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    BL30-8-05-wc-097 10 days + 46 writers = 1 literary whirlwind
    In addition to bringing together established icons, young hopefuls and publishing professionals, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference offers a literary feast for the local public.

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    Sherryfinal Bittersweet End of the Line for Bread Loaf’s Streetcar
    Midd Mag's Bread Loaf student-on-the-scene Sherry Brown reflects on the end of her summer studies after seeing the final performance of "A Streetcar Named Desire."

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    Stella-Stan-Blanche_3291 Bringing the Streetcar to Life
    In this second installment from MiddMag’s Bread Loaf student-on-the-scene Sherry Brown, she shares her thoughts and observations after attending rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire.

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    SC Catching a Streetcar at Bread Loaf
    What’s it like to read a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, study it with a legendary drama professor and then see it performed by Equity actors—all in six weeks?

      top10 Around the World in 10 Events
      Every summer, there’s a short but sweet burst of Language School-related events that fills the campus calendar with a weekly dose of all things cultural, from music to lectures to art—all in language, of course. Don’t miss your chance to travel abroad without leaving town!

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      IMG_0617 Rain or Shine
      Every year, a dedicated crew from Facilities Services takes on the task of readying the campus for Commencement. Take a brief glimpse at how they do it.

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      EleListen Twist of Lyme
      Ele Woods '12 helps MiddMag navigate the wonders of the 2011 Spring Student Symposium.

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      Green_Laces-13 Green Feats
      Make a promise to the planet. Then show your support by lacing up with green.

        ZirinAli The Politics of Play
        Dave Zirin, author and award-winning sports writer, spoke recently about the way athletes have used their sporting platform to speak out for social change. His lecture was part of the current "Mixed Signals" exhibit at the Museum of Art.

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        IMG_9811 Nuclear or Not
        At a time when nuclear issues are both topical and highly debated in our daily news, Middlebury was fortunate enough to host two days of lectures and discussions by three experts in the field.

          MurrayPainting Our Place
          A panel discussion on “Race, Space and Place” explores complex societal emotions of confusion, displacement and oppression.

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          BookText Turbo Speak
          A handful of ambitious students are stepping up the tempo of their introduction to German. Affectionately called Turbo Deutsch, the lively and fast-paced course offers three full semesters of German in just one.

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          entsign Rikert Ramps Up with New Director, New Ideas
          Long-time fixture of winter fun, the Carroll & Jane Rikert Ski Touring Center has a new director—and some great new ideas for a bright future.

            jterm J-term: In Five Words
            Throughout January, as students, staff and faculty adjust to the change in pace of J-term, the editorial staff of Middlebury Magazine will make its way around the campus to discover just what goes on during this month.

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            mainSM The Buzz at the Bridge
            Find out what all the buzz is about at 51 Main, the college's downtown restaurant and night spot.

              FeatureDiana “Those were the days…”
              Meandering trips down memory lane don’t always make for great stories. Unless, of course, they involve a rental car, a wool blanket, and a 40-pound bronze sculpture.

                Picture 2 5 Things We Love About MiddLab
                Check out the new (and cool) way Middlebury showcases undergrad and faculty research.

                  Ian-McEwan-FINAL Cue McEwan
                  One of the world's greatest writers pays a visit to Mead.

                    Author John Irving speaks at Middlebury College's Mead Chapel The World According to Irving
                    Author John Irving came to Mead to read from a work in progress, share some political insight, and celebrate the wonder of all walks of life.

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                    TimSort1.5sm You’ve Got Mail
                    Ever wonder just how that letter or package slip got into your McCullough mailbox?

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                    Not Dead Yet
                    The humble typewriter gets its curtain call in Hope Tucker's first-year seminar "Dead Technologies."

                      Scene on Campus: Day Two
                      Every day this week, the editorial staff of Middlebury Magazine will fan across campus to record the goings-on as August gives way to September, and a quiet campus welcomes the arrival of students. The second in a five-part series.

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                      Storytelling
                      Notable young writer Tiphanie Yanique embodies the heart, soul, and spirit of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She arrived six years ago in the coveted role of waiter and returned this summer as a distinguished Fellow and rising star.

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                      Pledge Week
                      Nervous! Excited! Terrified! As Middlebury Language School students prepare to take "The Pledge," that's exactly how they feel.

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                      Ferry_4 Bridging the Gap
                      A German exchange student takes the closing of the Crown Point Bridge personally