"As we absorb the inevitability of living with the virus, we must also strip away the fear that has accompanied positive tests, the judgment that has infiltrated every social interaction, and the restrictions that are past the point of doing more harm than good," writes Griffin Shapiro '22.
I’m grateful that my partner and I have such good communication and are both willing to play with our relationship to figure out what works. After workshopping our relationship dynamic, we stumbled into the magical world of Relationship Anarchy (RA).
Middlebury’s mission promises an “inclusive, residential environment” for the duration of a student’s time at Middlebury. The expectations for a college experience set by Middlebury fall tragically short for those living at the Inn on the Green.
In the spirit of the holidays and A Middlebury Christmas Carol, it’s time to reflect on our lives here at Middlebury, look more closely at our present and find points of light in our futures. If Tiny Tim were here, he would say “President Patton bless us, every one!”
Farmworkers and Migrant Justice organizers have made clear what needs to be done. It’s up to us to follow their leadership and support their demands for human rights and social justice. We’d like to invite you to join us.
Reflections from the Milk with Dignity action in Portland, ME (11/8/21): “Milk with Dignity is coming to town”By Andrés Oyaga, Meg Farley and Sophie Liebel | December 9, 2021
¡Sí se puede!, if we can listen to the stories of these farmworkers, never forget them, and commit to meaningful solidarity.
We are renewing our call for a more robust testing strategy and increased flexibility in course modality.
As many of you know, there’s no better place to schmooze with friends than the Middlebury dining halls. But not all are welcome in these establishments this year, at least not with the previously arranged agreements enjoyed in years past.
Not only was the J-Term registration process deeply frustrating and contradictory to the entire exploratory purpose of J-Term, it also represents the latest example of how Middlebury has failed to dedicate adequate resources to support the students, staff and faculty of its over-enrolled campus. ...
To receive a school-wide email bragging about our massive endowment growth when there has been no consequential action to put money into the areas that need it most feels frustrating at best and demoralizing at worst.
Who exactly are the campus chaplains at Middlebury, and what do we do? We raise this question now because “College Chaplains” is one of the resources that is listed when tragedy strikes on campus or elsewhere in the world, and we are certainly all dealing with the repercussions of many such tragedies ...