Two students and two employees at the Middlebury Language Schools tested positive for Covid-19 near the end of the college’s seven-week summer program, prompting tighter restrictions for those staying on campus. Both students remained in self-isolation on campus, the college announced on Aug. 13, ...
Brinlea La Barge
Brinlea La Barge is a news editor.
She studies English and American Literature and Linguistics at Middlebury and is a member of the women's tennis team.
La Barge spent the summers of 2020 and 2021 working for Nantucket Magazine, writing content for the publication and assisting photo shoots. In the past, she interned at WHYY, Philadelphia’s local PBS and NPR affiliate.
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