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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

51 Main Opens

The downtown venue once occupied by Eat Good Food is set to open as a bar/lounge, with the rest of the program to roll out more gradually. On Friday, April 25, we’re holding an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for community members to preview the space and share ideas. Light refreshments (coffee, juice, […]

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Governing Honor

This is my third post on a subject related to self-governance. While my earlier remarks focused on social conduct, this one deals with the Honor Code—an important topic that deserves the attention of all Middlebury students, especially given the discussion that took place at the April 11th faculty meeting. The principal item at that meeting […]

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I went to Mead Chapel last night to hear Robert Sapolsky talk about the psycho-biological dimensions of stress, and he was great. Smart, funny, and humane—all the things you would expect of a Stanford University neuroscientist who also happens to write best-selling science books and has won a MacArthur Fellowship. The chapel was full, and […]

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Update on 51 Main

Given my earlier posting on plans to establish a social venue downtown in the space formerly occupied by Eat Good Food, I figure it’s time for an update. First of all, I admit that as much as I have enjoyed working on this project, I did not fully appreciate the amount of time it takes […]

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