Thanks & Giving: What Students Did to Celebrate Thanksgiving at GMC

By Binh Bui’14Last Tuesday, November 19th, a dedicated group of Green Mountain College (GMC) students, who were led by Jensen Morgan ’14 and José Gálvez Contreras ’11, GMC’s Outreach Coordinator, collaborated with each other and residents of Poultney to organize the first Annual Day of Poultney Thanks & Giving. Through this event, all GMC community,…

Transforming Where We Live: Our Homes, Culture, and Economy

By: Krista Shugart “Permaculture is a key element in my personal ethos. It is an invaluable tool for organizing thoughts and designing practical alternatives to mainstream culture and economics ranging in scale from a quarter acre property to the neighborhood and beyond. Outreach and advocacy for economic and social alternatives to the mainstream has become…

Women’s Studies at GMC

  By: Matthias Baudinet      Last semester during registration time, I signed up to take a Sociology/Anthropology class that was labeled ‘Women’s Studies.’ Women’s studies was never one of my strong suits because I was not particularly interested in the topic. However, when I saw that class being offered on MYGMC, I did not…

Halloween with UNICEF Club

By Binh Bui’14 It was Halloween last Thursday. In spite of the rain and cold weather, people at GMC still had many activities to celebrate this once-a-year, special occasion. During the day, if students showed off with their costumes and trick or treat to various locations on campus, including the provost’s and president’s offices, they…

Trans and Womyn’s Action Camp

By Krista Shugart Four Green Mountain College students attended TWAC (Trans and Womyn’s Action Camp) last month in Maine. “This {TWAC} is a movement focused on uniting, supporting, and inspiring womyn and trans activists against patriarchy, oppression, and exploitation in defense of our communities and ecosystems. The whole weekend is planned by and for folks…