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Friday, Jun 21, 2024

Opinion


The Setonian

Posse Retreat Places Diversity On Common Ground

Author: Athenia Fischer This past weekend about 80 students, including both Posse Scholars and regular students at Middlebury who later became honorary "Posse Plus" students, went on a wilderness retreat. Professor Catherine Wright, mentor of Posse 3, organized the Posse Plus Retreat. The students, ...


The Setonian

Protest Is Not Politics Clarke Denounces Mud-Slinging Rants

Author: Steve Clarke After reading last week's tirade about energy policy in "Avant-Garde Politics," I was left wondering what about the column was actually "avant-garde" or even "political." By consulting the almighty Oxford English Dictionary, I learned that the "avant-garde" is the forward guard, ...


The Setonian

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Author: [no author name found] To the Editor:The Posse Plus Retreat has affected me so much since I have been back. I feel like that single group of 90 students that I bonded with in two days has totally changed my feelings about being here at Middlebury. I feel like the group is basically Middlebury ...


The Setonian

Georgians, Seeking Peace, Welcome United States Presence

Author: Giorgi Areshidze The latest news in the war on terrorism concerns the deployment of United States troops in my home country, the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, to train the Georgian military to fight the terrorist threat in the Pankisi Gorge. Pankisi is located in northern Georgia and hosts ...


The Setonian

CAMPUS CARTOON

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The Setonian

STAFF EDITORIAL

Author: [no author name found] A Vote for Universal Accessibility As the time nears for the Class of 2002 to graduate, members of the Senior Class Gift Committee have formed a list of potential gifts to leave Middlebury College once they move on. Gifts in the past have included clocks, benches and endowed ...


The Setonian

QUICK TAKES

Author: [no author name found] BOOYAH!Winter Carnival festivities enchant the campus thanks to dedicated students and staff. Now if we could just make those coat check lines disappear ...BOO HOO!Sure, wearing shorts in February is a novelty, but where's the snow?BOO HOO!And if spring is really here, ...


The Setonian

CAMPUS CARTOON

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The Setonian

STAFF EDITORIAL

Author: [no author name found] An Ivory Tower of BabelThe strength of Middlebury College's language program — grounded in the academic year course offerings, the summer Language Schools and the C.V. Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad — continues and has been buttressed by an increased interest in the ...


The Setonian

Scandal Tarnishes Olympic Gold

Author: Drew Pugsley I deeply regret to inform the Middlebury College community that my dear friend Estye Ross '04.5 and I will not be writing again this semester because Estye has sold her soul to the Theater Department. However, Thas been gracious enough to keep me on as Olympic figure skating analyst.The ...


The Setonian

STAFF EDITORIAL

Author: [no author name found] Housing Equality in a Time of ExpansionThe Commons Administration Team has proposed a restructured room draw system that aims to streamline the process and ensure greater equality in the distribution of rooms within each commons. If passed by the Community Council, it ...


The Setonian

Successive Slippery Sidewalk Spills Adding Insult to Injury

Author: Nate Marcus (Disclaimer: the author does not accept any liability should the general public choose to follow the advice listed herein.)I can think of nothing funnier (when it happens to you) and nothing more embarrassing (when it happens to me) than falling flat on my face. I believe it's time ...


The Setonian

CAMPUS CARTOON

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The Setonian

QUICK TAKES

Author: [no author name found] BOOYAH?Trustees undercut the estimated comprehensive fee for next school year by $5. Students celebrate by treating themselves to deluxe sandwiches at The Grille.BOOYAH!Winter Carnival: A real life fairy tale with no class on Friday and a ball to conclude the weekend.BOO ...


The Setonian

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Author: [no author name found] WRMC Hosts Apologizes for Offensive CommentaryTo the Editor:Towards the end of Winter Term, we, Andrew Zrike and John Joy, were on WRMC, Middlebury's radio station, hosting a two-hour show along with a few friends. During this time, a few comments were made that deeply ...


The Setonian

Fee Hike A Necessary Climb

Author: [no author name found] Last Saturday the Middlebury College Board of Trustees set the 2002-2003 comprehensive fee at $35,900, a 4.66 percent increase over the current year's figure. The Comprehensive Fee Committee, part of the Student Government Association (SGA), presented a recommendation ...




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