Stone Valley Coop Annual Meeting

On Sunday I had the opportunity to attend the annual meeting for Poultney’s own coop, the Stone Valley Market. Unfortunately I had to leave early, but it was great to have the chance to participate in this important community institution. The coop is run by a board of directors and the general manager, Julia Riell….

Art: An Artificial Expression? by Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of contemplation about the way my generation associates with art. Taking a photography class with Kevin Bubrisky and experiencing things up front in my own right has given me better perceptions of what true art is and how much time must be devoted to it, but the concept of…

Mountain Justice Spring Break by Krista Shugart

Mountain Justice Spring Break will bring students face to face with the devastating effects of mountaintop removal and coal industry abuse which is deeply rooted  in our fossil fuel-based economy. The program will give students the skills and knowledge that they need to confront this systemic issue. Through education, direct community service, affected speakers, ecological education,…

Adventures of a Student Teacher: February “Vacation”

One of the appealing aspects of working in the public school system is frequent vacations (although they’re certainly not the main reason to become a teacher). Over the past week I have been out of school, but it hasn’t felt anything like a vacation. My daily schedule is somewhat less crazy than usual, but I…

Undergraduate Research

One of the best things about attending a small college is the opportunity to engage in high-level research projects. In large schools, many research opportunities are reserved for graduate students. However, students at GMC frequently have the opportunity to pursue their own high-level research or work with a professor on his or her projects.  …

Heartbeat by Krista Shugart

Last night, February 21, 2013, I attended a concert at the University of Vermont. Senior Allie Brody organized for a group of GMC students to attend. The concert was indescribable and I have been deeply affected. The group was called “Heartbeat” and they are a group of Israeli and Palestinian youth musicians. “HEARTBEAT creates opportunities and…

Who is Ms. GMC – People Choice Award? – [by Binh]

Mr. and Ms. GMC was happened last Friday. Guest who won the Ms.GMC people choice and raised the most money for unlucky children via people’s donation?  Not a sophomore! Not a junior! It’s Angelica Herrera! She is a friendly freshman from CA. I quickly contacted her for an interview and found out more about her….

Sustainable Food Systems Masters Program Residency

This week the graduate students from Green Mountain’s Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) program have been on campus for their annual residency. The residency began with the NOFA-VT winter conference in Burlington, during which graduate students attended workshops and networking sessions. Afterward they came back to the GMC campus for a week of intensive…

Ping Pong Tournament

This coming Saturday February 23rd, a ping pong tournament will be held in the gymnasiun from 12:00pm- 3:00pm.  This is an event hosted by several floors from various buildings around campus.  As advertised, there will be free food, prizes, and most importantly you are free to enter and compete! For fun, here is a video…

Forward on Climate by Krista Shugart

On Sunday February 17, 2013 15 Green Mountain College students marched to the white house with 50,000 activists demanding Obama to say NO to the Keystone XL Pipeline, and YES to a healthy and livable future. This was the largest climate rally in history and was organized by 350.org and the Sierra Club.    350.org…

Black Culture Club (BCC)

Outside of the dinning hall, the Wall of Fame, created by the Black Culture Club (BCC), is a collection of great African-American leaders and thinkers.  As Shonelle McKenzie, the president of the BCC puts it: the BCC hopes to “promote positive propaganda for the Black community. The showing of Boyz N the Hood was meant…