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12 things that happened at Midd while you were gone

It turns out that Middlebury keeps going even when you are not here. I know, weird right? In fact, a lot went down the past few months. Here are the most important things that happened this summer on and around campus.  1. Delta house (ADP) officially disbanded. Yes, it’s true… freshmen will live there this year. 2. The bubble was deflated… …and construction began on the new $46 million athletic facilities. 3.Continue reading

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Liebowitz Reconsiders, Purple Jesus Lives On!

While middbeat was away from the internet doing summer things, exciting news came in. Remember how Liebowitz accidentally ended Purple Jesus and then vowed to reconsider? Well, in July he met again with the Community Council via conference call and…changed his decision in a big way. He said in his letter to the CC: “After the recent conference call and additional consideration I [President Liebowitz] have decided to accept theContinue reading

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Liebowitz Error Means Purple Jesus May Be Resurrected

The saga continues. After a strange turn of events involving a screw-up by Prez Liebowitz and Shirley Collado, it looks like Purple Jesus may have a chance at continuing at the Mill. Liebowitz sent an email to the Community Council on May 30th admitting he “never completed the process I have been committed to following” for deciding whether or not to approve the Community Council (CC)’s decision to let theContinue reading

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Liebowitz Ends Purple Jesus

On Tuesday, President Liebowitz surprised just about everyone by declining the Community Council’s strong recommendation to allow the Mill to continue to be an official exception to the social house pilot program, which bans hard alcohol. This means the Mill can no longer host Purple Jesus, one of the most popular and storied all-campus parties and the Mill’s longest (over twenty years) and most important tradition. We all assumed PurpleContinue reading