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Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Riley Board

Editor in Chief

Riley Board '22 is the Editor in Chief of The Campus. She  previously served as a Managing Editor, News Editor, Arts &  Academics Editor and writer.

She is majoring in Linguistics as an Independent Scholar and is an English minor on the Creative Writing Track.

Board has worked as a writer at Smithsonian Folklife Magazine and as a  reporter for The Burlington Free Press. Currently, she is a 2021-2022  Kellogg Fellow working on her linguistics thesis. In her free time, you  can find her roller skating in E-Lot or watching the same sitcoms over  and over again.


The rise and fall of go/snitch

Last fall, go/snitch, the website shortcut for Middlebury’s Covid-19 violation reporting page, was ubiquitous on campus. The college sunsetted the page for the spring semester, citing the “unhealthy atmosphere” of surveillance and anxiety it had created among students.


The College and the Institute

Nonproliferation, economic diplomacy and localization management are terms seldomly heard on the college’s Vermont campus.But 2,500 miles away on the coast of California, more than 600 graduate students and hundreds of faculty and staff research these very topics at the Middlebury Institute for International ...


Part 6: Looking Ahead

With the failure of the faculty motion, faculty and staff at both schools must learn how to better connect with their counterparts. Many are optimistic that the pandemic and its technological shifts will enable better collaboration and community.


Part 5: Lost in Translation

While the faculty motion cites budgetary concerns in its opposition to MIIS, supporters of Monterey suggest deeper cultural forces are at play. Different personal and professional experiences with the Institute inform vastly different opinions on the role of MIIS with the College.


Part 4: Making Waves Out West

As news of the faculty vote reached Monterey, many faculty members were disheartened. Although today the institute is very much a part of the college, and after painful austerity measures, the faculty vote was a harsh reminder of how some at the college feel about the graduate school.

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Lucy TownendTesting takes place in the Virtue Field House, which has been modified to include several testing stations with a staff member at each one.



Riley BoardDue to a large increase in donations during the initial days of the drive, Crockford had to coordinate with other students to set up additional donation sites throughout campus.



JAMES FINNAtwater resident Tim DiLorenzo made this sign in response to damages in Atwater. Days later, the sign itself had been vandalized.

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