Day: May 6, 2014


Throwback Study Playlist

Finals are nearly upon us once again so I figured I’d bring back one of my favorite playlists from the winter.  Check back for one or two more study playlists in the next couple weeks. middbeat BEATS: An Exploration of a Distinct American Art Form: A comparative analysis of jazz music and academic performance Snowflakes are drifting through the air, giving Middlebury a calm, ethereal look – and we’re allContinue reading


TOMORROW: Senior Thesis Screenings

That was a preview of a film from Tim Garcia ’14, one of many to be screened tonight as part of the Senior Film Thesis Presentations. The showcase will also include films from Maddy Lawler, Anna Mackey, Benjamin Savard, Miriam Nelson, and Sinead Keirans, all seniors. Lots of people have been working tirelessly on senior work and now its time to enjoy the fruits of their labor.  This is alwaysContinue reading


What to do with Privilege?

If you’ve kept up on the news or followed the social media buzz in the past few days, you have no doubt heard about the piece by a Princeton freshman entitled “Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege.” Tal Fortgang’s article originally appeared on the Princeton Tory, a “journal of conservative and moderate thought,” and was published as an opinion piece in Time magazine online on May 2nd. HisContinue reading


Room 404: The Problem With Public Art At Middlebury

Interdisciplinary publication Room 404 is releasing its third issue this Thursday (facebook event here). In anticipation of the release, 404 and Middbeat teamed up to publish this article by Sally Caruso ‘15.5. It comes on the heels of a recent post about the use of public space on campus. Here’s to what you didn’t know, but definitely should know, about the art that defines our public space at Middlebury. In 1983, VitoContinue reading