Category: Events

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THURSDAY & FRIDAY: First Year Show!

from Rebecca Berlind ’21: Are you looking for a fun way to spend parents weekend that involves theatre and potentially(?) snacks? IF SO, come check out “Loners Lovers Freaks” this weekend at the Hepburn Zoo. Directed by Michole Biancosino, this year’s 22nd Annual First Year Show features several short scenes,followed by 10 one minute plays, all of which were written by playwrights currently living inNew York City. Though each scene tellsContinue reading

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FRIDAY: Poor Form Poetry Tryouts

PoorForm is a collaborative poetry space and the only Spoken Word Poetry group at Middlebury College. We meet once a week to write poetry together, perform our work, and practice for shows and competitions. Each semester we also put up one formal showcase where we perform our own work to Middlebury College Students. We also perform at a couple of informal readings at social houses, and generally just hang out!Continue reading

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TOMORROW: We Want Dignity: VT Immigrant Worker’s Organize for Human Rights

from Migrant Justice/Justicia Migrante: Join farmworkers and organizers from Vermont-based human rights organization Migrant Justice for a stop on its “Human Rights Cannot Wait Tour.” Workers will inform the public about the reality of labor and housing conditions dairy workers face in the dairy industry and will share their campaign to ensure that Ben & Jerry’s–one of the largest purchasers of Vermont milk, known by many for its professed progressiveContinue reading

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TODAY: Lecture By George Yancy, “Fear of the Black Body: The Elevator Effect”

Come hear George Yancy, Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, deliver his lecture titled “Fear of the Black Body: The Elevator Effect” today at 4:30. “In this talk, Yancy will discuss how racism continues to exist in our contemporary moment and thereby show that we are far from having reached a “post-racial” America. He will argue that fearless speech and fearless listening are greatly needed if we are to confront theContinue reading

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TODAY: Lecture from Eric Bates, Editor-in-Chief, The New Republic Magazine

Come hear Eric Bates, editor-in-chief of the New Republic, give his lecture titled “Journalism vs. Trump: The Media as Opposition Party” this evening. Bates was named editor-in-chief of the New Republic in April of last year after serving as the executive editor at Rolling Stone. His lecture will be free and open to the public in BiHall room 220 from 7:30-9PM. Where: BiHall Room 220 When: Tonight, 3/7, 7:30PM Cost:Continue reading

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TOMORROW: MCAB Syria Symposium

from the MCAB Syria Symposium student organizing committee: The year-long project of Go/Refuge, the MCAB Syria Symposium will bring together five Muslim women from academic, activist, and literary backgrounds in a conference fully dedicated to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. Speeches will be delivered, and questions answered by some of the most prominent voices in the Syrian community. The MCAB Syria Symposium thus aims not only to raise awareness of the humanitarian crisisContinue reading

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TONIGHT: Inspirasianal Voices, A Storytelling Event

from Sami Lamont ’17: “Inspirasianal Voices is a storytelling event about Asian experiences as told by Asian students. We hope that this event inspires conversation about Asian identity in a creative way and makes Asian identity visible at Middlebury. We want Asian students to explore the definitions of their own identity by storytelling and also listening to others. This event is free and open to the public! This event is sponsoredContinue reading

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TODAY: Media & Minorities, Middlebury’s 4th Annual Global Affairs Conference

Starting today through tomorrow, come check out the 4th annual student-run global affairs conference. The topic this year? Media & Minorities In the West: Revealing Trends & Biases. Read the press release for the event here, and look out for the schedule above! Of particular note might session 4 on 1/20, when Middlebury editors of both The Campus and middbeat will participate in a panel discussion on the coverage ofContinue reading

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TOMORROW: The Consent Project Presents Jonathan Kalin

How’s Jterm going, people? Lots of free time and less homework (for those of us who are not #thesising) means that “playterm,” if you choose to engage, is in full effect. Come learn how to party responsibly with Jonathan Kalin, brought to you by the Consent Project (Amelia Marren-Baden ‘17.5 and Kyra Gray ’17). Jonathan Kalin, a former men’s varsity basketball captain at Colby College and now founder of PartyContinue reading

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TOMORROW: Middlebury #SanctuaryCampus Walk-Out

