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Council Approves Plan to Put Student Photos on Web

Author: Chesley Thurber At a meeting Monday afternoon, Community Council approved Director of Web Communications Carrie Rampp and Information Technology Services (ITS) to continue with a plan to post student photographs on the College Web site. By as early as next fall, students will have the option ...


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Lloyd Awarded Fraker Prize for Paper on Hawthorne's Women

Author: Andrea Gissing The Alison Fraker Prize for 2002 was awarded to Alyssa Lloyd '02 last Wednesday for her essay on Nathaniel Hawthorne and his portrayal of women. Kate Spector '04 received an honorable mention for her play on abortion, "Next To You Me Her." The Alison Fraker Prize is awarded annually ...


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The Way of the Weights Defines College Gym Life

Author: [no author name found] A GUY'S PERSPECTIVE...By Raam WongSoon into their first year at the College, most students will realize that the "freshman 15" has transformed into the "freshman 50 and one extra chin." Faced with the prospect of showing up at a McCullough dance party wearing the only ...


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Talented First-years Bolster Ambitious Men's Tennis Team

Author: David Lindholm The Middlebury men's tennis team has high hopes for this season, and with a deep, young squad they are poised for success. The team has been working hard in the offseason and now looks to start this campaign on a high note, squaring off on Wednesday against the University of ...


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College Democrats Meet With Senator Leahy

Author: Raam Wong The Vergennes Opera House was filled to capacity on Saturday afternoon with Addison County citizens and 10 members of the Middlebury College Democrats during a reception for Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. College Democrats President Ben LaBolt '03, who worked with the Addison County ...


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College Health Facts and Stats

Author: [no author name found] — The average ejaculation contains between 200 and 500 million sperm.— The average time a sperm survives in the female reproductive tract is three to four days.— 90 percent of Middlebury students had not engaged in high risk sexual behavior such as having sex without ...


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Friends Program Seeks Financial Support

Author: Bob Wainwright One of the most popular community service programs in Middlebury College's history, the Community Friends program, is in danger of losing its funding after this year. The program, which began in 1960, has always been funded and run by the Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC). ...


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The Hard Facts on Eating Disorders

Author: Liz Leathy Before coming to Middlebury College, I remember hearing about the "Middlebury girl:" the stereotype of the pretty, thin blonde. Although our campus is very diverse, the myth still remains. This leads one to wonder how seriously women here consider their appearances, and how much pressure ...


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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 690Votes to reject the proposal to move Middlebury's municipal office complex to the site of the Maple Manor Motel. The number opposed defeated 500 votes in favor of the relocation of the town offices for $3 million offered by Middlebury College which seeks to convert ...


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Weekly Calendars Blamed for Scheduling Inaccuracies

Author: Craig Szela Several inadequacies of Middlebury College's dining table calendars, or table tents, including incorrect times, the repetition of or failure to print certain events and noticeable typos, have come to the fore.Located primarily in the College's three dining halls, these calendars ...


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Hadley Crime Suspects Identified, Drugs Involved

Author: Campus Editor in Chief The Middlebury Police Department identified the two key suspects in the Nov. 29 robbery and assault of a sophomore Hadley Hall resident, marking significant progress in an investigation that has spanned three months. Police Chief Tom Hanley said yesterday that the Department ...


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The State of Depression in College

Author: Lindsey Whitton A Middlebury student stares at the florescent glow of her computer screen for an hour. She doesn't really move. After a while, she turns the machine off and lies down on her bed. She has a lot of work, but she can't make herself do it. She didn't make it to dinner — it was ...


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Lax Champions Look the Part En Route to NEC

Author: Nick Ferner Two years ago, the men's lacrosse team shocked the lacrosse world in becoming the first team from New England to capture the national championship. To many the victory was a fluke. What business did a team from Nowhereville, Vt. have, after all, in a tournament filled with past champions ...


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Porter Medical Campaign Signals Hospital Improvements

Author: Mary Christine Kwiatek Porter Medical Center (PMC) soon plans to finalize the Capital Campaign, a new project for the hospital's 75th anniversary.The Center, located just beyond Middlebury College's athletic facilities on South Main Street, serves the local community and Addison County as ...


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Six Months Later, College Quietly Remembers Sept. 11

Author: Peter Simon Six months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, members of the Middlebury College community are slowly coming to terms with the events of that day. According to Acting President Ronald Liebowitz, the College did not consider commemorating ...


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Pitching, Defense Mark Baseball Team

Author: Neil Onsdorff Spring in Vermont, wet, cold, muddy, wet and cold. Yet, from a baseball standpoint, there are 25 guys who cannot wait to get outside and show off their stuff. Middlebury's 2002 baseball team is looking to vastly improve their squad from last year and make some noise in this year's ...


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Track to Fill Void With Team Depth

Author: Erich Kahner In talking with various coaches and captains about the prospects of this year's outdoor track team, one word hung on everyone's lips: depth. Middlebury may not have the superstar who can carry the load for the whole team, but all the pieces are present for them to retain their ...


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Wonnacott Remembered as Compassionate Leader

Author: Tim McCahill Erica Wonnacott, Dean of Students Emerita, passed away last Saturday after a prolonged struggle with cancer. News of Wonnacott's death was relayed to the Middlebury College community in an all-campus e-mail written by Acting President Ronald Liebowitz."Erica's compassion, fair-mindedness, ...