Category: Events

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TOMORROW: Community Council Voting

Tiff Chang ’16 writes in: Vote on banning energy drinks, vote on security cameras and bias incident response team At this week’s Community Council meeting we will be voting on two items, including a ban on selling energy drinks at all Middlebury College food vendors proposed by Myles Kamisher-Koch, dining services and class of ’15, and a proposal by Michael Geisler, VP for Risk and Compliance, to install security camerasContinue reading

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THIS WEEK: J-Term Hunt Events

Winson Law ’16 and Janessa Gonzalez ’17 write in: It’s almost the end of J Term, which means that The Hunt is almost here! If you don’t already know about it, the Hunt is a three-day event in which teams of 10 students compete to complete a series of challenges for a $1,000 grand prize. It will start 9am Thursday 1/28 and end 9am Sunday 1/31. Janessa Gonzalez ’17 and IContinue reading

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TOMORROW: It Happens Here

Maddie Orcutt ’16 writes in: Tell our readers what’s up: It Happens Here (!HH) events are centered on anonymous readings of students’ experiences with sexual and relationship violence. By focusing on location, personal narrative, and anonymity, IHH campaigns empower survivors to use their personal stories to illuminate the prevalence and human impact of sexual violence while sidestepping the traditional problems involved in a survivor coming forward. The IHH Project was startedContinue reading

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LinkedIn Photoshoot

Daria Cenedella ’18 writes in: MAlt México is hosting a series of photoshoots for students to get new business head shots (for professional portfolios, resumes websites, etc.) while also helping us fundraise! Suggested donation is only 10 dollars (for three edited photos), and we accept cash or cards. The dates are Sunday, January 24th and 31st from 12-2 PM, and Wednesday, January 27th from 2-4 PM. To find out moreContinue reading

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FRIDAY: MLK Day of Service

Elle Bacon writes in: Join the Community Engagement Office and the Anderson Freeman Resource Center in a day of service and subsequent reflection dinner in memory of Martin Luther King Jr! While MLK’s actions show us year-round that “justice is what love looks like in public” (Cornel West), a day of service reminds us how we can take daily action within our communities. For details and sign up: go/mlkday  Date: JanuaryContinue reading

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Community Dinner on Sexual & Relationship Respect

Maddie Orcutt ’16 writes in: Our guiding questions are simple: (1) What is our current culture surrounding sex and relationships at Middlebury? (2) What is the culture that we want? (3) How do we get there? The SGA is hosting an Atwater dinner on Thursday, January 28th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm to discuss sexual & relationship respect at Middlebury. Facilitation will occur in small groups thanks to a collaborationContinue reading

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THURSDAY: The Resilience Project

Hannah Quinn ’16 writes in: Stigma feeds on silence. The purpose of sharing stories of resilience is to break that silence and remove the veil of perfection many of us try to hide behind. While we respect that publicly sharing a story isn’t the right avenue for everyone, we’ve seen firsthand the incredible chain reaction it inspires. The stories you’ll hear on Thursday cover a range of experiences; we hopeContinue reading

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Auditions for The Vagina Monologues 2016

Rebecca Coates-Finke 16.5 writes in: If you are interested in being a part of this Vagina Monologues 2016, this movement, we will find a way that you can lend your own body to our collective voice. You could write your own monologue, placing words to the story of your body. You could be in the performance the weekend of February 26th. You could participate in actions around campus at theContinue reading

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FRIDAY: Sophomore Conference

 Brian Lacharite,Communications & Outreach Specialist in the Center for Careers & Internships, writes in:    Preparation and Possibilities, Middlebury’s Sophomore conference will be held Friday January 15 and Saturday January 16. The conference asks sophomores to think about the following question:  You’ve chosen your major, but have you thought about where it might take you? In addition to a keynote address, students will be able to attend panels specific toContinue reading

