The Beauty of Being An Individual…By Haley Tripoli

    Hundreds of exceptional students, lively thinkers, and selfless achievers call Green Mountain College home, but I wanted to take the time to acknowledge a particular special ingredient that has come all the way from Kenya to join the quaint Poultney, Vermont masterpiece. Before meeting Lian Kariuki, I had not ever imagined meeting such a talented, passionate,…

GMC community has no boundaries

By Leanne About two weeks ago I was having a conversation with President Paul Fonteyn, during the community conversation.  We talked a bit about the program I was in, Environmental Studies with a concentration in policy, and I was telling him about an internship that I had completed over the summer as a requirement for…

My first Thanksgiving Break in US by Jess J

I had my first and a wonderful Thanksgiving  Break last week. Krista invited me to go her house during Thanksgiving Break. I helped cook the Thanksgiving meal, we had turkey, potato, pumpkin soup, suffing, pie. We also went to New York City, and this is my first time to go there. We watched the Macy’s…

Men’s Basketball Learning to Fly… By: Forrest Teutsch

After a somewhat lackluster season last year the Eagles looked to add many new faces and build a strong core for the team to grow off of. They certainly have accomplished this goal and have excited the fans with an opening day win against Albany Pharmacy. This game produced one of the highest turnouts  of…

Christmastime is here…

I love Christmas. Christmas is one of my favorite Christian celebrations and one of my favorite overall holidays. For me, it serves two purposes; celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and gift-giving. The two are intertwined for some people, but not for others. According to my tradition, the three wise men brought offerings of gold,…

When Your Classes Are Difficult

My biggest dream is to become a doctor, preferably a neurologist or possibly a psychiatrist. Coming into college, the most practical field of study for such a goal seemed to be biology. Now that I am a junior, I am hitting, have hit, and will continue to hit major roadblocks. Such roadblocks are difficult classes….

Abroad Trips that GMC offers-By Kat Kehrt

Recently I got accepted into a Anthropology/Sociology class trip to Nepal. Having been to Nepal in 2007, I am beyond excited to go back and be re-immersed into the culture. But for people who have not been outside of the country or want another chance to get out of the US, Green Mountain offers a…

Wonder what it’s like to spend Thanksgiving at GMC? by Taylor Conley

Since I live in Virginia, I was allowed to stay on campus for Thanksgiving break. I have done so for the past 2 years as well. Freshman year I spent Thanksgiving with another GMC student; we drove to Killington, some Vermont trails, and Burlington. The campus is pretty quiet since the majority of students are…

Lets give thanks! By Krista Shugart

This year for Thanksgiving I had seven friends come over to my house in New Jersey. Jessie from China, Lian and Vanessa from Kenya, Bruna and Felipe from Brazil, Dan from England, and Deniz from Turkey. We celebrated thanksgiving on Wednesday, and then spent all of Thursday in New York City. It feels great to…

I’m Coming Home!! By: Johnny C

Since I left California back in late August, I have had set in my mind that I’d be staying here on campus for Thanksgiving. Flights are just too expensive. As the days grew closer to thanksgiving, I began to grow extremely homesick. All my other peers were leaving to celebrate the holiday and I couldn’t…

3 v 3 Tourny …By Forrest Teutsch

Green Mountain recently hosted the first 3 v 3 basketball tournament held to raise money for Hoops for Hunger. Students paid $5 each or $15 per team to enter the tournament for a good cause and to enjoy themselves, while also displaying their skills or lack there of. In order to maintain fairness, the men’s…

Do Some Good by Alexandra Hilliard

Yesterday I spent a good portion of my morning at the United Methodist Church of Wells, VT. I attended the 8:30 AM service with Peggy and Ken Littlewood. I met the Littlewoods on a mission trip. We joined students and community members with the United Methodist Church on a mission with the Red Bird Mission…