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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, ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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