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Liberal Arts: A Practical Application

I am a huge proponent of the liberal arts education.  Anytime anyone asks me what I am studying, while I say my major, what I really want to say is, “an incredible set of skills.”  I think at the heart of … Continue reading

Music @ MIDD!

This past week revealed that our spring Concert  will headline T- Pain! It is so exciting for my final spring concert to come rolling around as MCAB does an amazing job at organizing live music shows throughout the school year. … Continue reading

Spring is Coming.

I’m not going to lie to you–it’s been a cold winter. For the month of January, the temperatures did not even think about reaching above freezing. This winter, I have established a meticulous bundling routine that ensures maximum warmth: long, … Continue reading

A Night of Arab Culture

Fattoush salad from Lebanon, Moussaqa from Egypt, and chicken bastilla from Morocco. This is only a preview of  what was on the menu at the Arabesque cultural dinner at the Arabic House on Wednesday night. Over 50 Arabic students, faculty, and their … Continue reading

Art, Art, and More Art

Last summer, I had the fortune of working in the Middlebury College Museum of Art as a full-time curatorial intern, alongside the Chief Curator of the Museum, Emmie Donadio. During my time at the museum, my main project was to … Continue reading

Laundry and Waxing Poetic

Last night, I did my laundry. Laundry is one of those tasks that always takes me longer than I anticipate—I find folding especially challenging—and I always kind of resent it. Last night, however, I felt suddenly struck by the significance … Continue reading

Winter Hiking

As a south-Floridian, I don’t really define myself as a “winter person.” I really like the heat, the sunshine, the rain, and the comfort of sandals. Being raised in a place of constant summer meant major adjustments were to be … Continue reading

“What did you do over your Febmester?”

It’s that most splendid time of year again…THE FEBS ARE HERE! What’s a Feb you may ask? Well, here’s a link for some of the logistics: http://www.middlebury.edu/admissions/apply/february but to really know the Feb program, you need to know the Febmester. … Continue reading

J-Term as an Arabic Translator in Japan

Now that J-Term has sadly coming to an end, I have time to sit down and reflect upon the extraordinary experience I had this month. As you can tell from the title of this post, I spent this J-Term taking a course … Continue reading

The Last Day of the Last J-Term

After having a hectic fall of research projects, senior seminars, and job applications, this J-term felt wonderfully free. Firstly, I was able to add the class “Bollywood and Beyond” so I spent my month watching Shah Rukh Khan dance around … Continue reading