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from Ben Gleekel ‘17.5: “WOMPAPALOOZA III is taking place this Friday at 9pm in the Bunker to celebrate another great year of Wednesday Open Mic Parties! Once again we’ve had an unbelievable space for the student body to come out and appreciate both old and new performers. Last year we really enjoyed putting on a spring WOMPAPALOOZA in the Gifford Amphitheatre, so we thought we might as well start anContinue reading


TONIGHT: Fireside Release Party

from Mara Gans ‘15.5: “Join us to celebrate the release of the inaugural issue of The Fireside – Middlebury’s only magazine dedicated to the outdoors! We’ll have plenty of journals, as well as food and beverages. Our first volume is full of juicy writing, photography, and original artwork. Ever wondered what metempsychosis means? Want to know what it takes to summit North America’s highest mountain? Have a thing for tchotchkes? Do you take pleasureContinue reading


TONIGHT: Origins of Food Meet & Greet

Charlie Mitchell ’18 writes into middbeat: “Still planning your February Break? Come share dinner with Origins of Food at Ross Dining Hall (in the lounge) and learn more about the Origins of Guatemala: Food Justice Feb. Break program! This 10 day service learning program will introduce you to the global food system in the most hands-on way possible! From coffee harvesting and chocolate tasting to medicinal plants and seed saving, we’re reconnecting you with where foodContinue reading

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FRIDAY: Film Society Screening of Salam Neighbor

from Nika Fehmiu ’17 and Phoebe Mitchell ’17: “This Friday night, the Film Society will be screening Salam Neighbor, a new feature documentary on the Syrian refugee crisis, which will be followed by a Q+A with director Chris Temple. The film follows Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci, who spent one month this past winter living alongside displaced families in the Za’atari refugee camp in an effort to better understand the crisis and the reality of refugee life. TheyContinue reading


TODAY: Ceramics Club Pottery Sale

from Paulino Choh ’16: “If you’re looking for a handmade, artsy Christmas gift for family, friends, or yourself–then this is for you! The college Ceramics Club is having a pottery sale this Wednesday outside of Atwater Dining Hall from 11am-2pm. Hope to see you there!” Date: Today, December 9th Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM Place: Atwater Dining Hall Cost: All prices are student friendly

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FRIDAY: Vermont Choreographers’ Showcase

Hiruy Ephrem ’17 writes into middbeat: Enjoy an evening of new dance works by Vermont choreographers  Erika Lawlor Schmidt, Paula Higa, The Montpelier Movement Collective, and surprise guests. The evening will feature live music, projected film, innovative improvisation, and dynamic choreography. Curated by Hanna Satterlee with support from the Middlebury College Dance Program. Buy Tickets: $12 Public/$10 Middlebury ID holders/$6 Middlebury students Date: Friday, December 11 Time: 7pm Place: CFA Dance Theatre Cost: $6 for Midd students

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Home Games this Week

Take a break from studying and support your fellow panthers! Tuesday: Men’s Basketball vs. Castleton @7pm Saturday: Women’s Basketball vs. Plattsburgh State @2pm; Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Castleton @3pm; Men’s Basketball vs. Plattsburgh STate @4pm

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Stress Busters Week

Ahh, the last week of classes and finals week—the most wonderful time of the year…right?! Haha. Wrong. It’s no secret that this time of year is particularly hard to get through because on top of everything else you’ve been dealing with all semester, you now have 193846191938 projects, tests, and papers due in the span of five days. Luckily, some of your equally-as-stressed classmates have taken the time to createContinue reading


TONIGHT: Charter House Atwater Dinner

from Kiana Cateriano ‘15.5:  “Never heard of the Charter House? Interested in the Charter House? Come to the Atwater dinner this Wednesday to enjoy delicious Greek food and to learn more about the Charter House, an organization in town that provides free meals and shelter to those in need. Learn how you can get involved! Anyone interested (not just students!) in learning more is welcome!” Date: Today, December 3rd Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Place: Atwater DinningContinue reading