Bronwyn Oatley, a senior at Middlebury College majoring in International Studies with a focus on European Politics, is a news editor and regular contributor for The Campus, Middlebury's student-run newspaper. Last summer, Bronwyn was the National Social Media Editor for OpenFile.ca, an online community news organization in Canada. She has published news articles with The Addison Independent and OpenFile, and written longer non-fiction pieces for Middlebury Geographic. Last summer, Bronwyn received a scholarship to attend the Breadloaf Writer's Conference, focussing on non-fiction writing. Bronwyn has been involved in food justice and LGBTQ activism and is passionate about community development and social justice.
In the wake of a high-profile student protest and amid a growing university movement to combat climate change, Middlebury College announced that it would initiate steps to address the feasibility of divesting its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.