Football and the World

    By: Matthias Baudinet      Going off my last post on the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, I believe it is equally important to talk about football’s (soccer’s) influence and power throughout the world. As of now, I am working at a summer camp in central Florida. Besides me, being born in France, I…

The FIFA World Cup

  By: Matthias Baudinet On the 12th of June 2014 the FIFA World Cup once again stole the attention of billions of people across the globe. Including myself, many who have a passion for soccer lose themselves completely into the excitement and drama of the competition. Everyday is planned around the matches that are happening and…

Photo Journal – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Above is a shot from Pier 96 on the Hudson River. A few of my friends and I took advantage of free kayaking being offered during the weekends! I highly reccomend taking this opportunity if you’re ever in or around the city during the summer! Below is my friend from home and student at Barnard…

Quick Visits

by Krista Lee I took the Megabus home this past week for a few days for my little sister’s high school graduation! It was so nice to see the people I love and get to see them in person. Seeing her graduate was beautiful and I may have cried a bit! The night before her…

Preschool

by Krista Lee Living in Burlington has been an incredible experience and several weeks ago I got a job here as a subsitute pre-school teacher! Being a subsitute preschool teacher has been an incredible experience so far, and I am learning so much from the very intentional school environment at this preschool. It is such…

Health Hazards & Desk Jobs – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Today at the office, my boss Yin-Chu Jou (an international and NYC based concert pianist) told me that after three and a half years working in this job she had to get glasses because of how damaged her eyes became from looking at a computer screen for seven and a half hours each day. This…

Independent Study

  By: Matthias Baudinet      Academics at Green Mountain College are not like your typical liberal arts school. The Environmental Liberal Arts curriculum are evidence of that. Green Mountain College also offers Independent Study classes for students who wish to learn more about a specific subject. Granted, Independent Studies are common in many other…

NYC Update! By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

As I’ve been in Manhattan for just over two weeks now- I’m beginning to adjust. My commute to work is becoming tedious but normal and while I’ve gotten lost almost every time I’ve come home from a new catering job- I’m learning multiple new routes! Speaking of catering, I have officially been doing a lot…

Sustainability!

by Krista Lee This post is specifically meant for femme bodied folks…but it is good to learn about for everyone! You are probably getting ready to come to GMC! YAY! As you already know, Green Mountain is a school dedicated to environmental education. There are many personal sustainable choices that you can make…and I am…

Senior Year

    After three memorable and eventful years at Green Mountain College, I am finally a senior at the school that I love so much. I remember the day when I turned in my application to Green Mountain College. All of that stress, joy, and anticipation of going to college filled my head as I was…

GMC to NYC – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

So it’s almost officially been a week since I got to the Big Apple. I moved into a dorm on Columbia University’s campus on the upper west side last Sunday with my mom, my aunt, and one of my best friends from home already living on campus for another internship this summer.  This has possibly…

GMC Summer Farm Intensive – By Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

  This summer, GMC Professor Eleanor Tison is in charge of the Agriculture Farm Intensive we hold on campus and Cerridwen Farm. This intensive offers twelve credits for a summer-long program which includes farm chores and instruction in the morning and food and culture classes in the afternoon. The students learn about farming techniques with…