Since Bennington College converted a sheep and cow stable into the iconic, academic Barn in 1932, an abundance of barns have been built on campus, but none of them for agricultural purposes. This year the Bennington Sustainable Food Project (BSFP) is trying to...Read More
Why do a considerable percentage of Bennington College’s minority students focus their studies on questions related to race, power, and structural inequality? At the discussion after the presentation titled Imaginative Scholarship: What’s Diversity Got to Do With It?, Sharon Batamuriza ‘16 wondered...Read More
On Thursday, April 21 a group of students organized by the Bennington Environmental Action Group (BEAG) walked the college grounds picking up cigarette butts. The students collected hundreds of cigarette butts in under half an hour.
Groundskeeper Melissa Leland has noticed an increase in the number...Read More
On April 2, the Bennington campus thrift store, Thrift & Public Apparel (TAPA), opened to the college community. While everyone loves a good deal on good clothes there is a lot more to the project to be excited about than just budget-friendly fashion.
As Erika Lygren of the Bennington Environmental Action Group (BEAG) explained...
At the end of this past term, Bennington College students experienced an abbreviated move-out period that came one day after classes officially ended. Coupled with the arrival of harsh winter weather, the shortened move-out period complicated end-of-term departures in some cases, and led to confusion or frustration in others. The majority of students were unaffected, however, by the shortened move out period, having finished their classes earlier in the week, and so moved out with relative ease. Nevertheless, the change in schedule requires reevaluation, and is another aspect of the ever-evolving form of Bennington College that will inevitably change again.Read More
By Chris DeFilipp '15
The Student Center, home of “Grab-and-Go”, which almost any on-the-go student has resorted to during tight lunch breaks, has had quite a few notable changes. Employees, typically our friends and classmates, now must wear a uniform: a black t-shirt with burnt orange “Bennington College” lettering on the left breast.