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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Rabbi Ron Cohen

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 3:01 pm

WBTN intern Alex Diaz talks with Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Beth-El about Bennington’s Cultural makeup past and present in this two-part fifth installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Rabbi Joshua Boettiger

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 2:50 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz sits down with Bennington Rabbi Joshua Boettiger and gets his views on culture in Bennington, speaking specifically to Bennington’s Jewish community in this two-part fourth installment of “Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?”.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: International Jet-setter Alison Cho

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 1:53 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz sits down with International Bennington College Student Alison Cho to discuss how a foreigner views the culture of Bennington in the third installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

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Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Town/Gown Hybrid Cadence Banulis

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 1:39 pm

WBTN Intern Alex Diaz talks with Bennington Local AND Bennington College student Cadence Banulis in order to gauge her experience with the cultural diversity of Bennington in this second installment of ‘Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?’.

Interview W/ Cadence Banulis

Bennington’s Culture, Diversified?: Mild-Mannered Jeffrey Matthews

In Bennington, Education, North Bennington, Opinion, Personal, Pownal, Shaftsbury, Woodford on February 16, 2011 at 10:51 am

Jeffrey Matthews

WBTN College Intern Alex Diaz sits down with the prototypical Bennington College student Jeffrey Matthews and discusses his perceptions of and experiences with cultural diversity in Bennington. This is the first in a series of interviews attempting to pin down what Bennington has to offer in terms of cultural diversity, and why.

What is the biggest problem facing Bennington?

In Bennington, Local News, Opinion, Personal on October 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm

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Story by Community Journalists, Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo. Edited by, Brooke Brown-Saracino.

This story is Part 2 in a mini-series by Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo of the Threshold Collaborative.  Alisa and Amy took their voice recorders and trailer to Bennington’s Mayfest and asked community members 5 questions in 5 minutes.  Here are some of their responses to the question, “What is the biggest problem facing Bennington?”  Listen to Part 1-What is the best thing about Bennington?

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What is the best thing about Bennington?

In Bennington, Local News, Opinion, Personal on October 18, 2010 at 11:32 am

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story by Community Journalists, Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo. Edited by, Brooke Brown-Saracino.

Alisa Del Tufo and Amy Anselmo of the Threshold Collaborative took their voice recorders and trailer to Bennington’s Mayfest and asked community members 5 questions in 5 minutes.  Here are some of their responses to the question, “What is the best thing about Bennington?”

Visit the Threshold Collaborative online.

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