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Income Bracket: The New Diversity?

The Atlantic yesterday ran an article analyzing the pitfalls of committing to admitting low-income students. Amherst has been a poster institution for remarkably increasing racial diversity at a traditionally-white male school–in fact, Amherst’s student body is now majority non-white. Amherst’s peer institutions in the ‘Cac and elsewhere have similarly made great strides in increasing racial diversity; […]


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Midd Alum Actually Playing In The Super Bowl

Although much of the ’Cac will be mourning the Patriots’ loss to the Broncos on Sunday—and therefore their elimination from the Super Bowl—many Middlebury students are still invested and excited for next Sunday’s big game. That’s because the Broncos will be playing the Seattle Seahawks, whose kicker—believe it or not—is a Middlebury alumnus. That’s right: […]


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White House Blatantly Steals Wesleyan’s This Is Why Campaign

As our good friends at Wesleying point out on Twitter, the Obama administration has gone out and lifted wholesale Wesleyan’s fundraising campaign, This Is Why, to sell the Affordable Care Act. This Is Why has been Wesleyan’s primary fundraising slogan for a couple of years, with a website showing people’s This Is Why stories for why […]


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2014 Oscac Nominations

The nominations are in! Best Picture Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Best Actor James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) Best Actress Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers) Vanessa Hudgens (Spring Breakers) Ashley Benson (Spring […]


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Trinity President, Faculty Clash Over ASA Israel Boycott

On December 17th, the American Studies Association officially voted for an academic boycott of Israel, by a two-to-one margin. Elizabeth Redden reports, The resolution approved by a plurality of ASA members cites as a rationale the lack of “effective or substantive academic freedom for Palestinian students and scholars under conditions of Israeli occupation” and calls for […]


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Wesleyan Athlete-Alums Hate Your Dumb E-mails

In a kerfuffle reminiscent of the NYU reply-allpocalypse that e-mail-chained out of control when 40,000 NYU students realized they could reply-all to a benign bursar e-mail, a Wesleyan Athletics  e-mail announcing a brand-spanking-new giving page (’tis the season) unwittingly contained a glitch that turned replies to the athletic director into listserve blasts to the entire athlete-alum community. […]