Club sports are an alternative to the highly structured environment of varsity athletics at Middlebury. However, compared to varsity, club teams receive little funding and few resources, putting a lot of responsibility on the coaches to keep their teams’ wheels spinning.
Jones is majoring in Sociology and Anthropology.
While this is her first year writing for The Campus, Jones brings extensive writing experience from her work as a tutor at the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research. She has produced a year-long independent project on grading models and academic wellbeing at Middlebury and also works as the marketing manager for an outdoor apparel startup, SheFly Apparel.
In addition, Jones serves as a volunteer firefighter for the town’s fire department and is a member of the women's water polo team.
Last Tuesday, Middlebury Associate Professor of Sociology Jamie McCallum won a contentious local election, definitively earning his seat — with 1,389 votes against his opponent’s 845 — on the Addison Central School District (ASCD) board for the town of Weybridge.
While spring temperatures are still weeks away, Middlebury’s spring varsity teams are gearing up for their seasons. For many of these teams, it’s been a while since things have felt normal. The 2020 season was upended in early March and last spring was severely altered because of Covid-19. ...