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The Bennington Lens

Poetry: Icarus

I don’t know how much more anger I can holdWhen I give myself time to stop and Think About Things I’ve avoided the whirlpool of…

Student Spotlight: Sierra Fales

Sierra Fales, a seventh-term student, has always loved science. As an elementary student struggling in school, she found the sciences to be a totem of…

A murmur went through the crowd

The incident is, perhaps forever, fixed on Walker’s reputation, and has, since her appointment, become a present and tense topic of community discussion within oppositional contexts. Even since the student and faculty interviews in the hiring process, Walker has spoken to the community about this incident, opening herself to conversations about preventing such an event at Bennington.

Prose: untitled

“Rough air,” the captain warned. Oh, again, thought Ella. She just wanted to sleep. She opened her eyes and inches from her face there was…

Visual Art: Valeria Sibrian Quijada

Valeria Sibrian Quijada (they/them) is a senior at Bennington College studying visual arts. Their art aims to evoke nostalgia while grappling with themes of death…

Student Spotlight: Ellis Golden

Ellis Golden (she/her) is a sophomore at Bennington College and is studying to be a middle-school English literature teacher. Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas,…

Environmental justice initiatives

There are many initiatives occurring presently on campus to reduce Bennington College’s negative environmental impact, and to prepare for a dynamic future of possibilities influenced by climate…

A school built by students

Bennington College was founded in 1932 with the publishing of The Prospectus, penned by Robert Devore Leigh, the first president of Bennington College and notable name to this day.

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