GMC students: Call to action!

“Despite the fact that Vermont has banned fracking for gas in our state, Vermont Gas wants to build a pipeline that would increase Vermont’s dependence on gas coming from those same risky techniques. That’s irresponsible, and we need to let state regulators know that. On Wednesday, May 7th the Public Service Board will be holding a…

Roommates!

by Krista Lee It is getting to be around the time when students are committing to what school they will be attending in the Fall! And a major concern is usually finding a roommate, and with today’s technology finding roommates is much more planned out than it used to be! It used to be that…

Meet a Senator!

By: Matthias Baudinet   Freshman Representative, Katie Best:      1.Your major and graduating class. –Environmental Studies major, 2017.      2. where are you from? –Tacoma, Washington.     3.Your position on the Senate. –Freshman Representative.      4. What made you want to be a Senator? –I was interested in the leadership experience,…

Connecting!

by Krista Lee There are many colleges in Vermont and making connections and supporting the student work of other schools is so crucial for student empowerment and student power.  In my experience at Green Mountain College I have connected with student activists from UVM and Middlebury and really look forward to really connecting with students from…

An Unconventional Easter – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

(Students from left to right: Seraphina Mallon-Breiman, Miles Linsmith, Emilia Panish-Hoffmann) This past Easter break at GMC, I had the opportunity to spend the weekend in Maine with two friends/fellow classmates and their families in Portland. We went to see the ocean on a couple of different beaches and an abandoned castle and Portland Headlight,…

Earth Week

by Binh Bui I was in the Easter Break last weekend, and I realized that it was the first time I could not wait for the break to be over. You may ask if my brain still operates properly. Of course, it functions well. Like other college students, I want six-month vacation, twice per year….

Return

By Krista Lee After studying at Prescott College for the semester I am both preparing for my departure of Arizona and my return to Vermont. It is going to be really hard when the semester ends to leave all of the friends that I have made here and leaving the life and place that I…

Vermont Has Got Style

By Forrest Teutsch Green Mountain prides itself in being a tight-knit community where we all support each other and can rely on our community members (whether they be students, residents of Poultney, or faculty) to vote for us in contests. At this moment we are lucky enough to have our very own Bethany Everett (Community…

Poetry – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Here’s a little something I wrote in honor of poetry month!  The Relationship Between Me and My Mother : The relationship between me and my mother is one none other than that of poetic intrigue We cuss and we fight and we get super mad but we also love each other and somehow smother those…

Meet a Senator!

By: Matthias Baudinet After posting about GMC Treasurer Michael Magnotta two weeks ago, today I present to you the GMC Commuter Representative, Adam Zais.   1.Your major and graduating class. –I am a REED major and will graduate this spring 2014. 2. Where are you from? –I am from Wisconsin, USA 3.Your position on the…

Media Advocacy and Campaigns

By Krista Lee “Sustainable agriculture and local food are two topics commonly discussed at our College. In an effort to dig in and explore these topics more, we decided make this the center of our Media Advocacy and Campaigns class project taught by Jason Schmitt. The assignment requires us to create a media campaign that…

US Mexico Border

*Photos by my classmate Miriel Manning* Our class took a trip to the Border Wall in Nogales, AZ and on the other side of the wall was Nogales, Mexico. The border wall is representative of a major human rights issue of our time. It was an incredibly emotional experience to be there and to see…