Another frat house sexual assault lawsuit at Wesleyan

A student filed a lawsuit against the Wesleyan Xi Chapter of Psi Upsilon, one of the three fraternities at Wesleyan University. The lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of the fraternity regarding a sexual assault that happened during one of the pledge parties last year. Wesleyan was not named as a defendant. Wesleyan has been […]


Middlebury On Target For Carbon Neutrality By 2016

After Colby achieved its goal of carbon neutrality ahead of schedule last year, the Addison Independent and VTDigger are reporting that Midd is on target to join them in 2016. The goal, set in 2007, was made more difficult to achieve by a recent delay in implementing a biomethane digester, but should still be reached. The […]

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In The ‘Cac at 3 Years: What Does ‘Cac Mean?

In The ‘Cac turns three-years-old today, and in commemoration we decided to try to define what, exactly, ‘Cac means. ‘Cac means never having to explain why you hate Macklemore. Or why you love him. ‘Cac means awkwardness and Falkwardness. ‘Cac means explaining where you go to school way too many times. ‘Cac means parody videos. […]


Midd econ dept. unimpressed with honor code adherence

It’s one of the first things you do when you get to Middlebury as a new student for orientation. You unpack your bags and say a tearful goodbye to your parents, you make some awkward introductions and go to dinner with your entire hall because you don’t know anyone else, and then you sign the […]

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Chance the Rapper controversy continues

Update: Chance issues a not-so-veiled response to the Williams administration’s likely (though unconfirmed) request that he censor Favorite Song at his Spring Fling show:  – Macklemore and Chance the Rapper: The NESCAC rap darlings of 2013 and 2014. Macklemore toured the ‘Cac fairly extensively last spring, even making it all the way up to Colby. His […]

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Major SAT Changes Announced

From the Washington Post, “The SAT college admission test will no longer require a timed essay, will dwell less on fancy vocabulary and will return to the familiar 1600-point scoring scale in a major overhaul intended to open doors to higher education for students who are now shut out.” This is the first major change since […]