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chicago_code_splash_sm Shawn Ryan’s Code
He created The Shield and more recently, The Chicago Code, but Shawn Ryan ‘88 says his most nerve-wracking moments as a writer came at Middlebury.

    watson composite Two Students Awarded “Dream” Fellowships by Watson Foundation
    Both students will head to the Middle East and North Africa for a year of exploration.

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    boat_class_pool2 Prepare to Launch
    So how does a boat built in four weeks by novices hold up in water?

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    "Receiver" painting Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports
    At the Middlebury Museum of Art: Forty works of art, hundreds of lingering questions.

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    IMG_9665 Students Push for Arsenic Law
    Remarkably few people know how often dangerous arsenic shows up in well water. A group of Middlebury students wants to change that.

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    sledding_splash Slippery Slope
    Another day, another blizzard. Five students far from home find some fun on a nearly-deserted campus during February break.

      Fauntroy In the Name of the Father
      When Pastor Howard Fauntroy '89 returned to Detroit to fill his father's post, he hardly recognized the place he called home.

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      40719-map Is Yemen the Next Afghanistan?
      Not yet, says Quinn Mecham

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      whistlers_group Whistle While You Workshop
      You think you know how to whistle? Wait until you see Yuki Takeda ’14 and his J-term whistling workshop.

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      xcncaachamps10 After 36 Years Coaching, Terry Aldrich Goes Out On Top
      Middlebury's incredibly successful 3-sport coach stopped by MiddMag for a quick interview before heading into retirement.

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      splash Production Notes: Interview with Cartoonist Tim Newcomb
      A quick chat with Tim Newcomb, illustrator for the Wright Theatre mural video.

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      mural splash A Big Beautiful Idea Comes to Life
      A student who loves murals. A giant white wall. It was a match made in heaven.

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      Jesse Eisenberg At The Movies
      MiddMag recently caught up with screenwriter Antonio Macia ’00 to chat about his film Holy Rollers, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.

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      sm061204-Morgado-19stewart Tales from the Crypt
      Ezra Brainerd is but one of many notable Midd folk whose final resting place is right next door.

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      sm061204-Morgado-18 The Making of a Photo Essay: Tales from the Crypt
      Photographer Mario Morgado describes how he made the eerily beautiful pinhole camera images in our photo essay "Tales from the Crypt" that appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of Middlebury Magazine.

        biomass_plant_night_sm $1 Million and Counting
        With colder weather on the horizon, Middlebury's biomass gasification plant just hit a major milestone.

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        Wheel Deals
        80 bikes for sale. Nearly 100 interested buyers. 15 minutes. Go.

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        Students perform "Voices of the Class", a collection of skits culled from incoming student essays Voices of the Class
        Each fall, to welcome incoming students, a group of upperclassmen acts out scenes inspired by the first-years' admissions essays.

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        Sights and Sounds of the Pre-season
        Most of Middlebury's fall sports teams open their seasons this weekend, but their work really began a few weeks ago in the sweltering mid-August heat.

          Scene on Campus: Day Three
          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 third in a five-part series.

            Postcard from the School of Hebrew
            This summer, we’re sending bilingual reporters to check in with students at Middlebury’s various Language Schools. In our fourth report, we check in with students from the Brandeis-Middlebury School of Hebrew.

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            Postcard from the Portuguese School
            This summer, we’re sending bilingual reporters to check in with students at Middlebury’s various Language Schools. In our third report, we check in with students from the Portuguese School.

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            bread_loaf_rehearsal Actors Among Scholars
            Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? Hopefully no one after they've heard a dramatic reading by the professional actors at the Bread Loaf School of English.

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            This Old House
            Once the stately home for several college presidents, as well as the first women’s dorm, this campus and town classic is being restored to its former glory. Hear what Project Manager Tom McGinn has to say about the process and the location’s historical significance.

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            Spy Parents
            Do we really need an electronic smart card to monitor what our children are choosing in the school cafeteria? Prof. Peggy Nelson weighs in with her new book on anxious parents in uncertain times.