Color Blind Era

Remi Kanazi is a poet and writer based in New York City. He recently wrote Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up From Brooklyn to Palestine, a collection of poems about political issues in Palestine. He is also the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine. His commentary has been featured by news…

Creative Wellness Weekend

The wellness weekend is one of the most purposeful weekends that I have ever spent at Green Mountain College. Two days of Wellness week started from noon until 4 p.m., on November 19th and 20th. It was a delicate balance project hosted by senior Sophia Milkowski partnered with the wellness center in order to promote…

Mascoma Audubon Chapter Field Trip

  Not many things get a group of people to gather at 7:00 AM to go spend their time outside on a damp and cold November day, but for Vermont’s hardcore birders a chance to see late migrating raptors and waterfowl is all the motivation they need. On Saturday, November 5th The Mascoma Audubon Society…

Living The Mission: Devin Balcacer

“At GMC there are so many ways to practice sustainability.” Students at Green Mountain College demonstrate their values of social and environmental sustainability every day! Devin Balcacer, ’18, is just one example. Through his work in the Sustainability Office, Devin explains how he’s #LivingtheMission

U.S. Complicity in the Radicalization of Islamic Terrorists

In his book Don’t Think of an Elephant!, George Lakoff cites “social and political conditions [that lead to] cultures of despair” as potential sources of radicalization for, in this case, Islamic terrorists. The idea that geopolitics and its immediate effects on the lives of Muslims could be the cause of their radicalization is a type…

Wildlife Areas: Lower Champlain Valley

In the next few weeks, you will see a series of posts about wildlife areas categorized by region. Here is the first: Buckner Preserve   The Helen W. Buckner preserve located at Bald Mountain in West Haven Vermont houses 11 rare animal species, 18 species of rare plants and 10 distinct plant community types. The…

InterCultural Club Video

In this green place, the InterCultural Club (ICC) is committed to providing the Green Mountain College community with cross-cultural experiences by fostering inclusion and respect for all. The ICC also enhances and enriches the experience of the entire student body by providing opportunities to engage and educate the campus as a whole on issues related…

Equestrian Club Video

In Green Mountain College, the purpose of the Equestrian Club is to educate members and the public about horses and the art of horsemanship as well as to support and encourage people with an interest in equines. The club provides an opportunity for students to interact with horses and to promote charitable endeavors for the…

Prom Night

This year’s fall prom was sponsoring by Residential Life, the Campus Programming Board and Student Senate in Green Mountain College (GMC). It was 50* outside, 20 to 30 college students dressed up, holding their partners or friends’ hands, and dancing in the light at the Bogue Movement Studio, starting from 9:00 until midnight. People dressed up…

“United we stand, divided we fall.

“United we stand, divided we fall. It’s hard to argue against that time worn motto. It’s easy, however, to argue over what we should stand united for. Both John Adams and George Washington offered grave warnings about allowing a two party system. Alas, the two parties have divided us for centuries now. Divide and conquer…