Saratoga Dance Flurry – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

This past weekend I left GMC’s campus to venture about an hour away into the city of Saratoga Springs, NY to attend a multi-cultural music and dance festival known as The Dance Flurry! The Dance Flurry is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and inspiring people through traditional music and dance. This festival’s goal is to help,…

Classes at GMC: The Civil War and Reconstruction

     By: Matthias R. Baudinet         As a history major here at Green Mountain College, I am always looking forward to new history classes being offered in the curriculum. Starting the second semester of my third year here at Green Mountain College, I have taken a lot of history courses. Growing up in France…

Media and Culture – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about social media, since in fact I am a member of the social media team on GMC’s campus. I’ve been wondering: Is culture and media creating who we are or is it merely reflecting it? Culture represents both, BUT, what a fabulous idea to think about. As Americans,…

Spring Break

By Krista Shugart For my past two years at Green Mountain College I have attended Mountain Justice Spring Break in Appalachia, VA. Mountain Justice Spring Break has had a huge impact on my life and has really transformed a lot of my thoughts and has taught me so much that I still carry with me…

101 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at GMC

By Binh Bui’14 I guess I don’t have to inform you that last Friday was Valentine’s Day. Hope you had a nice one. At GMC, I saw red color, chocolate, and flowers everywhere (You may argue that it wasn’t everywhere; well, in that case, it would be every place around GMC and Poultney I could…

Happy Valentine’s Day Green Mountain College! <3

By: Forrest Teutsch It’s that time of year again, commercialized America celebrates buying candy and “thoughtful” gifts for one’s significant other. You can use this holiday to give chocolates, teddy bears, flowers, or Valentine’s cards. Or you can think outside the box and use some of my GMC themed gift ideas.   1.     Nature! If…

GMC Shakti Tribal Dance goes to Burlington – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

(From left to right, includes GMC students Dea Hall, Mia Nassavera, Sarah Wallen, Sophie Milk, Reed Byg, Seraphina Mallon-Breiman, Myrto Schwab, Charlene Bean, Alyssa Renner)  This past Saturday night, the GMC Shakti Tribal Bellydancers, a student group lead by GMC teacher and professor Susanne Claxton, were asked to perform at a fundraising event in Burlington…

Ice Climbing with GreenMap- By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

(GreenMap trip leader, student Giancarlo Lopes) My experience thus far with extreme physical excursions have been far and few between when it comes to severe outdoor adventures. I love to dance and I don’t mind performing in front of people, but when it comes to rock climbing or ice climbing or bungee jumping or something…

Winter Break Study Abroad – Nepal 2014: Interview with Katrina Goebel

By Binh Bui’14 Last winter break, thirteen GMC students, accompanied by prof. Mark Dailey (Anthropology Department) and Vice President of Student Life Joe Petrick, took a 22-day trip to Nepal to explore the unique culture and environment of this country. After hearing many interesting stories about the trip, such as visiting the living goddess, climbing…

Artichoke

by Krista Shugart “The passing of Artichoke was most certainly a passing of an era on Cerridwen Farm, speaking exclusively a business perspective, we lost our dairy program and milk sales, and opportunity to enjoy raw milk on campus. But Artie was so much more than that. Each new student who came to the farm…

Brunnenburg (Part 1) – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

  As I mentioned in my last blog entry, my name is Seraphina and I am a second-semester sophomore student at Green Mountain College. Last semester I took advantage of one of GMC’s incredible study abroad programs, a trip offered every two years in Merano, the Italian Alps, where programs are taught in an ancient…