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Sunday, Dec 4, 2022

Opinion


The Setonian

Student Demands Escort Service

Author: Samuel Rodriquez When delivering a tour yesterday, a concerned mother raised a valuable point: "Does Middlebury have its own escort service? You see, I do not like the idea of my daughter being alone at night. If she were with a professionally trained escort to suit her needs, I would feel ...


The Setonian

Paranoid Precautions Infringe Freedom

Author: Brian Ashley I would like to take this week's column to relay a newspaper story I found through a link on the rotten.com news Web site. Gwen Shaffer wrote the piece for the Philadelphia City Paper (Oct. 18) and it is such an excellent example of what happens when stupid people get scared and ...


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Campus idealism only choice

Author: Estye Ross I've had a personal revelation of sorts. I admitted to myself that however dedicated I feel to the causes of social justice, I am scared beyond all belief that an outside force might harm my comfortable, upper-middle class, American way of life. I hold certain values in my core—social ...


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Letters to the Editor Old Science Center Nostalgia

Author: Jonathan Maziarz Old Science Center NostalgiaTo the Editor: It was with great sadness that I read of the imminent demise of the Old Science Center at Middlebury College. Nicha Rakpanichmanee's article, "Science Center's Complex Past Deconstructed Along With Building" in the Oct. 3 Campus illuminated ...


The Setonian

Vengeful Israeli Policy of Collective Punishment Misguided

Author: Wasim Rahman Another Palestinian mother is grieving in Bethlehem tonight. Her 19-year-old son, Johnny Thaljieh, was shot in Manger Square, only a few yards from the Church of the Nativity, believed to be the birthplace of the prophet Jesus, peace be upon him. The stray bullet that killed Johnny ...


The Setonian

Students blind to world's realities

Author: Drew Pugsley As we sat in the Grille pondering a topic for our article this week, Estye Ross actually had a pretty brilliant idea, believe it or not. We conducted a poll of all of the people in The Grille at about midnight on Oct. 22. The Question: Are you satisfied with the way in which the ...


The Setonian

Protecting Patriot's Accomplishments

Author: Abigail Ward United We Stand." This phrase is all over since Sept. 11, and these three words are comforting for a shaken nation. However, I feel like this phrase is not representative especially of the college population and the younger generations that have never had to deal with full-blown ...


The Setonian

Fire Safety in Students' Interest

Author: Mariah McKechnie The Commons Administration Office would like to clear up any confusion or concern surrounding the College's fire safety policies and procedures. Every year, the College's Safety Officer Ed Sullivan reviews the College's fire safety policy and recommends any necessary changes ...


The Setonian

Editorial

Author: Ashley Elpern Editor-in-Chief Putting our Resources to WorkMore than a month after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, life in America and across the globe has yet to return to normal. With the advent of bio-terrorism, manifested in the infiltration of the United States Postal Service, perhaps ...




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