Updated: Middlebury students end encampment, strike deal with administrators

Middlebury College students on Monday struck a deal with administrators and dismantled the pro-Palestinian encampment formed in the center of campus.

Middlebury students join campus protests for Gaza

Over 100 students at Middlebury College have formed an encampment on campus in solidarity with the people of Gaza, joining a nationwide student movement protesting Israel’s ongoing war with Hamas. 

Letter to the editor: Protester explains recent demonstration

On Monday, April 15, Tax Day!, I participated in a “disruption event” up in Burlington as part of a group of Vermonters who, in solidarity with Palestine, gathered at Burlington’s “Innovation Center” to protest Marvell Technology’s role in Israel’s ongoin … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Recommended reading on Gaza

Two commentaries in the Times Argus & Rutland Herald, Week-End Edition, April 13-14, are a must read to help understand the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip: David Gram, “First Amendment violation,” and John Nassivera, “Nationalism’s false god.” … (read more)

Ways of Seeing: Let’s connect the dots for peace

It has now been more than six months since the Hamas attack of October 7, and about six months since Israel began raining bombs onto the people of Gaza.

Letter to the editor: Videos show horrors in Gaza

“If the American public saw pictures and videos of a one year old baby with ten pieces of shrapnel in their one year old forehead and face or if they saw a twelve year old with no limbs and burnt like an ignored hot dog on the grill, they would open their … (read more)

Letter to the editor: No more arms, funding for Israel

I have been actively working to support an immediate cease fire in Gaza and the West Bank. Ending the killing is only a first step towards a permanent peace based upon justice, freedom, and recognition of Palestinian rights to all of the civil liberties t … (read more)

Dec. 1 Shabbat seeks justice for Palestine

After a well-attended Ceasefire Shabbat held on Nov. 10, the group will hold a Shabbat for Justice Friday, Dec. 1, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Crest Room at McCullough Student Center, located at 14 Old Chapel Road on the Middlebury College campus. 

Guest editorial: Justice for Palestinians and security for Israel

There have been five wars in the last 15 years between Israel and Hamas. How do we end the current one and prevent a sixth from happening, sooner or later?

College community responds to Israel-Hamas war

As the Israel-Hamas war continues to unfold overseas, members of the Middlebury College and surrounding community are grieving the lives lost in recent violent attacks as well as looking to share more information about the ongoing conflict. 

Letter to the editor: Gaza suffers for sins of Hamas

I am horrified at the collective punishment now being meted out to the civilians of Gaza.