For North Country Public Radio. Vermont’s wide open spaces are beautiful – but they can also be isolating. Particularly so for the hundreds of undocumented Mexican workers who don’t have cars and aren’t eligible for driver’s licenses. They’re more or less trapped on the dairy farms where they work. At least, they used to be.
For Middlebury Magazine. A pair of students is using new methods to revive an ancient tradition. Full text: On a rainy night in September, Bianca Giaever ’12 steps onto a small cement-and-bedrock stage in the basement of Gifford Hall. Members of the audience surround her on all sides, sitting on velour beanbags, the floor and one another in various leg-numbing contortions. A few track lights are out, but the microphone works fine. Giaever asks how many are newcomers here; when […]