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Board of Trustees Raises Fee to $35,900

Author: Ron Schildge Board of Trustee member Nancy Furlong '75 and Acting President Ronald Liebowitz announced the Trustees' decision to increase the comprehensive fee for the 2002-2003 academic year by 4.66 percent at Sunday's Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. Tuition will rise to $35,900 ...


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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 180Degrees spun counterclockwise into oncoming traffic by a chartered Coach USA bus that was transporting skiers from Boston to Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vt. on the morning of Feb. 17. The driver of the bus is being charged with felony for negligent operation of ...


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Cheerleading Squad Eyes Future Success

Author: Campus Editor in Chief Anna Rita Pergolizzi '04, the founder of Middlebury College's first-ever competitive cheerleading squad, named the first nine members of the team last week, the first step in establishing what said she hopes will become a prominent activity on campus.To introduce the cheerleaders ...


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Draw Reform Promotes Commons Equity

Author: Anne Jennings Residential Systems Coordinator Mariah McKechnie '01 presented a new room draw plan to Community Council Tuesday. Although particulars of the new system are still being discussed, the changes will go into effect during this year's room draw. The new plan will "redistribute block ...


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Slayton Praises Writing, Mountains, Growing Old

Author: Rose Boyer Tom Slayton, devout Vermonter and editor of Vermont Life magazine, addressed a crowd of mountain lovers Feb. 15 at Middlebury College's Twilight Auditorium, marking the fifth of 11 presentations that make up the Green Mountain Club's 10th annual Taylor Winter Series. As the guest ...


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Elder Honored With Eco-Spirit Award

Author: Cara Lovell The local environmental group Spirit in Nature presented Stewart Professor of English and Environmental Studies John Elder with their annual Eco-Spirit Award on Sunday, recognizing his strong sense of faith and longstanding commitment to environmental issues.Visiting Scholar Bill ...


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Vermonter Rides Her Way To The First American Gold Medal

Author: Megan MichelsonLocal News Editor Kelly Clark, 18, of West Dover, Vt., was the first American to win a gold medal at the 19th Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah in the women's halfpipe snowboard competition. The event was held on Sunday, Feb. 10. Clark's performance dominated the competition, ...


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Valentine's Day Benefits Local Shops, Restaurants

Author: Megan MichelsonLocal News Editor Middlebury businesses are preparing for a busy and romantic holiday this Valentine's Day. Last minute gift shopping for that special someone and dinner reservations for parties of two are keeping local shops and restaurants bustling to schedule plenty of employees ...


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Morton Leaves Middlebury Magazine

Author: Ashley Elpern After leading Middlebury Magazine since 1995, Rachel Morton, former director of publications and editor of the periodical, has been named features editor of The Burlington Free Press. Guest editor Jake Chaplaine will oversee the production of the College-based magazine until a ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Claire Bourne Hostage Situation Ends at Fairfield UniversityTwenty-two students and a professor were taken hostage yesterday afternoon in a classroom at Connecticut's Fairfield University by a recent graduate claiming to be armed with an explosive device. Five female students were released shortly ...


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Trustees to Vote on Fee, Construction Plans

Author: Ann Jennings At this weekend's meeting, the Board of Trustees will address the comprehensive fee for the 2002-2003 school year, consider the final approval for construction of the Library and Technology Center (LATC) and discuss the timing for the planned Atwater Commons expansion project. Student ...


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Counting on Vermont

Author: [no author name found] 24Recipes tried before the Samual Adams Beer Company settled on the right combination of ingredients for their new reduced calorie light beer, which was taste tested and approved in six cities in the United States, including Burlington, Vt. $3,000Estimated retail price ...


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State Dairy Industry In Jeopardy

Author: Deborah Jones Local artist Woody Jackson's 70 paintings of Holstein cows may best be known for gracing Ben and Jerry's ice cream containers, but they are also considered representative of Vermont's longstanding dairy tradition. Yet the pastoral culture of the state stands in a precarious position ...


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Student Referendum Results Spur Revised 'Lockdown' Hours

Author: Elizabeth Logue Middlebury College students were informed by e-mail last Friday of a revised locking schedule for the exterior entrances to traditional residence halls. Side doors of dormitories will remain unlocked until 11 p.m. and the main entrances — outlined by Associate Dean of Student ...


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Multimedia Labs to Enhance Commons System

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee Part of an ongoing effort to integrate technology into the commons system, the first of several multimedia editing labs will open this spring in the basement of Pearsons Hall, equipped with over $10,000 in high-end machinery. The brainchild of Associate Provost and Associate ...


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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 79Age of Bernard Robinovitch, a Cornwall man hit by a car driven by a 78-year-old Cornwall man in downtown Middlebury on Tuesday, Jan. 23. He died the following day at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, where he was flown after the accident. $4.5 million Proposed ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Claire Bourne Louisiana State's Fogel Named UVM PresidentDaniel Fogel has been chosen as the 25th president of the University of Vermont (UVM). He was selected in part for his extensive experience in the academic world, the UVM Board of Trustees said. After growing up in Ithaca, N.Y., Fogel ...