*Artwork by Favianna Rodriguez @ CultureStrike “This Wednesday (Nov. 16th), college students across the country will be participating in a walk-out to declare their campus as a #SanctuaryCampus. Across the country, there are over 700,000 undocumented students at institutions of higher education. Trump has promised that he will do away with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), deport undocumented immigrants, and separate families. Middlebury College is one of a handfulContinue reading

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TODAY: From local to global: Asians and Asian Americans on the side of Racial Justice, Climate Justice, and Gender Justice

How should Asians and Asian Americans be relating to social movements of our time like Black Lives Matter, Standing Rock, and Not1More? How are grassroots organizers in Asian communities around the country pushing back against gentrification, discriminatory policing, environmental racism, and what happens when communities are hit with (un)natural disasters? How do we understand what is happening in China and bring it back to what it means to organize withContinue reading

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FRIDAY: A Night at the Museum

from Phoebe Mitchell ’17: This Friday, November 11th, the Student Friends of the Art Museum will be hosting a semi-formal event featuring the special exhibitions Post Pop: Prints of Keith Haring and Bloom and Doom: Visual Expressions and Reform in Vienna 1900. Come enjoy free local beer, wine and cider (21+)* / food catered by Flatbread/ live music provided by The Big Sip. The 21+ section of the event will be capped at 100Continue reading

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THIS SUNDAY: TEDxMiddlebury “Playing the Game”

from Shubha Ganesan ’17: If you’re looking for a reminder that there are still good things in this world, consider coming to this year’s TEDxMiddlebury conference, which will be held on Sunday, November 13th from 10am – 1:30 pm. We’ll be featuring an array of brave, powerful speakers who’ll be speaking on topics from intersectionality to climate change to representation in video games, and breakfast and lunch will be provided. See belowContinue reading

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This Saturday: Venture for America Info Session

from Brandon Gell ’16: 2 months in and the real world is hitting me like a ton of feathers. I’m constantly rolling back and forth between life’s excitement and the drowning realization that nothing, officially, comes next. There’s no plan and I can’t help hating that I went to school for 22 years and learned (almost) nothing of use — aside from simple math and communication skills. This real world,Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY: Talk by Rick Hodes: “Extreme Medicine: Practicing in Africa for 28 years”

from Pam Berenbaum: Hear from someone whose life took a very different direction than planned. Alum Dr. Rick Hodes (’75), subject of an HBO documentary, will speak about his treatment of some of Ethiopia’s most desperate patients. It’s not the journey he thought he was going to be on when he graduated from Midd. Date: May 4, 2016 Place: MBH 216 Time: 7-8:30pm Cost: Free

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SATURDAY: 24 Hour Zine Fest

Greetings world, I’m thrilled to present y’all with Middlebury’s first ever 24 hour zine festival! The challenge: to create a zine from start to finish in 24 hours or less, fueled by the rush of caffeine and the creative vibes of your peers! Come by the Old Stone Mill (3 Mill St) at any point from 9am this Saturday to 9am this Sunday to create, chill, eat, and soak upContinue reading

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SUNDAY: GlobeMed 5k Fun Run

from Meaghan O’Herron ’16: GlobeMed is hosting a 5k on campus! The race is about 3 miles, starts and ends outside of Proctor, and trails through the cross country course. We will pass out race bibs day of, and there will music, prizes given to random runners (Park Squeeze, Vergennes Laundry, & Daily Chocolate gift cards, Skida hats, and Sword an Plough hats) and a BBQ after — it should beContinue reading

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Free Music Tomorrow!

Teddy Gold ’16 writes in: “I love concerts. You love concerts? Let’s love concerts, together, this Saturday in the Johnson Pit! @ 10pm. We have an awesome three-part lineup: DJ Will Brennan will open and kick things off. Sweet. Modern Diet is an NYU based Indie Rock / R&B group. They play all over New York’s hottest spots, and just got named the number one band to look out for at LaunchContinue reading

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THURSDAY: SGA Presidential Debate

from Ilana Gratch ’16: Hey Midd! Come to Crossroads Cafe this Thursday, 4/14 at 7 pm to watch the four candidates for SGA President debate the issues in advance of the spring elections! SGA President Candidates: Ivan Valladares ’17 Karina Toy ’17 MIchael H. Brady ‘17.5 Charles Rainey ’19 There will be time for audience Q&A, so come with any questions you may have for the candidates! The debate willContinue reading