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The Setonian

Digital Bridges Conference

Author: [no author name found] Discussing the digital revolution in the news industry, Frank Sesno '77 participates in a panel discussion during the 2002 Digital Bridges Conference on Sunday.


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Natural Foods On the Rise, Yet Co-op Stays Customer Friendly

Author: Meghan Michelson Looking for organic, locally grown foods? Prefer to avoid artificial preservatives and colors in food products? With an increasingly health conscious nation determined to purchase natural foods, such items can be found at nearly any grocery store in the United States. The stores ...


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Committee Recommends Fee Hike

Author: Gale Berninghausen At the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Sunday, the Comprehensive Fee Committee issued a preliminary recommendation to set next year's comprehensive fee at approximately $36,000.Committee members were appointed by SGA President Brian Elworthy '02.5 to formulate ...


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Choephel Released from Chinese Prison

Author: Tim McCahill Tibetan music scholar Ngawang Choephel, who taught at Middlebury College between 1993 and 1994 under a Fulbright scholarship, arrived in the United States on Jan. 21 after spending six years in prison in China. Choephel, 34, was sentenced in 1995 to 18 years in prison for espionage. ...


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New Title for Women's Safety, Support

Author: Anne DeWitt "Working towards elimination of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women and children through direct service, education and social change."Thus reads the mission statement of WomenSafe, formerly known as Addison County Women in Crisis. The private non profit agency recently ...


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College Fundraising Efforts Adapt to Slowing Economy

Author: Campus Editor in Chief Fundraising executives across the nation worried that the generosity that followed Sept. 11 would siphon charitable dollars away from other nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education, dipping into annual giving totals and placing added pressure on groups ...


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Author Sobel Chosen to Address 2002 Graduates

Author: Raam Wong Dava Sobel, the award-winning writer and former New York Times science reporter, has been chosen by the Honorary Degree Selection Committee as the graduation speaker for the Middlebury College Class of 2002. Sobel's two most prominent pieces of work are her books "Longitude" and "Galileo's ...


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Student Payroll Goes Digital

Author: Devin ZatorskiNews Editor Dispensing with hardcopy timecards, the Office of Service Learning and Student Employment began requiring that students with on-campus jobs enter their hours online last week, the first step in a College-wide transition to Banner operating software. Charlene Bergland, ...


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Dishing it Out

Author: [no author name found] Reaching for some incoming plates in the Proctor dish room, President McCardell joined students in helping to wash dishes, giving dining hall employees a paid night off. As part of a new initiative spearheaded by Oren Frey '02, students, faculty and staff endeavor to build ...


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Local Airport Stands Still Regarding Security

Author: Nuala O'DonohoeStaff Writer In the wake of Sept. 11 airport security has become an issue for Americans, whether or not they like to fly. Indeed, airport security has not only become an issue, but a preoccupation in the minds of every American. In the past five months larger airports have come ...


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December Stomach Virus Outbreak Infects 70

Author: Raam Wong Opinions Editor Within 24 hours last month, approximately 40 students began to show a similar pattern of symptoms associated with the stomach flu, fueling speculation that the outbreak may have been caused by food poisoning in one of the dining halls.Dining Services, Parton Health ...


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Katie Samson Carries Olympic Torch

Author: [no author name found] Flanked by support runners as she heralded the Olympic torch down Broad Street in South Philadelphia, Katie Samson '02 completed her .2 mile segment of the Olympic Torch Relay, which stretches from Atlanta, Ga. to Salt Lake City, Utah. Samson felt "overwhelmed by the ...


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Counting on Vermont

Author: Megan Michelson Local News Editor 11Number of years of debate it took for the Vermont legislature to finally pass a resolution to advise Congress to amend the language of the U.S. Constitution to ban the desecration of the American flag, an issue that has resurfaced following the Sept. 11 terrorist ...


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College Ponders Reducing Recruited Athlete Admits

Author: Claire Bourne News Editor Middlebury College anticipates a reduction of up to 10 percent on athlete admissions beginning with the Class of 2006 in response to recent scrutiny over the role of athletics in the admissions process at New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) member ...


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College Shorts

Author: Raam Wong AOL Interprets Admissions E-mails as "Spam"Between 75 and 100 e-mail messages sent by Harvard University to inform early decision applicants whether they had been accepted were interpreted as junk e-mail by America Online (AOL) and never delivered.Harvard decided to employ e-mail as ...


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College Mourns Passing of Friend, Mentor Morgan-Wright

Author: Elizabeth Logue Editorial Assistant The Middlebury College and Addison County community are mourning the loss of Maggie Morgan-Wright, a resident of Bristol and assistant at the Pan-African Latino Asian Native American Center (PALANA), who passed away on Jan. 2. Morgan-Wright's health had been ...