Rick Bass at Green Mountain! by Krista Shugart

          The Keystone XL pipeline is a very daunting topic that hangs over the heads of our entire country. This pipeline would be close to 2,000 miles long and would be from Alberta, Canada to Texas. This pipeline would carry one of the world’s dirtiest fuels; tar sands oil. This is an issue, which in…

Images of Nature; A Senior Perspective – by Leanne Kopec

There are four courses at Green Mountain that every student is required to take.  The first of these is to be taken your first semester of freshmen year and is meant to be an introduction to GMC and college in general.  This course is Images of Nature.  It has been over three years since I…

Lacrosse! by Alexandra Hilliard

Although there was already one practice last Sunday, which I did not make, there was a Captain’s practice for Lacrosse today! It was in the gym at 8 and ran a little past 9. I had expected only women to be there, but due to some fortunate miscommunication, we had a gym full of lax…

Holy Senioritis, Batman! – by Leanne

I have been looking forward to this semester for a while now and not just because it is my last semester at Green Mountain.  I’ve been excited about my classes, the ski season (if it ever comes…), bonding with my roommate and the rest of the seniors one last time, and planning my future after…

Small Group of Thoughtful Committed Citizens…By Haley Tripoli

What does community mean to me? Community, for me, is a feeling of overwhelmed reverence towards a system of working hands and collaborative minds.  Participants not only observe, but also take part. Participants see where improvement, efficiency, and balance are needed, and they push unwaveringly towards these ideals. Like the controversial Margaret Mead once said,…

…By Haley Tripoli

“The world that you are inheriting requires a skill set”-Angela Park As Anthropology majors, we are taught the differences between race and ethnicity: race being a more cultural/socially constructed concept, and ethnicity a concept backed by biological differences. What else is culturally or socially constructed? GMC had a very enthusiastically blunt speaker visit campus, Wed,…

Calling All Eagles… By: Forrest Teutsch

Over this weekend both the men’s and women’s basketball teams suffered back-to-back losses, one to the Beavers of UMaine-Farmington and the other to the Thomas College Terriers. As any sports fan knows, anything can happen on any given day. Upsets occur on a daily basis especially in the college basketball world. The other day Iowa…

Do you miss the spring in GMC?—By Jessie Jiang

The winter in Green Mountain College is really cool, but is has been so long since all the green leaves fall down! You can do a lot of things in winter such as skiing, skating, ice climbing or ice fishing. Don’t you miss the green leaves, the beautiful sunshine, the fragrant grass? Don’t you miss…

A Day with a Chess Player – by [Binh]

Hi there, this is Binh. Hope you are enjoying your awesome weekend. I had a funny day since I followed my friend, a chess player, to “Billiards, Chess and Go Tournaments” today. Watching them to play chess in the silent was not my way, but I wanted to challenge myself to keep silent in four…

Angela Park’s Diversity Forum – by Alexandra Hilliard

Angela Park of Diversity Matters came to Green Mountain on Wednesday and gave a 2 hour talk.  Park is the “is founder/executive director managing all facets of the organization’s development, communications, client strategy, and programming. Previously, she worked at The White House in both terms of the Clinton/Gore administration, was cofounder and deputy director of…

What’s in a Name – by Alexandra Hilliard

What is in a name? What does a name mean? Are you your name? My name is Alexandra. It’s origins are Greek in nature, and the name is derived from Alexander, “the protector of mankind”. I don’t have a middle name, so I can’t speak for that. I do know, that I have struggled with…

Social and Environmental Changes at Green Mountain College by Asadullah Sohail

 Social and Environmental Changes at Green Mountain College     We are living in a century that hatred, prejudice and religious conflicts and environmental problems are constantly challenging and threatening us. There are conflicts among nations, countries, religious and ethnic groups. It is because of misunderstandings, stereotypes, corrupted political leaders and few ignorant people. The reason…