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Alliance Challenges Burlington Climate Change

Author: Meghan Michelson "Did you know that the average Vermont driver puts 7.5 tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the air each year?" read an alarming sign posted prominently at a booth at the Alliance for Climate Action's 10% Challenge in Burlington on Monday. The event was a public announcement ...


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School Celebrates 50 Years in Spain

Author: Deborah Jones When the C.V. Starr Middlebury School in Spain celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this weekend, it will be honoring not only a half-century of excellence in language and cultural studies, but also of progress and growth in both its own program and its host country.Middlebury's ...


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Social Houses Help Charity and Improve Image One Step at a Time

Author: Ashley Elpern This Saturday, the Zeta Theta Phi (ZOO), Alpha Delta Phi (ADP), Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) and Omega Alpha (Tavern) social houses will be joining forces in the fight against multiple sclerosis (MS). Representatives from each house will participate in the annual MS Walk, a six-mile walk ...


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Vermont Retreat Provides Recreation, Education for Families

Author: John McKInley Foster Hetherington '95, a resident of Brandon, Vt., lost his brother, Peter Morgan Goodrich, on Sept. 11. He was a passenger on United Airlines flight 175, the second airplane to crash into the World Trade Center. Hetherington was unable to make financial contributions, but he ...


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SGA Veteran Battles Newcomer in Presidential Election

Author: Chesley Thurber Onsdorff Campaign Highlights Need for Fresh Face and IdeasWith elections for Student Government Association (SGA) president beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Neil Onsdorff '03 is making his final efforts to market himself as the candidate of change.Onsdorff has built his campaign ...


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Bubble to Limit Summer Use of Fletcher

Author: Khairani Barokka Fletcher Field House will be closed on Monday, April 22, when renovation will begin on its walls, roof and squash courts, according to final schedules of the Office of Facilities Planning. Fletcher's walls and roof will be removed in the subsequent two weeks, after which the ...


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The California Girl

Author: Meghan Michelson It is that time of year when seniors in high school invade our college community to get a taste of what life would be like for them if they were to pick Middlebury College as their destination of choice. These accepted students arrive in droves on designated preview days, which ...


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Onsdorff, Hunt Announce Candidacies for SGA President

Author: Chesley Thurber Experience Bolsters Hunt's Presidential BidIt is difficult to walk anywhere on campus without feeling the presence of Ginny Hunt '03, or at least without seeing one of her campaign banners. "I don't want to touch a paintbrush again," joked Hunt.Hunt, however, has played a very ...


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Faculty Endorses Film and Media Culture Program

Author: Peter Simon The Educational Affairs Committee (EAC) voted unanimously on Monday to approve a new program in Film and Media Culture. The program, which will replace the Film/Video track in the current Theatre, Dance and Film/Video Department, will include various media-related forms besides cinema, ...


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Local Priest Comments on National Crisis Question & Answer

Author: Meghan Michelson Allegations against the Roman Catholic Church have surfaced recently regarding sexual abuse by clergy and the concealment of such incidents in specific pedophilia cases involving nearly 70 priests in the Archdiocese of Boston and the youth they were ordained to serve.Father ...


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Middlebury Second on Peace Corps List

Author: Bob Wainwright In a letter sent to President John McCardell last month, Peace Corps Chief of Staff Lloyd O. Pierson congratulated the College on being ranked second in the Peace Corps' annual list of small colleges producing Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps defines small colleges and ...


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TOWNIE TALK

Author: Liz Lathey Not everyone in the United States wears Carhartts. Who knew? I sure didn't. I was on my MOO trip at the beginning of this year when one of my friends mentioned buying Carhartts since he now lived in Vermont. I didn't really see the connection — they are just pants, and ones that ...


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Town Commission Reaches Deadlock on College Parking Proposal

Author: Chesley Thurber The clock is ticking for the Middlebury Town Planning Commission. Caught in a three to three voting deadlock, the commission now has five weeks to issue a decision regarding Middlebury College's proposed parking expansions.Public hearings on the parking expansion were officially ...


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CIA Recruiters Face 'Death' Protest

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee "If I want to overthrow democratically elected governments, is there a specific department for that?" Wells Lyons '04.5 asked on Monday night at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) information session, a regular recruitment event sponsored by the Career Services Office ...


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The Governing Bodies Defined

Author: Tim McCahill The College Handbook defines the Student Government Association (SGA) as "the vehicle through which students can participate in the formulation of institutional policy affecting academic and student affairs and collectively express their views on matters of general interest to the ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee Pro-Palestinian College Movement Emerges in Middle East ViolenceWith the escalation of violence in West Bank and Gaza, many pro-Palestinian groups have grown more prominent on college campuses nationwide. The pro-Palestinian student groups have developed campaigns based ...


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College to Bestow Five Honorary Degrees

Author: Ashley Elpern As the graduation for the Class of 2002 approaches, Middlebury College has announced the final four honorary degree recipients who will receive degrees from the College at the May 26 graduation ceremony, along with graduation speaker and Doctor of Letters Dava Sobel. Sobel is the ...


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Liebowitz Approves Security System

Author: Claire Bourne Acting President Ronald Liebowitz accepted Community Council's recommendation to engage the services of Strategic Technology Group to design a "campus access system" at Middlebury College. Liebowitz also approved the establishment of a Campus Access Committee to work closely with ...


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Room Draw Proceeds With Few Hiccups

Author: Craig Szela Room Draw 2002 went off smoothly, but still received criticism from some students. According to Residential Systems Coordinator Mariah McKechnie '01, "Overall Room Draw went extremely well. I couldn't be more pleased with the reaction I've received from students to the new system." ...




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