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    Visit of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Middlebury College A Special Look at the Dalai Lama’s Return to Middlebury
    When the 14th Dalai Lama visited campus for two days in October, our digital media producer Brendan Mahoney '11 was afforded special access to His Holiness. This insightful, touching video is the result.

      RdTaken Road Taken: Echo Chamber
      Stories, stories everywhere.

        Vignette Vignette: The World by the Bay
        Our Observer travels to Monterey, California.

          spinslimesleaze_hires Politics in America: Just the Facts
          It's time to cut through the spin, the slime, and the sleaze and focus on the facts.

            OldChapel Old Chapel: Liberal Arts Evolution
            President Liebowitz on the evolving nature of a liberal arts education.

              robamney_steamroom_hires Politics in America: Sweat and Tell
              What if Barack Obama and Mitt Romney had a secret rendezvous a few weeks before election day? A playwright imagines what might have occurred.

                ben_hi_res Politics in America: The Obamaland Diaries
                On the front lines of the nastiest, costliest presidential campaign in history

                  mitt_n_meg_hires copy Politics in America: Legal Eagle
                  Attorney Megan Sowards '98 chats about her role as an attorney with the Romney campaign.

                    punditshighres Politics in America: Myth or Reality
                    The Professor Pundits" tackle four key themes from the 2012 U.S. presidential election.

                      dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of 10/22
                      Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                        The RV David Folger Welcome Home
                        The College's new research vessel has arrived at Lake Champlain.

                          dispatch_distressed-300x160 Things That Happened, Things To Do: Week of September 3
                          Our regular recap of goings on at the College and a look ahead to events on the horizon.

                            AdvisoryShift Old Chapel: Advisory Shift
                            The case for listening to the younger generation.

                              mayfly The Mayfly
                              What did Hurricane Irene do the mayfly population in Addison County?

                                Flat Street Flood 50 Come Hell or High Water
                                An alumni couple's business faces the wrath of Hurricane Irene.

                                  mckibbenwater Water Matters
                                  A noted environmental journalist—and Middlebury scholar in residence—weighs in on a matter of utmost importance.

                                    gaga Download: Why I Love Lady Gaga
                                    Ok, I don't really. But here is something to admire about her.

                                      BlackHole The Black Hole Outburst
                                      Boom! Did you hear that?

                                        Ponzi Editor’s Note
                                        Matt Jennings and his water epiphany

                                          dalai His Holiness Returns. Again.
                                          This fall, Middlebury welcomes back the Dalai Lama to campus.

                                            vignette Vignette: Inside the Halls of Science
                                            Four times a year, The Observer will illuminate a corner of Middlebury, offering a glimpse of life in Vermont, at a school abroad, or along the coast of California. For this issue, our chronicler visits McCardell Bicentennial Hall and records these scenes.

                                              Click on image to enlarge Fact Finder: Top of the Heap
                                              Middlebury captures its first Directors' Cup.

                                                Click on image to enlarge Numbers: Internship Funding
                                                The skinny on internship funding.

                                                  Click on image to enlarge. Dialogue: Recycle This
                                                  Digging deep into the recycling bin.

                                                    Click on image to enlarge Map: Middlebury in the World
                                                    An artist's rendering of Middlebury in the world.