beyond the green: collective of middlebury voices

a student-run publication that seeks to provide space for voices that are not being heard on our campus. we are grounded by politics that are radical, anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-classist, anti-homophobic, anti-ableist, and anti-transphobic (against all forms of oppression) and that reject the structural neo-liberal paradigm that characterizes middlebury college and its official publications

In Response to the Rohatyn Center Student Advisory Board

by Travis Sanderson Every year, the Rohatyn Center hosts an annual student-run global affairs conference. Each one “gives students the opportunity to design, plan, and execute their own conference with the financial … Continue reading

November 20, 2016

What is Stress?

by Sandra Luo Stress. Noun: A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress.   “Dear Sandra, Middlebury is aware that loan … Continue reading

November 11, 2016

On the Unrape-ability of Black Women, or Why I Can’t Get Over It

By Elizabeth Dunn [Content Warning, Sexual Assault] I was invited to ‘comfy night’ at the Mill last Thursday, and I was the only Black person there. I was annoyed‒ if … Continue reading

November 7, 2016

Dear First Generation Students

By Rebecca Duras My fellow first-generation college students,       At this point in the semester, even you bright-eyed, bushy-tailed freshmen have realized that college isn’t all beer pong and cute Instagram photos. … Continue reading

November 2, 2016