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COUNTING ON VERMONT

Author: [no author name found] 18The age Vermont teens must be in order to legally have a body piercing in any location besides their earlobes, regardless of parental consent, according to a new legislative agreement that will be passed as soon as the proposal receives Governor Dean's signature. The ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Andrea Gissing U. New Hampshire Student Sued for Using a Fake IDAfter a recent settlement between a Durham, N.H,. storeowner and a University of New Hampshire student, New Hampshire alcohol sellers are now able to file suit against underage customers using fake identification to buy alcoholic ...


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"On the Record..."

Author: [no author name found] My decision to study Russian was made in high school, when the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union came apart. It seemed like all of the history that was being made at the time was happening in East Europe, and I wanted to go over there and check it out.—Colin Guard ...


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Multilinguists Converse Beyond Borders

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee LaKesha Lindsay '96 came to Middlebury College to study Russian and is now a self-employed jewelry designer in Louisville, Ky. "I was my major from Day One," said Lindsay. She noted that she wanted to study Russian as early as 13 years old, when she read about the country's ...


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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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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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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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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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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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College Pairs Agencies with Volunteers

Author: Karen Acheson It is easy to get caught up in the daily routine at Middlebury College, which for most students is jam-packed with classes, athletics or other extracurricular activities. The College has taken steps to make it easier for students to become involved in local volunteering. Over ...


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Play Time Rewarding to Children and Volunteers

Author: Julia Samara "Nothing you do for children is ever wasted," Garrison Keillor once said. Whether playing outside, reading in the library or working together in the classroom, spending time with children is always a worthwhile experience. Those in search of a volunteer or work-study position ...


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Students Contribute To Elderly Independence

Author: Alison Hertel Playing Scrabble, taking a walk, reading a book, playing the guitar — these do not sound like the activities of a volunteer, but for many Middlebury students they are. Those are just some of the things that students do when they volunteer at Project Independence, one of the ...


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Community Service Opportunities

Author: [no author name found] Additional information and contact phone numbers can be found online at www.middlebury.edu/~slse/.Addison County Chamber of Commerce: Needs assistance with project research, publication development and developing community profile.Addison County Community Action Group: ...


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Board Approves Atwater, Library Construction Projects

Author: Nicha Rakpanichmanee On Feb. 16, the Middlebury College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Library and Technology Center (LATC) and Atwater Commons projects. This authorization is the final step before beginning construction of the LATC in mid-April. Meanwhile, the Atwater Commons construction ...


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Faculty Ratifies Modified Version of New Honor Code Language

Author: Claire Bourne The Middlebury College Faculty approved new Honor Code language Monday after much debate over whether the word "morally" should be used to define students' obligation to report instances of academic dishonesty. While the ratified language retains the "moral obligation" clause originally ...


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COLLEGE SHORTS

Author: Peter Simon & Nicha Rakpanichmanee University of Texas Dean Resigns from Enron BoardUniversity of Texas School of Law Dean William Powers Jr. resigned from Enron's Board of Directors last Thursday. In a letter of resignation to Enron executive John Duncan, Powers said he had finished investigating ...


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A United Way to Serve State Communities

Author: Meghan Michelson Serving local communities for 60 years, United Way of Chittenden County, Vermont's largest United Way organization, acts in partnership with over 400 agencies and businesses in Vermont in order to make these communities better places to live. The mission statement of the independent ...


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College, Local Communities Fete Choephel's Return to Campus

Author: Tim McCahill Almost a month after being released from a prison hospital in southwestern China, former Fulbright scholar Ngawang Choephel returned to Middlebury College and was celebrated at a reception held in his honor held on the bottom floor of The Grille. Choephel, who is trained as an ethnomusicologist, ...




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