serves Up More Than Drinks

Author: Erich Kahner They are friends, counselors and physicians to hundreds. Patrons flock primarily on weekends or after hard days at work seeking the help of these people and taking advantages of the services and products they offer. In their world, the night scene is their playground and the alcohol ...


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Council Approves Academic Interest House Recommendations

Author: Peter Simon The Community Council Subcommittee on Social and Academic Interest Houses has made recommendations for the future of Middlebury College's nine academic interest houses. The subcommittee's suggestions came as the result of a new system of house evaluation implemented in January, 2001. ...


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King Voted Feb First-Year Senator, Juniors Face Run-Off Election

Author: Cara Lovell The mid-year first-year class elected Edward King '05.5 to the Student Government Association (SGA) last Sunday, while the tight race in the junior class election resulted in a tie between Simon Isaacs '03 and Amine Bouchentouf '03. SGA Director of Membership Sara Schuman '02.5 plans ...


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Legislators Assail 'Homosexual Agenda' in Schools`

Author: Meghan Michelson In a state that has struggled with the battle and ultimate victory of civil unions, it comes as no surprise that another controversial issue regarding homosexuality in Vermont was recently brought to the public's attention. This time, the political debate lies between state ...


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New Safety Phones to be Installed

Author: Campus Editor in Chief Student Government Association (SGA) President Brian Elworthy '02.5 announced plans to place four additional emergency phones around campus in the coming month. Even though the call box units have already arrived, Facilities Management must await final approval from Director ...


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SGA Petitions for African American Studies Major NEWS ANALYSIS

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee A quarter-page petition, stationed at The Juice Bar in McCullough since March 1, calls for "enriching our Middlebury [College] experiences" through the creation of an African-American Studies major. This marks the first public move of a student-driven curriculum discussion, ...


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Study Scrutinizes College Emissions

Author: Ron Schildge Over the past decade Middlebury College has significantly increased its greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to the looming threat of global climate change, according to an ongoing Emissions Inventory. The Emissions Inventory is a cooperative effort among Sustainable Campus Coordinator ...


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Town Residents to Hear Porter Lot Proposal

Author: Paul Barnwell A comprehensive Middlebury College parking plan will be presented on Wednesday night at the Middlebury town planning meeting, enabling citizens to voice concern over or support for the proposal. The report, prepared by Director of Public Safety Lisa Boudah, includes a plan to create ...


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ADA Fund Awaits Class of 2002 Endorsement

Author: Claire Bourne The Senior Class Gift Committee, now in its 21st year at Middlebury College, has compiled a list of three potential gifts among which the Class of 2002 will select one in online voting to begin next week. According to Co-Chair Kristie Gonzalez '02, the options include a thesis ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Andrea Gissing Bates Senior Killed in BrawlMorgan W. McDuffee, a senior at Bates College, was stabbed to death in a street brawl in Lewiston, Maine, early Sunday morning. The fight involved almost a dozen Bates students and 10 local youths. Maine State Police arrested Brandon Thongsavanh, 19, ...


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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 100 billionTimes per second that the new silicon germanium chips, made by Vermont's IBM plant, will be able to turn on and off. The plant, located in Essex Junction, Vt., will be the only factory in the world to produce the world's newest and fastest computer chip. 2 percentAmount ...


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Multilinguists Converse Beyond Borders

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee LaKesha Lindsay '96 came to Middlebury College to study Russian and is now a self-employed jewelry designer in Louisville, Ky. "I was my major from Day One," said Lindsay. She noted that she wanted to study Russian as early as 13 years old, when she read about the country's ...


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"On the Record..."

Author: [no author name found] My decision to study Russian was made in high school, when the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union came apart. It seemed like all of the history that was being made at the time was happening in East Europe, and I wanted to go over there and check it out.—Colin Guard ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Andrea Gissing U. New Hampshire Student Sued for Using a Fake IDAfter a recent settlement between a Durham, N.H,. storeowner and a University of New Hampshire student, New Hampshire alcohol sellers are now able to file suit against underage customers using fake identification to buy alcoholic ...


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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 18The age Vermont teens must be in order to legally have a body piercing in any location besides their earlobes, regardless of parental consent, according to a new legislative agreement that will be passed as soon as the proposal receives Governor Dean's signature. The ...


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Language, Senior Houses Swap Locations

Author: Chesley Thurber As a result of a proposal passed by the Community Council earlier this year concerning academic interest housing, the Italian, Russian and German houses will all be relocating next fall. The plan is designed to give the three language departments houses they can fill consistently ...